Welcome to Cork Orienteering Club

If you are looking for a healthy, fun outdoor activity then why not try orienteering. Cork Orienteering Club organises and promotes the sport of orienteering in the Cork area, both City and County.

Our events cater for all ages and fitness levels, it does not matter how young, old or fit you are, as you can run, walk or jog the course and progress at your own pace. We are always delighted to welcome beginners and families to our events, and we will have someone on hand at each event to show you the ropes.

Our aim is to promote orienteering as an outdoor sport that is enjoyed by families, hikers, bikers, social walkers, social runners, serious runners, adventure racers and anyone who loves the outdoors. Orienteering – The adventure sport for all.

LATEST CLUB NEWS

  • Summer League #4: Regional Park Ballincollig TUESDAY MAY 30TH Event Info The fourth event in the Cork Orienteering Club Summer League will take place on Tuesday May 30th at the Regional Park Ballincollig. Please note this event will start from the MIDDLE CAR PARK and the race format will be different to our other Summer League events so please pay particular attention to the Course information below.The park extends along the south bank of the river Lee and the terrain is mixed parkland, with fast grass and path sections, some forest run and some undergrowth. The land was originally part of the Ballincollig Gunpowder Mills and the eastern end of the park is where the many ruins of the old Gunpowder Factory are still visible. Interesting route choice is provided ...
    Posted 26 May 2017, 02:22 by Elaine Sheridan
  • Summer League #3: Doneraile Park Tuesday May 23rd Results and Report The sun shone brightly in Doneraile Park on Tuesday evening for the third event in the CorkO Summer League. A warm welcome from our North Cork members awaited all competitors who travelled from near and far to the event. The glorious sunshine and marvellous location attracted 97 entrants but given many participants opted to work as a team there was probably well over 100 in action on the night. We were delighted to see so many families and groups in attendance and we were thrilled to see the Fermoy Cub Scouts back for more orienteering adventures. Tuesday’s event also coincided with World Orienteering Day and certificates of participation were presented to all juniors at the finish. Check out the ...
    Posted 25 May 2017, 16:16 by Elaine Sheridan
  • Summer League #3: Doneraile Park, Doneraile TUESDAY MAY 23RD Event Info The 3rd event in the CorkO Summer League will take place in Doneraile Park, next Tuesday May 23rd. Hope you will come along and take advantage of the opportunity to experience this magnificent setting and sample the wonderful parkland terrain. It is sure to be a fun evening and with numerous picnic tables and a large children's playground it caters well for families and offers plenty of post run entertainment. All who travel the comfortable 45 minute drive from Cork City won't be disappointed!*******************COURSE INFOThe Long Course: 5km, 24 controls, 50m climbThe Short Course: 2.5km, 12 controlsAfter last week many will be glad to hear that there is no appreciable climb on either ...
    Posted 19 May 2017, 08:13 by Elaine Sheridan
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