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.


  • Summer League #2: Doneraile Park, Doneraile TUESDAY MAY 21ST Event Info The second event in the CorkO Summer League will take place in Doneraile Park, next Tuesday May 21st.On the night we will be celebrating World Orienteering Day and we encourage everyone to bring their family, friends or work colleagues to the event to try the sport of orienteering in this fabulous setting.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 ...
    Posted by Elaine Sheridan
  • Summer League #1: Fota House and Gardens Tuesday May 14th Results and Report The 2019 CorkO Summer League got off to a cracking start on Tuesday night in Fota House and Gardens. The sun shone brightly on the night and over 100 enthusiastic orienteers turned up to begin their summer league campaign.We were delighted to see so many familiar faces returning for another season of summer orienteering. We were also thrilled to welcome some new individuals and families to the summer league and to the sport of orienteering. A large group from the Fermoy Scouts were also present to test their navigational skills. There was certainly a taste of summer in the air on Tuesday night and I hope you all enjoyed your orienteering adventure around these stunning surrounds.The planner confined ...
    Posted 16 May 2019, 10:25 by Elaine Sheridan
  • Summer League #1: Fota House and Gardens TUESDAY MAY 14TH Event Info I hope you are all as excited about the start of the 2019 Summer League as we are. This year's league will kick off next TUESDAY MAY 14TH at FOTA HOUSE AND GARDENS.Fota's arboretum and gardens are internationally recognised and have the finest collections of rare and tender trees and shrubs grown outdoors in Ireland and Britain and I'm sure their colours will provide a stunning backdrop for Tuesday's orienteering event.This beautiful parkland terrain provides an ideal location to commence our Summer League. With a good network of paths the area is very buggy friendly. This location always proves popular with families and is a delightful area for beginners and those new to the ...
    Posted 13 May 2019, 01:11 by Elaine Sheridan
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