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.


  • Munster League #5: Rosskerrig Sheep's Head Peninsula SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 25th Event Info Join us as we take to the hills of the Sheep's Head Peninsula on Sunday 25th September for the fifth round of the 2016 Munster League.This will be an orienteering race on open mountain terrain so if you have been orienteering for a while and have never experienced open mountain terrain, then this is the event for you!COURSE INFORMATION*****************************This will be part of the Munster League 2016 series. Courses lengths as follows: Brown: 8.8km, 290m climb Blue: 6.5km 205m Green: 4.8km 140m Light Green: 3.5km 120m Red: 3.7km 145m Orange: 2.5km 80mREGISTRATION AND PARKING*************************************Start any time from 11am to 1pmRegistration will take place outside the "Tin ...
    Posted 23 Sep 2016, 06:48 by Elaine Sheridan
  • Autumn League #5: Tramore Valley Park Tuesday September 20th Results and Report The fifth and final event in the CorkO Autumn League took place in Tramore Valley Park on Tuesday night. Over 50 orienteers turned out to avail of the final opportunity in 2016 for some evening orienteering. It has been four years since we last staged an orienteering event on this map and in that time there have been several additions to the park such as the BMX track, changing facilities, cycle tracks, surfaced roads and car parks. Many of our regular supporters are well acquainted with the landscape and features at many of the forests and parks utilised during the Summer and Autumn leagues. So despite the very central location of Tramore Valley Park this map and terrain was unfamiliar ...
    Posted 23 Sep 2016, 01:43 by Elaine Sheridan
  • Autumn League #4: Doneraile Park Sunday September 18th Results and Report The 11th Annual Cliona Callanan Memorial Orienteering Event took place in Doneraile Park on Sunday September 18th. Thankfully, the dull grey skies and wet conditions on Sunday morning weren't enough to deter many eager orienteers from making the journey to Doneraile Park in North Cork to test their navigational skills and simultaneously support a charity that does fantastic work. They say there is no such thing as bad weather just bad gear and it seemed all of Sunday's entrants came well prepared for the conditions.The tent and bunting was up in the park and all participants received a warm welcome from our north cork crew and all their family and friends who assisted at the event. There ...
    Posted 22 Sep 2016, 02:40 by Cork Orienteering
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