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 #3: Knocknagalty, Limerick SUNDAY FEBRUARY 24TH Event Info The second event in the 2019 Munster League will take place this Sunday February 24th at Knocknagalty, (Galty Wood), near Kilbeheny on the Limerick/Tipperary border. Mixed forestry, good road/track network. There will be courses to suit all levels of orienteering ability.SportIdent electronic timing will be used.COURSE INFORMATION******************************Brown 6.9kmBlue 5.4kmGreen 3.8kmLt green 2.3kmOrange 2.6kmYellow 1.7kmThe map has been updated. The forest is very nice place for a run.START TIMES******************Competitors can start anytime from 10:45am to 12:45pmPlease let us know by Friday if you are bringing a group - to ensure we have enough maps.Course closing time is 2pm - controls ...
    Posted 19 Feb 2019, 02:20 by Elaine Sheridan
  • Irish Orienteering Championships 2019 A new year means new orienteering adventures and one key date for your 2019 orienteering diary is the Irish Orienteering Championships weekend.This year's Irish Orienteering Championships will take place on the May bank holiday weekend in counties Fermanagh, Cavan and Tyrone. Fermanagh Orienteers will be hosting this year's event and have planned four days of championship action on challenging terrain for us all to enjoy.The full orienteering program for those who venture north for the May Bank holiday weekend includes:Friday 3rd May – Sprint Race at Florence Court EstateSaturday 4th May – Middle Distance Race at Castle ArchdaleSunday 5th May – Classic Distance Race at the Burren, County CavanMonday 6th May – Relay at Parkanaur, County ...
    Posted 28 Jan 2019, 03:21 by Elaine Sheridan
  • 2019 Strength and Conditioning Classes Hi All,For the last number of years CorkO have organised a successful Strength and Conditioning class throughout the winter. This weekly session helps improve our flexibility and balance. The training is specially geared to running helping to avoid injuries and improve your strength and stride.This new year we'll be commencing our next block of classes with a professional trainer in Fitnessworx gym on the Tramore RoadWhen:-       8pm on Monday eveningsStart-date:- Monday 14th JanuaryDuration:-   12 weeksCost:-         CorkO members €60 non-members €70All fitness levels welcome, everyone can do the exercises at their own pace.Non-CorkO members welcome.We have 20 places so email Danny NOW at dannyohare (at) gmail (dot) com ...
    Posted 5 Jan 2019, 12:54 by Elaine Sheridan
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