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.


  • Just for Fun - IOC 2020 Virtual Relay The IOC Relay Championship were due to take place last weekend but sadly like many sporting events were cancelled.However, this weekend for a bit of fun the Irish Orienteering Association have organised a Virtual Orienteering Relay race.So why not join in this Sunday with the IOC Virtual Orienteering Relay event.  On Sunday morning, you run, jog or walk a 2km circular route – it is important that you finish where you start.No maps or navigating required! Full details are listed below.If you would like to represent team CorkO in this virtual race please get in touch. Darren Burke has kindly agreed to be the CorkO team manager so if you are interested in competing in this fun ...
    Posted 7 May 2020, 01:04 by Elaine Sheridan
  • Virtual Junior Table Quiz Thanks to the O’Brien clan the Irish Orienteering Association are still going to be able to host the annual Table Quiz normally held at the IOC – we will just host it virtually. The quiz will take place on Saturday, 2nd May at 8:30pm and will be hosted on Zoom and Kahoot. The fee per household is €10 and registration is taken as participants donate via the following link:http://www.idonate.ie/JuniorOrienteeringTableQuiz2020The link to the quiz and further instructions will be sent by receipt email after the donation. All proceeds will go to the ISPCC Childline.
    Posted 27 Apr 2020, 10:14 by Elaine Sheridan
  • Orienteering Podcast CorkO's Josh O'Sullivan Hourihan recently did a podcast for Orienteering Ireland were he chatted with his brother Zac about training pre and post the current restrictions as he prepares for the World Orienteering Championship 2020.Sadly, WOC 2020 like so many races and events has been postponed until later in the year and Josh discusses how he is dealing with the postponements and cancellations of various races and how he has adapted his training plan to deal with this.The podcast also includes some questions and answers from some of his instagram followers.It is well worth a list as there are some interesting insights into the training schedule, discipline and motivation required to represent Ireland and compete ...
    Posted 24 Apr 2020, 16:55 by Elaine Sheridan
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