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 #2: Glengarra Wood, Tipperary SUNDAY FEBRUARY 18TH Event Info The second event in the 2018 Munster League will take place on Sunday February 18th at Glengarra Wood, Tipperary. This a very scenic forest with two areas of Millennium Forest planting! Mixed forestry, good road/track network and open moorland. There will be courses to suit all levels of orineteering ability.COURSE INFORMATION******************************Brown           7.0kmBlue              6.2kmGreen           4.8kmLight Green   3.4kmRed               2.7kmOrange          2.3kmSTART TIMES******************Competitors can start anytime from 11am to 1pm.Please let us know if you are bringing a group.DIRECTIONS****************Glengarra Wood is very accessible from Cork and Dublin via the M8 motorway. Parking is in the first car park on the right hand side, after you ...
    Posted 14 Feb 2018, 05:22 by Elaine Sheridan
  • CorkO club hike this Sunday Join us for a sociable hike up Galtymore on Sunday morning. Meeting in the King's Yard at 10.00am sharp. The hike will be led by John Scannell and will be an approximately 12km loop taking in the summit of Galtymore. Relaxed pace. Please bring appropriate gear (i.e. no jeans or runners!) and bring a packed lunch. All welcome.
    Posted 26 Jan 2018, 12:54 by Rob McEvoy
  • CorkO winter circuit training HiHope you had a great Christmas and best wishes for 2018.There's an exciting year of orienteering fixtures ahead: an Irish champs in Sligo and Donegal; the Shamrock O-ringen around the Cork - Kerry border.If you'd like to be in good condition to enjoy the orienteering why not join our winter circuit training group. There are 5 spaces remaining.All fitness levels and all ages 16-70+ are welcome.. Details are below.ThanksDanny***********************************************************Last winter CorkO organised a successful Strength and Conditioning class throughout the winter. 16 of us did a weekly session improving our flexibility and balance. The training is specially geared to running helping to avoid injuries and improve your strength and stride ...
    Posted 6 Jan 2018, 08:44 by Rob McEvoy
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