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.


  • Glenbower Wood Trail Blazers The final competitive event in the Cork Orienteering Club Summer League took place in Glenbower Wood, Killeagh on Tuesday July 12th and John Walshe snapped some great photos of those in attendance on the night.These photos appeared in the July 20th issue of the Midleton and District News and just in case you missed them we've posted a copy of the feature below.  On the night in question the Corbett family's orienteering excellence shone through and they took the top honors on the Long course in Glenbower. This achievement ensured they headlined John Walshes report on the event which appeared in the Wednesday July 20th issue of the Evening Echo. If you missed it in the print ...
    Posted by Elaine Sheridan
  • CorkO 2016 Summer League Prize Winners Cork Orienteering Club is delighted with the success of our 2016 Summer Orienteering League. We very much appreciate the support from the many individuals and families who regularly made the journey every Tuesday evening to the various destinations throughout the city and county. Top marks to the follow individuals Claire O'Brien, Eric O'Connor, Stephen Murphy and Finn Larsson who managed to attend all the events in this year’s league. These are four truly dedicated orienteers. The CSO released some of their census statistics last week so we're going to follow their lead and give you some interesting 2016 Summer League statistics. Throughout the league campaign our Long courses covered a total of 43.8km across the ...
    Posted by Elaine Sheridan
  • Summer League #11: Farran Forest Park Tuesday July 19th Relay Race Results and Report On Tuesday night Farran Forest Park was the destination for the final event in the CorkO 2016 Summer League. Our league kicked off eleven weeks ago on an extremely wet Tuesday evening in early May but thankfully the conditions for our Summer League finale were a lot more pleasant. The weather reports early in the week indicated that Tuesday was shaping up to be the hottest day of the year to date and Met Eireann even had a high temperature weather warning in place on the day. Their forecasting was accurate and the glorious sunshine meant the park was exceptionally busy all day with picnickers, walkers and adventures trying out the Zipit Experience. Orienteers added to the bustle in the ...
    Posted 20 Jul 2016, 14:12 by Elaine Sheridan
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