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.

LATEST CLUB NEWS

  • Cork League #2: Walshtown Wood Sunday November 23rd Results and Report The second event in our Cork League saw a crowd of sixty plus competitors converge at Walshtown Wood on Sunday morning. We were delighted to welcome a large group of eager beaver Scouts from Glanworth to the event. We hope they enjoyed their orienteering adventure. Our Kilworth event in early December is renowned for frosty conditions so many competitors were surprised to encounter similar frosty conditions in Walshtown so early in the season. There certainly wasn’t much dawdling following registration as competitors were keen to keep warm and get started. Thankfully, the crisp fresh air gave way to fabulous bright sunshine as the morning progressed and it really was a fabulous day to be outdoors. Following all the rain ...
    Posted 23 Nov 2014 16:11 by Elaine Sheridan
  • Cork League #2: Walshtown Wood, Dungourney SUNDAY NOVEMBER 23RD The second event in the Cork Orienteering Club Cork League will take place on SUNDAY NOVEMBER 23RD at WALSHTOWN WOOD near Dungourney.The map has a good network of tracks and rides together with an amount of feature detail in some parts, in other places it has a large area of open woodland intersected by a single forest road with very sparse ground movement or feature detail. A compass may be beneficial in these areas.--------------------COURSE INFOBeginners, 3.5kmImprovers, 3.8kmShort Technical, 5.5kmLong Technical, 8.5kmThis event will use electronic punching.-------------------START TIMES:Competitions can start any time between 11:30am and 12:30pm--------------PARKING:The road running by the wood is extremely narrow ...
    Posted 19 Nov 2014 09:12 by Elaine Sheridan
  • 2014 Connacht Regional Orienteering Championships - Strandhill Sligo Well done to all our members who made the long journey to the North West on Sunday November 16th to compete in the 2014 Connacht Championships at Strandhill in Co. SligoCorkO had two winners on the day with John Scannell and Agris Kramins both winning their respective classes. Congratulations for all of us.Thanks to Galway Orienteers - The Western Eagles for all their work in staging the event.
    Posted 16 Nov 2014 16:04 by Elaine Sheridan
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