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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

  • Well done to all the CorkO members who participated in the JK over the Easter weekend  Well done to all the CorkO members who travelled to South Wales over the Easter weekend to participate in the 2014 JK.This event is held on an annual basis at Easter in different parts of the UK. This years total entry of over 3000 makes it one of the biggest for several years.There were 19 CorkO members in action at the event. CorkO was led by Darren Burke, Marcus Pinker and Cillin Corbett in the M21E and Toni O'Donovan in W21E. The event was comprised of a sprint event around Swansea university on Friday followed by a two days competition in the fast open mountain side with plenty of sneaky depressions. The final competition was a relay ...
    Posted 21 Apr 2014 16:45 by Elaine Sheridan
  • Munster League #4: Crohane Lake Results The fourth event in the 2014 Munster League took place last Sunday in Crohane Lake on a fine sunny day. This area was last used for the third day of the 18th Shamrock O-Ringen.The timing of this event was selected to allow participants an opportunity to practice navigation on the open mountainside ahead of this year's Irish Orienteering Championship which will be on open terrain. The event was also the third step on our club's plan for member participation at this year's Irish Championships. So it was fantastic to see such a great turnout on the day. The club tent also made an appearance and provided an excellent location for post run analysis and refreshments ...
    Posted 14 Apr 2014 16:39 by Elaine Sheridan
  • Crohane Lake - Sunday April 13th - Munster League #4 Cork Orienteering Club are delighted to invite you to take part in the Munster League #4 event at Crohane Lake, next Sunday April 13th. This area was used for the 1998 World Cup Qualification Races and more recently at last years Shamrock O-Ringen. It is typical West Cork/Kerry open mountain with intricate contour detail providing a fantastic opportunity to practice on this type of terrain for the upcoming Irish Championships. The courses will be solely in the open terrain on the Western half as shown on the original map left.  Map used on Sunday will be the 2013 SOR map.COURSES:Brown, 8.6km, 19c, 330m climbBlue, 6.9km, 17c, 280m climbGreen, 5.8km, 14c, 220m ...
    Posted 10 Apr 2014 11:29 by Elaine Sheridan
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