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

  • Summer League #7: Corrin Hill Wood, Fermoy TUESDAY JUNE 25TH Event Info The seventh event in the CorkO Summer League will take place at Corrin Hill Wood on Tuesday June 25th.Corrin Hill Wood is well renowned for it's distinctive Cross at the summit and the Stations of Cross which line the road on the way to the top. There is also a large cairn at the top which was much bigger in antiquity but was much diminished in 1800s by removal of stone to build barony boundary wall. The cairn also contained a cyst burial and incorporates a second world war concrete observation bunker. This historic hill top also affords fantastic views of the surrounding countryside. So be sure to take the time to appreciate them if your course takes ...
    Posted 23 Jun 2019, 22:52 by Elaine Sheridan
  • Summer League #6: Warrenscourt Wood Tuesday June 18th Results and Report Warrenscourt Wood was the orienteering destination for the sixth event in the CorkO Summer League. Almost 90 competitors headed west towards Macroom on a fine summer evening & the showers stayed away to give a very pleasant evening in the Kilmurray end of the wood. Early on it looked like we would have parking chaos when the local scout group began to arrive for an end of year BBQ with up to 25 cars to follow, thankfully they were able to change to the lower carpark & so most of the competitors arrived oblivious to the potential chaos which was averted!! Thanks to Bobby O’Connor for his help with this.There were lots of families and juniors in action on Tuesday ...
    Posted 23 Jun 2019, 22:51 by Elaine Sheridan
  • 2019 Summer League Results Update At the mid-way point in the competitive end of the 2019 Summer League it is worth taking a look at the latest Summer League Results table. So, to help motivate you on your run around Warrenscourt Wood on Tuesday evening here is a summary of the current Summer League leaderboard.In the Long course men's section Johnathan Lucey tops the leaderboard with a total of 42 points, Eric Curry is currently in second place with 59 points and Patrick Murphy is in third place with 71 points. However, there are two orienteers who will no doubt muscle their way into the top spots very soon. Both Darragh Hoare and Conrad Daly have only completed four events each to ...
    Posted 16 Jun 2019, 15:29 by Elaine Sheridan
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