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.


  • 2019 Strength and Conditioning Classes Hi All,For the last number of years CorkO have organised a successful Strength and Conditioning class throughout the winter. This weekly session helps improve our flexibility and balance. The training is specially geared to running helping to avoid injuries and improve your strength and stride.This new year we'll be commencing our next block of classes with a professional trainer in Fitnessworx gym on the Tramore RoadWhen:-       8pm on Monday eveningsStart-date:- Monday 14th JanuaryDuration:-   12 weeksCost:-         CorkO members €60 non-members €70All fitness levels welcome, everyone can do the exercises at their own pace.Non-CorkO members welcome.We have 20 places so email Danny NOW at dannyohare (at) gmail (dot) com ...
    Posted 5 Jan 2019, 12:54 by Elaine Sheridan
  • Christmas Fun Event Fota House and Gardens THURSDAY DECEMBER 27TH Event Info Join us next Thursday 27th December at Fota House and Gardens for some festive orienteering fun!This year's event will be a Reindeer Scrabble Score.Blitzen, Rudolph, Dasher, Dancer, Vixen, Comet and Cupid. The aim is to spell the name of as many reindeer as possible using the lettered controls in the allocated 45-minute time limit. Words can be gotten in any order however all words must be spelled correctly. Each control can be visited only once so multiples of some letters are on the map. To make it a bit easier; possible (high scoring) different combinations are below, remember words can be gotten in any order so long as they are spelled correctly. Can you find the ...
    Posted 23 Dec 2018, 18:33 by Elaine Sheridan
  • Munster League #9: Kilworth Military Ranges, Kilworth Sunday December 16th Results and Report Kilworth Military Range was the destination for the final event in the 2018 Munster League. All the entrants who choose orienteering over Christmas shopping on Sunday December 16th were treated to an early Christmas surprise. Despite the driving rain that most competitors encountered enroute to Kilworth Military Camp there was a welcome surprise in store for all at their orienteering destination. The rain ceased and clouds parted and the clear blue sky provided some fantastic views across the camp and it's environs and made for a very pleasant orienteering experience on the day.Kilworth camp always features late in the orienteering calendar and regular visitors to this area come prepared for the cold and wet conditions but the balmy ...
    Posted 23 Dec 2018, 18:18 by Elaine Sheridan
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