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

  • 2014 Munster Championships Muckross House, Killarney SUNDAY NOVEMBER 2nd Details of this year’s Munster Orienteering Championships (MOC) have recently been announced and the 2014 MOC will take place on Sunday November 2nd at Muckross House. We would love to see team CorkO well represented at this championship event.Therefore we would like to encourage all of our members and especially our newest recruits to consider competing at this year’s event. If you've never attended a Championship event before then our regional championships is the ideal place to start. There will be classes to suit all ages. The event will take place at Muckross House which is a nineteenth century Victorian mansion located in the stunning surrounds of Killarney National Park. The house stands close to the ...
    Posted 15 Oct 2014 16:56 by Elaine Sheridan
  • WATO: Déise Days Orienteering Weekend If you're looking to escape all or part of the Jazz in Cork this Bank Holiday weekend then why not consider testing your orienteering prowess on some of the varied terrain and courses on offer at the Déise Day Orienteering Weekend being organised by Waterford Orienteers (WATO). Three days of orienteering in    1. Tramore, Co Waterford    2. Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny    3. Urban Race around Waterford City's Viking Quarter.Further detail on these events is available here. Final details on each day will be posted on the WATO website closer to the event.Please also note that online entries close on October 18th.
    Posted 15 Oct 2014 02:09 by Elaine Sheridan
  • Munster League #8: Glengarra Wood Sunday October 12th Results and Report Glengarra Wood located on the southern slopes of the Galtee Mountains was the destination for the eighth event in the 2014 Munster League. The 84 competitors in action on the day were greeted with glorious sunshine and challenging and scenic terrain. We were especially delighted to welcome a large contingent from Waterford Orienteers (WATO) who journeyed to the event. The narrow start window created a more social atmosphere at the start and finish and no doubt competitors crossed paths more frequently on the terrain as a result. The courses on the day were physically and mentally demanding but we hope you all enjoyed the orienteering in these stunning environs. The ground in Glengarra slopes down towards the river which splits ...
    Posted 14 Oct 2014 16:15 by Elaine Sheridan
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