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 #3: Doneraile Park, Doneraile TUESDAY MAY 22ND Event Info The 3rd event in the CorkO Summer League will take place in Doneraile Park, next Tuesday May 22nd.Hope you will come along and take advantage of the opportunity to experience this magnificent setting and sample the wonderful parkland terrain. It is sure to be a fun evening and with numerous picnic tables and a large children's playground it caters well for families and offers plenty of post run entertainment. All who travel the comfortable 45 minute drive from Cork City won't be disappointed!*******************COURSE INFOThe Long Course: 5.2km, 23 controls, 60m climbThe Short Course: 2.4km, 14 controls, 30m climbAfter last week many will be glad to hear that there is no appreciable ...
    Posted 21 May 2018, 04:48 by Elaine Sheridan
  • Summer League #2: Currabinny Wood Tuesday May 15th Results and Report The second event in the CorkO Summer League saw a crowd of over 85 orienteers converge in Currabinny Wood near Ringaskiddy on Tuesday night. The drizzle early in the evening didn’t deter our enthusiastic followers from attending the event. Thankfully, it cleared quickly and all in attendance got to enjoy some challenging orienteering at this hilly destination. Once again, we were delighted to welcome so many families to the event. It is great to see so many out enjoying the bright summer evenings and trying out the sport of orienteering in the process. The Currabinny map is comprised of numerous trails at different levels around this prominent hill overlooking Cork harbour. The Short course managed to avoid any gruelling ...
    Posted 17 May 2018, 12:40 by Elaine Sheridan
  • Summer League #2: Currabinny Wood, Ringaskiddy TUESDAY MAY 15TH Event Info The second event in the 2018 Summer League will take place on TUESDAY MAY 15TH at CURRABINNY WOOD, Ringaskiddy.We had a great turnout last Tuesday night and we'd highly recommend a visit to Currabinny Wood. This wood is located on a prominent hill on a peninsula overlooking Cork Harbour. The hillock slopes down to the sea on three sides. Legend has it that it's name commemorates a giant, Binne, whose burial chamber surmounts the hill (‘Corra’) to this day. This "Giant's grave" and an octagonal gazebo tea house are just two of the distinctive features on offer in this wood.It is sure to present new and interesting orienteering challenges to all who partake. Just ...
    Posted 11 May 2018, 01:54 by Elaine Sheridan
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