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.


  • Upcoming Provincial Championships  Connacht Orienteering Championships 2016Date: Sunday 30th October 2016Location: Aghrane Wood, Ballygar, Co. Galway.Website: westerneaglesgalwayorienteers.comMap: The map scale is 1:10,000 with 5 metre contours. Surveyed and drawn by Padraig Higgins 2016Terrain: Mixed runnable forest with a good network of roads, tracks and pathsClasses: All classes will be available subject to demand. Munster Orienteering Championships 2016Date: Sunday 13th November 2016Location: Kilcoran Woods and Moorland, Kilcoran, Co. TipperaryWebsite: https://sites.google.com/site/bishopstownoc/moc2016The map is new for this event. Full details of the MOC2016 are at the link above.As has become tradition, a cake sale also takes place at the event. Donations of cakes and other treats ...
    Posted 15 Oct 2016, 16:53 by Elaine Sheridan
  • Munster League #6: Rose Castle, Killarney SUNDAY OCTOBER 9TH Event Information The next event in the on going Munster League will be hosted by Kerry Orienteers and will take place on Sunday October 9th at Rose Castle, Killarney, Co. Kerry.This picturesque area is located on the edge of Lough Leane in Killarney National Park and the autumnal colours are sure to add to the charm of this beautiful area. With six courses on offer there will be something to suit all levels of orienteering experience.Sunday's weather looks promising with dry, sunny and warm conditions forecast so why not consider a trip West and enjoy a nice run around Rose Castle and it's environs!REGISTRATION*******************At Ross Castle.Start anytime from 11am to 1pm. Loads of parking adjacent ...
    Posted 7 Oct 2016, 10:43 by Elaine Sheridan
  • Munster League #5: Rosskerrig Sheep's Head Peninsula SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 25th Event Info Join us as we take to the hills of the Sheep's Head Peninsula on Sunday 25th September for the fifth round of the 2016 Munster League.This will be an orienteering race on open mountain terrain so if you have been orienteering for a while and have never experienced open mountain terrain, then this is the event for you!COURSE INFORMATION*****************************This will be part of the Munster League 2016 series. Courses lengths as follows: Brown: 8.8km, 290m climb Blue: 6.5km 205m Green: 4.8km 140m Light Green: 3.5km 120m Red: 3.7km 145m Orange: 2.5km 80mREGISTRATION AND PARKING*************************************Start any time from 11am to 1pmRegistration will take place outside the "Tin ...
    Posted 23 Sep 2016, 06:48 by Elaine Sheridan
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