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 #5: Tramore Valley Park Tuesday June 28th Event Info The fifth event in the CorkO Summer League will take place on Tuesday June 28th at Tramore Valley Park.The Park is located at the old Kinsale Road landfill site and is enclosed by the Tramore river, the Trabeg river and the South Ring road. The rough open land is a meadow at present, mown paths are not marked on the maps. Grass might be slippery if the weather is wet.******************COURSE INFOLong Course 4.3km offering lots of route choice and navigationShort Course 2.1km and can be navigated on paths although there are shorter routes (i.e. buggy friendly)All controls from the park will be removed at 7:30pm.*************ENTRYEnter on line at ...
    Posted 25 Jun 2022, 09:38 by Elaine Sheridan
  • Summer League #4: Regional Park Ballincollig TUESDAY JUNE 21ST Event Info The fourth event in the Cork Orienteering Club Summer League will take place on Tuesday June 21st at the Regional Park Ballincollig. Please note this event will start from the MIDDLE CAR PARK.The park extends along the south bank of the river Lee and the terrain is mixed parkland, with fast grass and path sections, some forest run and some undergrowth. The land was originally part of the Ballincollig Gunpowder Mills and the eastern end of the park is where the many ruins of the old Gunpowder Factory are still visible. Interesting route choice is provided by the limited number of crossing points along the canals and millraces which run throughout the park.*****************COURSE INFO:Short course, 3.2km ...
    Posted 20 Jun 2022, 01:47 by Elaine Sheridan
  • Summer League #3: Ballyannon Wood, Midleton Tuesday June 14th Event Info The third event in the CorkO Summer League will take place at Ballyannon Wood in Midleton on Tuesday June 14thBallyannon Wood is a beautiful mature mixed woodland located at the end of Dyers Road in Midleton on the Owenacurra Esturary. It is a relatively small wood with a very extensive network of paths. The similarity between a number of these paths often causes confusion and one junction in the centre of the wood has six such paths off it. It might be beneficial to have a compass on hand to aid navigation and relocation!*******************COURSE INFOLong Course: 3.8kmShort Course: 2.2km (Buggy friendly albeit with some root ruts on a few of the paths)****************START TIMES ...
    Posted 8 Jun 2022, 16:29 by Elaine Sheridan
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