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.


  • CorkO winter circuit training HiHope you had a great Christmas and best wishes for 2018.There's an exciting year of orienteering fixtures ahead: an Irish champs in Sligo and Donegal; the Shamrock O-ringen around the Cork - Kerry border.If you'd like to be in good condition to enjoy the orienteering why not join our winter circuit training group. There are 5 spaces remaining.All fitness levels and all ages 16-70+ are welcome.. Details are below.ThanksDanny***********************************************************Last winter CorkO organised a successful Strength and Conditioning class throughout the winter. 16 of us did a weekly session improving our flexibility and balance. The training is specially geared to running helping to avoid injuries and improve your strength and stride ...
    Posted 6 Jan 2018, 08:44 by Rob McEvoy
  • Ballincollig Christmas Fun event Results and Report We were delighted to welcome orienteers from near and far to Ballincollig Regional Park last Wednesday for our annual Christmas fun event. As usual we saw many familiar faces who were home for Christmas, and there was a very sociable atmosphere at the registration tent as old friends and old orienteering rivals caught up with one another.It was a cold but sunny winter's morning and our orienteers were keen to get running and warm up as soon as possible! We had 51 entries on our "Simple Score" course which was suitable for beginners and juniors. The aim on the Simple course was to punch as many controls as possible within 30 minutes. Although there were 16 controls up ...
    Posted 29 Dec 2017, 02:49 by Rob McEvoy
  • Provisional results from Ballincollig Score event Here are the provisional results from today's event at Ballincollig. Thanks to all who took part - it was great to see so many people out orienteering on a cold winter's morning! More details on the results to follow, but here are points tallies. Points scored after 30 minutes on the Simple course and after 50 minutes on the Snooker course count as zero.Simple Score: Name Total Ciara O'Brien 12 Lucy O'Brien 12 Julien Beuken 12 Joseph Lawlor 11 Katie Meldrum 11 Ciara Meldrum 11 Ber O'Sullivan 10 Conor Lande 10 Lily Meldrum 10 John Murphy 10 Jill Murphy 10 Laura Cox 10 Jana Cox 10 Amelie O'Donovan 9 Aidan Hennessy 9 Sean Hennessy ...
    Posted 27 Dec 2017, 15:18 by Rob McEvoy
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