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 Relay Teams Orienteering is mostly an individual sport but there are events throughout the year were orienteers get to pool their navigational skills and combine their all terrain fitness levels to compete as a team. We've identified three unique and challenging relay races taking place in 2020 which are- Irish Orienteering Relay Championships- Wicklow Way Relay- Beara Way RelayWe would love to have CorkO teams on the start line for these three relay races. You can find some further details on each of the races below.If you are interested in ANY or ALL of these awesome relay races please let us know and if we have enough interest we will enter CorkO teams in all these events. Hope you ...
    Posted 29 Feb 2020, 13:30 by Elaine Sheridan
  • CorkO Training Day: Tir na Spideoige, Inchigeela SATURDAY 7TH MARCH For anybody looking to progress or, improve their open-mountain orienteering, CorkO will be hosting a technical training day on Saturday March 7th. This is especially relevant for those who hope to attend the upcoming Irish Orienteering Championships! The technical training event will take place at Tir na Spideoige near Inchigeela. This is an excellent technical area and was last used for Day 3 of the 2018 Shamrock O-Ringen. The training will help people get to grips with contours which will be a benefit to their orienteering in general and especially for the Irish championships and provincial championships. The training will be tailored for the participants and is sure to be fun for all.Check out the following link ...
    Posted 25 Feb 2020, 14:17 by Elaine Sheridan
  • Munster League #3: Glengarra Wood, Tipperary SUNDAY FEBRUARY 23RD Event Info The third event in the 2020 Munster League will take place on Sunday February 23rd at Glengarra Wood, Tipperary. This a very scenic forest with two areas of Millennium Forest planting! Mixed forestry, good road/track network and open moorland. There will be courses to suit all levels of orienteering ability.COURSE INFORMATION******************************Brown            8.4km     27 controls, 230m climbBlue               7.5km     21  controls, 200m climbGreen             5.3km     18  controls, 150m climbLight Green    4.1km     14  controls, 130m climbRed                3.5km      12  controls, 80m climbOrange           3.0km     10  controls, 75m climbYellow             2.2km      7  controls, 60m climbPlaners Notes:Routes through the forest are quite runnable (minimal brashings or brambles) and there is an ...
    Posted 18 Feb 2020, 15:35 by Elaine Sheridan
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