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.


  • Summer League Action The 2017 Summer League featured in the July 19th issue of the Midleton and District News. There was a great full page montage of lots of happy orienteers at our recent Ballyannon Wood event.If you missed it in the print edition you can check it out below.Huge thanks to John Walshe for attending our event and taking some great photos of our summer league competitors.RUNNING WITH OUR CHAMPION - TAKE TWOOur 2017 Summer League Champion gave us another insight into his orienteering route choices and speed of decision making when he donned his headcam again and recorded his relay race run at Farran Forest Park. Some fellow competitors got caught on camera too so you might ...
    Posted 21 Jul 2017, 05:42 by Elaine Sheridan
  • CorkO 2017 Summer League Prize Winners Cork Orienteering Club is delighted with the success of our 2017 Summer Orienteering League. We very much appreciate the support from the many individuals and families who regularly made the journey every Tuesday evening to the various destinations throughout the city and county. Top marks to the follow individuals Sinead O'Donoghue, Trishia O'Mahony, Eric Curry, William Curry, Eric O'Connor, Mannix Family and Isabelle O'Brien who managed to attend all the events in this year’s league. These are all truly dedicated orienteers.Throughout the league campaign our Long courses covered a total of 48.1km across the various destinations while the Short courses amassed a staggering 27.1km of forest tracks and trails. Not so Short ...
    Posted 20 Jul 2017, 15:55 by Elaine Sheridan
  • Summer League #11: Farran Forest Park Tuesday July 18th Race Race Results and Report After eleven orienteering events in different locations around Cork city and county the CorkO 2017 Summer League drew to a close on Tuesday night in Farran Forest Park. The weather has been exceptionally good this summer and this year’s league certainly lived up to its title and delivered lots of fine summers evenings which were ideal for outdoor adventures. Thankfully, the current run of fine weather didn’t break until late Tuesday night and we were fortunate once again to enjoy another evening of glorious sunshine for our Summer League finale. It is now customary to conclude our Summer League with a fun two-person relay race. The ten previous events were all about individuals pitting their orienteering skills ...
    Posted 20 Jul 2017, 06:39 by Elaine Sheridan
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