Orienteering Raleigh NC

Backwoods Orienteering Klub, founded November 15, 1978 sponsors events and teaches orienteering in the North Carolina piedmont, around Raleigh, NC.

We invite you to try orienteering with us. Everyone is welcome at all our events. We always offer beginning, intermediate, advanced and expert courses (routes through the woods) at every Regular event.

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August 19th, 2018

Results for Aug 12 2018 Members event in West Umstead

We had a small group of orienteers competing in brutal hot/humid conditions at West Umstead. Thank you all for coming! The courses were rather difficult (hence a number of DNFs) even though a couple of controls were hanged a bit too high off the ground. Special thanks to Dave Waller for vetting the course and […]

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July 9th, 2018

Results for July 8, 2018 event at Dorothea Dix Park

The weather was great, the grass green and the courses fast. We’ll do it again next year! The event was truly a team effort from Dave, Ian, Joseph, Jeff, Debra, Vladimir and Tatyana. Thank you all. White Course: 12 KP 2.0 km 1 John Montgomery 26:07 55 64 62 60 48 50 53 67 56 […]

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June 11th, 2018

Results – Jun-10, 80m Radio-O/ARDF, Eno River

The event was an 80m classic and held at the Eno River State Park – Few’s Ford Access. It was sunny all day and plenty hot. We had ten participants and seven starts. Many people found the Eno River area quite challenging with the change in elevaiton needed to get from one fox to the […]

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June 3rd, 2018

Results for June 3 Sprints at Bond Park

It was a great day for orienteering on June 3 at Bond Park – sunny and warm, but manageable.  Runners had their choice of four separate maps (Beginner: 1.6km, Sprint A: 2.6km, Sprint B: 2.7km and “The Whole Enchilada”: 5.3km).  Sprints A and B had shortcut options that allowed runners to make a 2.0km course.   […]

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May 28th, 2018

2018-05-27 ARDF/Radio-O Results

The event was designed as an 80m classic and was held at William B. Umstead State Park – South section. We had eleven participants and nine starts. Everyone did a fantastic job braving the hot and humid weather. Several people commented that the course was challenging and participants chose many different routes between the controls. […]

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