This event is for advanced orienteers (BOK members who have completed a brown, green, or red course). Don’t forget, you must pre-register. There will be Brown, Green and Red courses available. Thick vegetation, spiders and ticks (take precaution) are highly probable on all courses.
The courses will be opened at 10 AM and everybody must start by noon and finish by 1.30 PM.
Help with controls pick up will be greatly appreciated!
Parking outside of the gate (as usual). No dogs are allowed (even on a leash).
– Vladimir and Tatyana
The sprint event at at Lake Crabtree County Park, was a lot of fun. After a week with plenty of rain, we thought Sunday would be relatively fine. At around 9:30 or so, a huge thunderstorm rolled in as Pat and I were setting controls. With my map now an illegible sodden replica of its […]
While most folks around the Triangle were celebrating Father’s day, a group of advanced orienteers came to Umstead instead to honor the much lesser-known holiday “rootstock appreciation day”. With only three exceptions, every control on each course was at a rootstock – some were large, new, obvious, and magnificent; others were old, decaying, small, […]
First of all I want to thank everybody who helped with this event. So many people contributed, even a few people who weren’t able to come to the actual event! Joseph Huberman and Ruth Bromer – designed courses, printed map, provided overall organization. Joseph also taught the beginners class Ian Shields – set ribbons Kelly […]
We had perfect weather for the Mother’s Day Sprint at Lake Johnson and we started early to get ahead of the heat. Ruth designed the courses so the pace would be fast. The difficulty was mostly Orange and Vladimir topped the speed at 8:20 per K for the best run of the event. We started […]