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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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March 29th, 2015

March 22, Falls Lake Results

Thank you to all the competitors who came out to our first o-meet. The sun never really came out until control pickup time, but it was pleasant and dry. Or at least dry above the ankles for those who passed through the muddy patches. Thank you especially for keeping up the good cheer while braving […]

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March 16th, 2015

Mar 8, 2015 – Red Course (video)

Brian Thompson (who won the Red course) recorded his run on a camera. The video (with occasional inline comments) is available here.

Check it out, it’s very cool!


March 14th, 2015

Falls Lake Advanced O-Meet

BOK members who have completed a brown, green, or red course are invited to the advanced o-meet at Falls Lake on Mar-22, Sunday. Wear old clothes to brave the infamous Falls Lake thorns.

The usual brown, green, and red courses will open at 10:00 AM and the courses will close at 2:00 PM.  Please register for the event by noon on Mar-21.

See you at the start.

March 13th, 2015

Results for Regular Event in South Umstead – Mar 8, 2015

It was a great day for orienteering, the first truly “Spring” meet. Some people even said that it was too hot! We had a good turnout and quite challenging courses. Yellow course led people off trails and deep into the woods and advanced runners got a chance to explore rarely used eastern part of the […]

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March 9th, 2015

Results for February 28, 2015 Bond Park Night-O

Snow!!! Ice!!! Water!!!

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