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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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November 20th, 2014

Advanced at Birkhead Nov 23, 2014

Results: We got an early start to avoid the rain.  It worked.  We had a few sprinkles, but the steady rain held off until everyone returned.  The consensus was that the courses were very difficult and the results attests to that. Nov 23, 2014 Birkhead NE   Nov 23, 2014 Birkhead NE Results Red Course: […]

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November 18th, 2014

Results for Regular Event at Umstead South – Nov 16, 2014

We were quite fortunate that the rain decided to start only around 4 PM. By that time everybody finished, so only the people who went picking up remote controls got caught in it. And we do want to thank everybody who helped with the event right away: – Joseph Huberman – teaching the class (and […]

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October 22nd, 2014

10/18/14 Night Dog Bones at Schenck Forest Results

This was our first night event at Schenck Forest.  The Dog Bones format requires that two controls be done as a pair without another control between the pair.  It was arranged so that 41 and 51 had to be done together and the others followed suit i.e. 43-53, 58-48 etc.  The point value was the […]

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October 21st, 2014

2014 Bubba-goat Results

BubbaGoat: 19 Oct 2014, Umstead North BOK’s 2014 Bubba- and Pygmy-goats capped a great weekend of three mass-start events in and around Umstead State Park. With ideal weather and open runnable woods, the leaders of these races were able to make pretty short work of their courses. Kevin Wilkinson, winner of the Bubbagoat, held a […]

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September 23rd, 2014

Line-O results 2014-09-21 Lake Crabtree County park

Line-O results 2014-09-21 Lake Crabtree County park

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