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Members event — June 4 — Eno River

On Sunday June 4, Josef Trzicky will challenge us with new courses at Eno River State Park.  This event is open to club members who have completed an expert (brown, green, or red) course.  Note that this event will have a mass start at 10:00.  Competitors will first complete a short prologue on relatively flat […]

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Results for Open Event at Umstead South, May 21, 2017

Great weather for an event at the beginning of summer

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Open Radio-O (ARDF) event at Carolina North Forest, Sat. Jun-3.

Get ready for the second open ARDF event of 2017, Sat. June 3! For more information about Radio-O/ARDF, see the BOK ARDF page. Starts 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Course closes at 3:00 PM. We will meet at the East Entrance to Carolina North Forest. Take Municipal Drive off of MLK Jr. BLVD. (Parking lot […]

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Results from Members event Umstead West May 14th 2017

Beautiful weather and perfect day for orienteering. The courses were quite challenging. Several participants had problems with the controls on the west side of Old Reedy Creek Rd. Joseph H showed us what a devoted orienteer he is on his way to control # 55. He finished this 750 m long leg in no less […]

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Results – May-13, 2017. Radio-O/ARDF Carolina North Forest

The weather was perfect for running at Carolina North Forest (CNF). It threatened to rain just a bit but we stayed dry the entire time. We even had some patches of blue sky float by. Some orienteers arrived before noon, got instruction, felt confident, and headed onto the course early. Most of the participants took […]

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Results for open event at Carolina North Forest

23 April 2017, Carolina North Forest Over forty-five brave orienteers did not let the rain stop them from enjoying BOK’s first public event at Carolina North Forest. Although the conditions were rather soggy, the courses were fairly fast, and people were treated to a wide variety of terrain and map features. Runners on the expert […]

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Open event at Carolina North Forest (Chapel Hill/Carrboro)

Everyone is welcome to our first public orienteering event at Carolina North Forest, on 23 April. Registration and starts will be near the parking lot of Seawell Elementary school (GPS coordinates = 35.940102, -79.078815). If you’re coming in a group of 5 or more, please pre-register here to help streamline your registration process, and to […]

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Results for Members event in Birkhead Wilderness on Apr 2, 2017

It was a perfect day for orienteering. Nice weather, beautiful open forest. The courses didn’t have a lot of elevation gain (as far as Birkhead goes…), but were challenging from navigation stand point. Hence, the long times. While running in Birkhead, one has to be very careful to stay in tune with the map – […]

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Results for Members Sprint event at Bond Park, March 26, 2017

We had a great turnout and wonderful weather for the Members Sprint event at Bond Park with most people running both courses. As it was the directors’ first time with course design and setting, there was a lot of valuable feedback from participants! Overall it was a great experience – for everyone, we hope! Special […]

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Results for for Umstead South March 19 open event

We had a somewhat cold and windy day for Sunday but a good turnout nevertheless. Despite my best efforts to estimate map quantities, we ran out of orange and green maps and nearly ran out of red. My thanks to those who turned in their maps for others to use. Unfortunately three runners downloaded without […]

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