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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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Results for Eno River (19 Feb)

19 Feb, Eno River A picture-perfect warm sunny February afternoon brought 32 orienteers out to Eno River State Park to enjoy some great orienteering. Eno River is a much hillier and steeper venue than most others locations that BOK uses. As such, courses can be designed with route choices that either embrace or avoid climb. […]

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Members event, 19 Feb, Eno River

On Sunday February 19, BOK will hold a Member event at Eno River State Park.  This is event is open to club members who have completed an expert (brown, green, or red) course.  You must pre-register for this event here, before 5:00 PM on Friday, February 17, so that we know how many maps to print.   […]

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How to interpret the results

When you look at the posted results there is a dizzying array of numbers. This article will help you make sense of them. If you want to know how to see how you compared to others on each leg of the event, then read on…

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Results for Feb 5, 2017 event in North Umstead

It was a great day for being in the woods and we had big turnout. Thank you all for coming! The courses were mostly fast running, except for the Green and Red ones, where the runners had to deal with a couple of hills in the rarely used part of the East Umstead. Special thanks […]

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Results for January 22, 2017 Umstead South

The weather threatened us with downpours and thunderstorms but backed down at the last minute. In spite of the blustering weather forecast, the event had a good turnout. We ended up with a relatively pleasant, overcast day, with a light misting drizzle which only started during control pickup. There were numerous Did Not Finish results […]

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