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Nov. 18-19, 2017 Birkhead Results

We had a very successful weekend with the Advanced/Expert open event at Robbins Branch on Saturday, followed by a Mass start Score Night “O” starting at Gray Owl and then an Open event at Gray Owl on Sunday. Ken. is helping with the results as there are several issues with some controls and a Start […]

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2017 Umstead Score-O

On Sunday December 10, BOK will host its 4th annual Score-O in Umstead park.  A “Score-O” involves a course with no predetermined route, in which competitors decide which controls they want to visit, and in which order.  This event will have 1-, 2-, and 6-hour options.  It is open only to advance BOK members who […]

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Information For Gray Owl Weekend

November 18-19, 2017 Birkhead Wilderness Events Pre-registration required by Saturday morning at 7:00am.  Registration form below. Please register early because this deadline just barely gives us time to print maps. Here is a Google map with locations and directions.  It is also accessible from the website on the right hand menu under “BOK Information | […]

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Results for Chapel Hill Street-O

    Chapel Hill Street-O, 05 November 2017 It was a perfect day for distance running (low 50’s and overcast) and 24 brave orienteers came out to Hargraves Community center in Chapel Hill to attempt the inaugural Chapel Hill street-O. 44 ‘controls’ were spread over a 21 square-kilometer area, requiring well over 25 miles to […]

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Bubbagoat Results

    Bubbagoat 2017, Eno River State Park   A great weekend of orienteering kicked-off at Eno River with the Bubbagoat race. After a quick pre-race briefing, orienteers took off en masse toward thier first control. The shorter Pygmygoat course shared the first three controls with the Bubbagoat, so there were plenty of opportunities at […]

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Results – Radio-O, 80m Classic, Oct-29, Carolina North Forest

Six orienteers decided to brave the threatening weather. They were well rewarded. We only had a couple short showers. This was the longest ARDF at CNF and we’ve reached the limits of this venue for classic events. We had two special participants. Imre showed up with a receiver kit he built himself and took first […]

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Annual Meeting: Wednesday, November 1, 2017

BOK will have its Annual Meeting on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. (Updated 10/28/17) The meeting will be at Joseph and Ruth’s house at 904 Dorothea Drive, Raleigh, NC 27603 We will have our usual Pizza dinner starting at 6pm with the meeting starting at 7pm Please register to attend the Dinner & Meeting so we […]

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Results — Carolina North night-O

It was a near perfect evening for orienteering — cool, dry, and dark. It was the first time BOK has ever orienteering at Carolina North in the dark, but the venue is very well-suited for it, and it hopefully won’t be our last. Thanks to Kevin Frankowski, Kelly Sears, and Patrick Sears for help with […]

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Results for open event – Umstead North – October 15, 2017

We had a great fall day for orienteering with a large turnout that included 40 JROTC cadets. Some of the cadets were back for more after participating in a JROTC championship on Saturday. We also had three scouts from Troop 346 in Raleigh who are working on their orienteering merit badge who did a great […]

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Open Radio-O (ARDF) event at Carolina North Forest, Sun. Oct-29.

The next BOK ARDF event is Sunday October 29. 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 GPS: 35.936168 -79.065907, google […]

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