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Results for July 8, 2018 event at Dorothea Dix Park

The weather was great, the grass green and the courses fast. We’ll do it again next year! The event was truly a team effort from Dave, Ian, Joseph, Jeff, Debra, Vladimir and Tatyana. Thank you all. White Course: 12 KP 2.0 km 1 John Montgomery 26:07 55 64 62 60 48 50 53 67 56 […]

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July 8 Open meet at Dorothea Dix Park

On Sunday, July 8 we will hold an open sprint event at Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh, starting near the intersection of Hunt Drive and Umstead Drive. This event is now approved. The available courses will be: Beginner (white): 2.0km 12 controls Sprint A: 2.5km< 14 controls/li> Sprint B: 2.3km 11 controls/li> You may do […]

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Results – Jun-10, 80m Radio-O/ARDF, Eno River

The event was an 80m classic and held at the Eno River State Park – Few’s Ford Access. It was sunny all day and plenty hot. We had ten participants and seven starts. Many people found the Eno River area quite challenging with the change in elevaiton needed to get from one fox to the […]

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Lake Crabtree Members Farsta Relay – Sun June 17 – CANCELED

Update (June 16, 2018) We are canceling this event because of low enrollment and the bike race also taking place. Update (June 15, 2018) I was informed this week that Triangle Off-Road Cyclists (TORC) will also have a 6 hour mountain bike race on Sunday. Parking may be difficult and you will need to take […]

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Results for June 3 Sprints at Bond Park

It was a great day for orienteering on June 3 at Bond Park – sunny and warm, but manageable.  Runners had their choice of four separate maps (Beginner: 1.6km, Sprint A: 2.6km, Sprint B: 2.7km and “The Whole Enchilada”: 5.3km).  Sprints A and B had shortcut options that allowed runners to make a 2.0km course.   […]

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Open Radio-O/ARDF event at Eno River, Sun. Jun-10.

We will have an 80 m classic ARDF event at the Eno River State Park Few’s Ford Entrance at the parking lot at the end of Cole Mill Rd on Sunday, Jun-10. Everyone is welcome and we will have instruction throughout the event.  For more information about Radio-O/ARDF, see the BOK ARDF page. Starts 11:00 AM […]

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2018-05-27 ARDF/Radio-O Results

The event was designed as an 80m classic and was held at William B. Umstead State Park – South section. We had eleven participants and nine starts. Everyone did a fantastic job braving the hot and humid weather. Several people commented that the course was challenging and participants chose many different routes between the controls. […]

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June 3 Sprints in Bond Park

On Sunday, June 3 we will hold an open sprint event at Bond Park, starting at the Buehler shelter (near the boathouse).  This event is open to anyone ready to run an orange course, but due to the nature of the park should be easier than other orange courses in the area.  We will also […]

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Results May 20th 2018 Umstead West

The rain held off all day, however, it was quite humid. Thank you Vladimir Stemkovski, Mihai Ibanescu and Clint Lloyd for help with control pick up. Brown Course 3.5 KM Finish # ‘First name’ ‘Name’ TOTAL TIME ‘ST_time’ ‘FI_time’ ‘1.CN’ 1st leg ‘1.Time’ ‘2.CN’ 2nd leg ‘2.Time’ ‘3.CN’ 3rd leg ‘3.Time’ ‘4.CN’ 4th leg ‘4.Time’ […]

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Orienteering & Radio Orienteering – the Difference

There are differences and similarities between Orienteering and Radio Orienteering.   Radio-O, is commonly referred to as Amateur Radio Direction Finding or ARDF.  Both were developed as a sport after WWII as part of military training.  Orienteering to improve soldiers’ ability to navigate with a map, and Radio-O (ARDF) to locate the enemy when they used […]

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