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Open event at Umstead North – Sept 30

We will have an OPEN event at Umstead Park North on Sunday September 30, 2018. Everyone is welcome. The event starts at noon. We will have a beginners class at 12:30. Last starts at 2 PM. Everybody must finish by 3 PM. We will have all regular courses from beginner to expert, White through Blue. […]

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Members Event, Eno River, 6/7 October

On Saturday and Sunday October 6 & 7, BOK will hold two Member events at Eno River State Park: a Saturday night-O; and a Sunday morning classic event.  Attend one or both; but note that attending the night-O on Saturday will require camping out at the park.  These events are open to BOK members who […]

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Results for Sep 9, 2018 open event in Umstead South

It was humid and rather hot, but not the worst day of the summer. We had a good turnout with 99 starts! Thank you all for coming! Controls #72 and #73 were switched on the Yellow course, which resulted in some justified confusion among the competitors. #72 was removed from the results, so if you […]

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Members event Schenck Forest Sep 23

I visited Schenck Forest on 9/18 and it is dry and undamaged enough to run. There are a few more fallen branches and it is defintely wet near the creek. Nothing that will hold you back though! Our next Members event is on Sunday September 23rd at Schenck Forest. Enter the park from Reedy Creek […]

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Open Event in Umstead Park (South) – Sep 9, 2018

We will have an OPEN event at Umstead Park (South) on Sunday, September 9, 2018. Everyone is welcome, and we will have a beginners class at 12:30. Enter the park through the main entrance off of I-40 (Harrison Avenue exit), and follow the signs to the big shelter. The event starts at noon and everybody […]

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Results for Aug 12 2018 Members event in West Umstead

We had a small group of orienteers competing in brutal hot/humid conditions at West Umstead. Thank you all for coming! The courses were rather difficult (hence a number of DNFs) even though a couple of controls were hanged a bit too high off the ground. Special thanks to Dave Waller for vetting the course and […]

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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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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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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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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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