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Results for Eno River (18 Feb 2018)

  Sunday was a near-perfect day for orienteering, and BOK held its first public event at Eno River State park. We offered six point-to-point orienteering courses, and two Fox-O score courses for radio orienteering. An enthusiastic group of beginner, intermediate and advanced orienteers enjoyed their courses, and nearly everyone completed their course successfully. Thanks to […]

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Results for Umstead South, Feb. 04, 2018

Wet Sunday!

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Eno River Open Event Feb. 18, 2018

Everyone is welcome to our first public orienteering event at Eno River State Park, on Sunday, 18 February. Registration will be at the Fews Ford shelter, just west of the loop parking lot at the end of Cole Mill Road.  (GPS coordinates = 36.073616, -79.007005).  IMPORTANT:  DO NOT PARK IN THE LOOP PARKING LOT.  Instead, […]

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Umstead South Open Event Feb 4

The event is going on as planned.  We will have a fire in the shelter to warm up at the shelter, but you should plan to carry a warm jacket and your cell phone in case you suffer an injury. Hypothermia is a possibility if you are hurt – be prepared! Umstead South is the […]

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Results for New Years Day Relay 2018 (Revised)

I finally got back to the New Year’s relay results. The problem seems to be that the battery in control #60 was dying and the clock kept running slower and slower. Unfortunately this meant that clock discrepancies appeared to be somewhere between about 5 min at best and 30 min at worst, with no single […]

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Results for open event – Umstead North – January 21, 2018

Sunday was a beautiful day at Umstead Park – clear and sunny. I wasn’t quite sure how it would turn out when Ken Walsh and I set out a couple of dozen advanced controls on Friday afternoon such as this one. Nevertheless, we had just over 100 people show up to enjoy the event. We […]

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Advanced in-the-Forest Instruction

The Classes are Full Here is an update with the Class Outlines.  There are still a few spaces left in both classes.  Registration is at the end of the article. Expert Class (Dave Waller) For people beginning or in the Brown, Green, or Red courses. Review of how to use a compass to (a) determine […]

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New Years Day Relay 2018

This is our annual Members New Years Day relay.  There will be a mass start at Umstead West at 10:00 AM, so arrive early for the briefing.  Come with a partner or pick one up at the event. Be sure to register. Here is how the relay works…  Each team is composed of 2 runners, […]

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Carolina Orienteering Klub Event Schedule

Carolina Orienteering Klub (COK) is centered around the Charlotte area.  For more information check out the Carolina-OK.org website or their event calendar. Here is the COK 2018 scheduled events… Morrow Mountain State Park January 6, 2018 – 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Morrow Mountain, 49104 Morrow Mountain Rd Albemarle, NC 28001 United States + Google Map Reedy Creek Nature Preserve & Park February […]

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Score-O Results

    10 Dec 2017, Umstead State Park This year’s long score event at Umstead came on a beautiful, though chilly, Sunday in the Piedmont. The course was especially long, offering 47 controls to runners in either a 2-hour or a 6-hour race. The course stretched so far to the southeast that a new map […]

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