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Open event at Umstead South, Sun Jan 22, 2017

There will be an open orienteering event at Umstead South on January 22, 2017.

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New Years Day Relay to be Rescheduled when warmer

1/5/17 Update: The meet for this Sunday, 1/8/17 has been canceled.  Josef has asked to reschedule the event later in the season when it is warmer.   1/4/17 Update:  We got approval from the park, but a snow storm is coming (or not).  We will (maybe) start at 12:30 on Sunday, but only if the […]

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Results for Lake Crabtree (11 Dec 2016)

11 Dec 2016, Lake Crabtree Co. Park It was a great afternoon for orienteering, with brisk weather and steely gray skies. Well over 100 people enjoyed a full range of courses, set in the runner-friendly confines of Lake Crabtree park. We were very glad to see so many beginners and first-timers. Hopefully, these folks will […]

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Score-O Results

  On a cool drizzly December morning, 28 orienteers gathered on the west side of Umstead to test their endurance and navigational skills.  The third annual 1-, 2-, and 4-hour Umstead score-O presented its most difficult course yet, but also included two possible bonuses for visiting the east/west-most and the north/south-most controls on the map.  […]

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Open Event December 11 at Lake Crabtree

We welcome everyone to our final open event of the year at Lake Crabtree park on Sunday, 11 December.  Registration will be in the Beech shelter, with parking at the third driveway to your right after entering the park.  (GPS coordinates = 35.840413, -78.794005).  If you’re coming in a group of 5 or more, please […]

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Advanced Score-O, Umstead West, 04 December

On December 4, BOK will hold a 1-, 2-, and 4-hour Score-O at Umstead West. 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 is for advanced BOK members who have successfully completed an expert (brown, green, red, or […]

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Results for Nov 6, 2016 event in North Umstead

It was a perfect day for orienteering. We had good turnout and challenging courses, especially Orange. Moreover the very first control on Orange was about 15 meters off (on a wrong knoll closer to the re-entrant). You could see it from the right spot, but still it made it harder to find. Sorry about that… […]

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Schenck Forest November 13, 2016 – Results

Beautiful weather for this event.  The courses were complex as typical for Josef’s courses.  Thanks to Josef for course design, control setting, and registration, Joseph and Ruth for course layout, printing and pre-registration, Debra and Jeff Rezeli and Dave Waller for control pickup. One final note: In the Pre-Registration Form the section that says “Number […]

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Annual Meeting – 2016-11-09

Attendance Joseph H.  Ruth B.  Lina L.  David W.  Ian S.  Imre P.  Ken. H.  Vladimir S.  Tatyana S.  Joseph M.  Debra R.  Jeff R.  Patrick S.  Kelly S.  Mihai I.  Harold M. Calendar A full slate of 27 events were added to the BOK Google calendar.  (If you use Google Calendar you can search […]

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Open event in North Umstead on Nov 6, 2016

We will have an OPEN event at Umstead Park (North) on Sunday November 6, 2016. Everyone is welcome, and we will have a beginners class at 12:30. Enter the park through the Glenwood Avenue entrance, follow the signs to the furthest parking lot and from there to the big shelter. The event starts at noon […]

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