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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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Results for Open event at Raven Rock State Park (Dec 3, 2017)

It was such a nice day for being in the woods. Couldn’t have been better! We had a pretty good turnout at Raven Rock State Park – 51 starts! Thank you all for coming. It is a hard forest to get through and the map hasn’t been updated for many years. Both factors were in […]

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80 m Radio “O” Receivers

BOK received the first four of our 80 m ARDF (Radio “O”) receivers from Vadim.  BOK will be renting these receivers at our Radio “O” events. (Bring your own headset.) I put them through a test and they are excellent. They are very lightweight, just under 9 ounces, which is important if you are holding […]

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BOK 2017 Annual Meeting

We met at Joseph & Ruth’s house on November 1, for our 2017 Annual meeting. Financial Report was first on the agenda.  Ruth passed out the report and we saw that BOK is in a good position financially.  We decided that we should add an expense category to track what we are spending for equipment […]

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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

Updated information for Sunday’s score-O The 1-hour course has 20 controls and will be printed on 1 page.  The 2-hour course has 39 controls and will be printed on 4 pages.  The 6-hour course has 47 controls and will be printed on 5 pages.  All maps will be printed at a scale of 1:10000. Because […]

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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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