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Results — Dorothea Dix — 25 March 2018

  Last Sunday, 12 orienteers were drawn to Dorothea Dix park in Raleigh to try their hand at two urban sprints. In the NC Piedmont, orienteers are so accustomed to forest maps that are predominantly white (open woods), with scattered bits of green (vegetation) and black (rock & trails). So when competitors first turned-over the […]

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Members meet, 25 March, Dorothea Dix

On Sunday March 25, BOK will hold our first meet at Dorothea Dix park in Raleigh.  This event is open to BOK members, members of other orienteering clubs, and active members of the U.S. military.  We will offer two short (appx. 2.5 km) urban sprints.  Sprint orienteering can provide a qualitatively different experience than our […]

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Results for March 11 Members Event

On Sunday March 11, 18 advanced orienteers braved the rain and unseasonable cold to explore the west side of Umstead. Three courses were offered on one map, so competitors could choose to switch courses in the middle of their run.  The course was tough and exacerbated by the rain which limited visibility, especially for those […]

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October 14 and November 11 schedule changes

Chapel Hill Street-O now on Saturday 11/10/18, 10:00 AM The Chapel Hill Street-O is being moved from Sunday November 11 to 10:00 AM on Saturday November 10, 2018.  This will give us access to the bathrooms at the park. Open Event at Umstead North on Saturday 10/13/18, Noon Umstead Park has a conflict with our […]

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Members Event, 11 March, Umstead West

On Sunday March 11, BOK will hold a Member event on the West side of Umstead Park.  This event is open to club members who have completed an expert (brown, green, or red) course.  You must pre-register for this event here, before 5:00 PM on Friday, March 9, so that we know how many maps to […]

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Results for Open event in Umstead North (March 4, 2018)

Very nice day for orienteering. It was cool inside the shelter, but just right for the run. We had a good turnout (and ran out of White and Brown maps!) Runners on Green and Red courses went deep into rarely used portion of the park. Some of them came with their feet wet 🙂 Special […]

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Open Event in North Umstead – March 4, 2018

We will have an OPEN event at Umstead Park (North) on Sunday March 4, 2018. 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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ARDF Training Week(s) Feb 17 to March 4th

Illia Ivanko put on the most intense ARDF training camp in the US ever. We had 12 events over 16 days at 7 venues.  That was 6 Classics, 2 FoxOring, and 5 Sprint events. (One day we had 2 sprint courses.)  We had 6 new people try the sport and a couple of them are […]

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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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