Results for Dorothea Dix open fun event on May 1

It was a beautiful spring day for orienteering at Dix Park today. Unbeknown to us and to the Dix calendar, there was a large “Racing for Rescues 5K” run at Dix this morning with police blocking entrances until around 11:00. A very strange coincidence with our “dog bone” score-O. We were able to run the […]

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Dorothea Dix open fun event on May 1

We will have an open fun event at Dorothea Dix Park on May 1, 2022. Most of the park entrances are blocked until 11:30 but you can enter at Hunt Drive. There is a 5k at Dorothea Dix today. The mass start may be delayed. Registration is now closed There will be two courses. Beginner […]

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Results for Open Orienteering at Umstead South Jan. 23, 2022

After snow and freezing rain closed the park altogether on Saturday we were monitoring for announcements of opening on Sunday. Finally the word came that the park would open at 10:00, so we delayed our first starts till 11:00 to allow for set out of the final controls. We had almost 40 starts and most […]

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Open Orienteering and 2m ARDF at Umstead South Jan. 22 & 23, 2022

Please note our Covid-19 2022 policy The Sunday event at Umstead Park will begin with a delayed start at 11:00am. If you have an arrival time between 10:00 & 11:00am you can come any time it is convenient for you between 11:00am and 1:00pm. If your chosen arrival time is after 11:00am please arrive during […]

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2021-11-09 OLLI Orienteering Results

On Tuesday Nov 9, we taught an in-person class for Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) students at NCSU’s McKimmon center, followed by a white and yellow course at Schenck forest. David Waller and I taught a similar class a few years ago, so it was nice to be back doing it again. We had perfect […]

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Results for Lake Crabtree Sprint July 11

We had a hot and humid day for the Lake Crabtree Sprint event. The forecast scattered thunderstorms did not materialize for which we were truly grateful. Most folks found the courses sufficiently challenging for a hot summer day. The runners who tackled all three courses were generally tired by the end. Lake Crabtree has a […]

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Lake Crabtree Sprint July 11

On July 11, we will be holding a Sprint orienteering event at Lake Crabtree County Park at 1400 Aviation Parkway, Morrisville. Everyone is welcome. We will not have beginner classes or instruction. We recommend that you have completed a yellow course before attempting this event. Map pickup and download will be at the White Oak […]

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Results for Eno River Open Event Sunday March 28

After a big storm on Saturday and promise of possibly more storms Sunday afternoon, the weather turned out to be pretty reasonable for most of the day and participants had a good time. We probably had too many people heading for control 1 on the advanced/expert courses at the same time. We’ll try and remember […]

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Eno River Open Event Sunday March 28

We will have an open event with white through red courses at Eno River on Sunday March 28. There will also be a classic ARDF event on Saturday March 27 – see separate announcement. Address is 6101 Cole Mill Rd (GPS: 36.073888, -79.006011). Watch this post for additional information coming this weekend. Registration for the […]

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Expert event at Umstead North Nov 22, 2020

We have reached the capacity in our permit, so registration is now closed. We will have an expert event (brown through blue) on Sunday Nov 22 at Umstead North. We have approval for 25 participants only with 10:00 and 10:30 (sold out!) start windows. The current parking situation may mean that you have to wait […]

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