December Score-O, Eno River advanced event

On Sunday, December 04, BOK will host its 9th annual December Score-O.  This year, we are back at Eno River.  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 will have 2-, and 4-hour options.  It is open to […]

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Fox-chase Score-O, Carolina North, 18 September

On Sunday, 18 September at 10:00 AM, we will have a 90-minute “Fox Chase Score-O” at Carolina North Forest in Chapel Hill.  The event is open only to advanced orienteers (i.e. those who have completed an orange, brown, green, or red course).   Note that the staging location for this event — the Orange Co. Health […]

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Results, Umstead North (11 Sept 22)

Over fifty orienteers came to Umstead park on Sunday for our first open event of the 2022/2023 season. The weather conditions were rather unpleasant, with a dew point of 74, and occasional light rain. Because we were expecting even more participants, I designed a fairly large, sprawling event, including a rare “blue” course that covered […]

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Open event, Umstead North, 11 Sept

Registration for this event is closed. Everyone is welcome to the north side of Umstead State Park on Sunday, September 11 for our first event of the season.  Enter the park from Glenwood Ave./US 70; park here; and check-in at the large shelter, here  (GPS = 35.871668, -78.759166).  After reading the description of this event […]

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Anderson Park, 10 July 2022, Results

Summer events are often short sprint courses held before noon as a way to deal with potentially oppressive heat and humidity.  We couldn’t have predicted when we scheduled this event that we would enjoy temperatures in the upper sixties, and a (mostly) refreshing drizzle.  Despite our runners’ ability to go further, the short courses and […]

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Anderson Park Sprint, July 10

Registration for this event is closed. Join us on Sunday, July 10 for a small event on a new map of Anderson park in Carrboro.  Starts will be between 10:00 AM and noon, with control pickup starting promptly at 1:00.  Map handout and starts will be at the park’s small shelter (GPS =35.924136, -79.106044 ), […]

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Results, Eno River, 13 March 2022

We had a great event at Eno River despite some unseasonably cold temperatures. Gheorghe designed some excellent courses; Joseph taught a well-attended beginner’s class; and Imre came with supplies to enjoy a fire in the shelter’s fireplace. Thanks to all who attended — we hope to see you again soon. Special thanks to William Allen, […]

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Open event, Eno River, Sunday 13 March

Registration for this event has closed. Everyone is welcome to our event at Eno River State park on Sunday, March 13. We will offer courses for all skill levels — from beginner (white) to expert (brown, green, red) — and they will be open between 10:00 AM and noon  Registration and map pickup will be […]

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Results, White Pines

We had a very fun event at a brand new venue — White Pines Nature Preserve. To keep things interesting, I offered three different loop courses, and people could choose how many loops they wanted to do. Most did one loop; some did two, and a few brave folks did all three. After finishing, we […]

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Saturday event — White Pines, 19 Feb

Registration is closed (maps are printed). On Saturday, 19 February, we will have our first event at White Pines Nature Preserve, a 275 acre greenspace in Chatham County, managed by Triangle Land Conservancy.  The meet is open to any orienteer who has successfully completed an advanced course (i.e., orange, brown, green, red, or blue).  White […]

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