Fox chase Score-O, September 10

Registration for this event is closed. On Sunday, 10 September at 10:00 AM, we will hold our annual 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). We will meet at 9:45 in […]

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Results: Sprint Orienteering at Eno River

Twenty-six people braved high temperature and humidity along with the threat of yellow jackets and overgrown vegetation for sprint orienteering at Eno River. Thirteen participants attempted both courses. Sprint A ‘Forest’ was on the west side of the suspension bridge and featured mostly runnable forest, but with some trickier control placement. Sprint B ‘Meadow’ was […]

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Eno River sprint orienteering, August 13

Registration for this event is closed Everyone is welcome to our “sprint” orienteering event on Sunday, August 13 at Eno River State Park.   We will offer two short courses (as well as radio orienteering courses, described in another post).  Arrive any time between 10:00 AM and noon, and park in the loop parking lot at the […]

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Event director needed — Aug 13

We still need a volunteer to be the director of our event scheduled at Eno River on August 13. If you have never directed an event before and want to try, we can get you started. If we don’t get a volunteer soon, we will have to cancel this portion of the event. Regardless of […]

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June 17 event cancelled

Unfortunately, the event that we scheduled at Camp Lapahio in Umstead Park on June 17 was not approved by park management. We are cancelling this event and currently do not have plans to re-schedule.

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Shackleford Banks — Results

The cold rainy weather couldn’t spoil our fun on Shackleford this year. Although strong gusts prevented us from getting out for our Saturday courses, we were able to enjoy the island on Sundy where people ran one, two or three short loop courses among the dunes and wild horses. Although it wasn’t completely the weekend […]

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Coastal Orienteering Weekend, 11/12 March

Registration for this event has closed Expert orienteers (i.e., those who have successfully completed a brown, green, red, or blue course) are welcome to register for our annual coastal orienteering experience.  This year we will again be among the tall dunes and wild horses on Shackleford Banks.   Weather permitting, four events will be offered:  a […]

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Shackleford Island, March 2023

For the past few years, we have had a weekend of stunningly spectacular orienteering and camaraderie on the NC coast in early February.  This year we are planning this weekend to be later — March 11 & 12 — hopefully to capitalize on weather that is agreeable enough to camp overnight on Shackleford Island between […]

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Results, Eno River (08 Jan 2023)

Despite some very chilly weather and light rain, we enjoyed a great day of orienteering at Eno River, one of our region’s steeper and more rugged venues. In addition to most of our club regulars, we also welcomed a handful of very enthusiastic first-timers, and we hope to see them back again at future events. […]

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Open event at Eno River, January 08, 2023

Registration for this event is closed. Everyone is welcome to our event at Eno River State Park on Sunday, January 8. Check-in at the Fews Ford shelter, just west of the loop parking lot at the end of Cole Mill Road.  (GPS coordinates = 36.073616, -79.007005).   Please register here before 8:00 AM on Saturday, […]

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