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Umstead March 24 Date Change

The shelters were taken for the original Saturday 3/23 date, so we changed the date to Sunday March 24th. This will be both an Open Orienteering Event as well as a Radio Event. More information will be posted and registration opened the week before the event.

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Coastal Orienteering Weekend, March 09 & 10, 2024

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 on Saturday and Sunday, March 09 and 10.  This year we will again be on the West side of Shackleford Banks for a long-distance “goat” event on Saturday (see below […]

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Gray Owl Results – Feb 17-18, 2024

Gray Owl 2/17-18/2024, Results Gray Owl 2/17-18/2024, Results 2024-02-17 2m 3.9 km 400 min (5 Controls) 1 Nadia Scharlau   5 p (75:03) 2005018 2 Norbert Linke   5 p (75:22) 830320 3 William Allen   5 p (83:52) 7019429 4 Charles Scharlau #2   5 p (114:37) 2005010 5 Joseph Huberman   5 p […]

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Results Score Orienteering Event – White Plains Preserve, 11 February

We had a great Score-O event at White Pines Nature Preserve today. Despite intermittent rain for most of the day, everyone seemed to have a good time and liked the course. Paul did almost all of the course design and people seemed to like the “reveal” format where the base map included 17 controls while […]

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Results Radio Orienteering, 80m Classic, Eno River 2024-02-04

We had a great day for Radio Orienteering at Eno River State Park, Fews Ford access. It was a little chilly, but the cool morning made for some fast Radio running. A big thank you goes out to Charles and Nadia for running the Radio-O Beginners Course. We had a great showing with several new […]

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Score Orienteering Event – White Plains Preserve, 11 February

On Sunday, 11 February, we will have an 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).    Start any time between 11:00 AM and […]

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Results Open Orienteering, Eno River 2024-02-04

It was a sunny and chilly day at Eno River State Park, Fews Ford access. We saw some new and some familiar faces. Several participants, who are new to the sport, mentioned they found the beginner classes posted on BOK website very helpful in preparing for their first orienteering. Thank you, Imre, for helping with […]

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Results of Umstead East Radio Foxoring

The no-check-in foxoring on January 22-27 at Umstead Park East was well attended, and so popular that many competitors ran it twice!

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North Umstead, Jan 7 – Results

We were fortunate that all the rain went down on Saturday. And Sunday was pretty much perfect for orienteering. We had 100 individual starts! Looking at Livelox, it appears that different controls gave troubles to different runners – always a good sign 🙂 The results follow along with a picture of red tail hawk taken […]

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Results – Umstead East NYD Relay

We had 13 teams competing for the crown of New Years Day Relay Champ. Teams ran four legs, two short and two long, in various permutations, so we had a lot of competitors on the course running at the same time on different routes. We were also glad to host many visitors. Besides our normal […]

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