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2020-11-22 Umstead North results

Thanks to the park management at Umstead, we were allowed to hold an expert event with limited capacity at one of our favourite locations. The weather turned out to be perfect, the woods were wide open, and the courses were tricky. The terrain allowed for some fast running, but a small mistake could cost runners […]

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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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Gray Owl Weekend Results Nov 14-15, 2020

Quite an ambitious event with white – blue orienteering courses, a 60 and 90 minute night event and a 2m ARDF event. The weather was perfect, cool and breezy. Thanks to Charles for setting up the ARDF event and to Josef and Jiri for picking up the far controls. All of this happened on the […]

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Gray Owl Weekend Nov 14-15

Registration is open in our store. When: Nov 14 – 15. Saturday is opening day of long rifle hunting season, so be sure to wear bright orange if you are competing Saturday Day. No hunting at night or on Sunday. (Send me an email if you want to change from Saturday to Sunday.) Where: 1725 […]

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Results for Nov 8 event in Eno River (Bobbitt Hole)

It was a beautiful autumn day. On a warmer side, but runners had ample opportunities to cool down during multiple river crossings. A few people had troubles finding safe spots for the crossings, but most of the runners went only about a knee deep. The trick was to look for grassy and/or rocky areas, both […]

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Parking at Eno River on Nov 8

There are 2 small parking lots: one just across the shelter and another one a few hundred meters further down the road. It is quite possible that both parking lots will be full when you arrive. In that case, the park allowed us to park on a shoulder of the INBOUND lane side of the […]

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Schenck-O-Scare Night-O Results

The full moon was absolutely unique on the Halloween evening. I hope everybody had a good time. A few notes: Mihai forgot to move the start control to the actual location – apologies! As explained by Dave, the South-East side of the map is out of bounds, but Mihai did not know that. This explains […]

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Expert Event at Eno River Park, Nov 8 2020

On Sunday, November 8 we will have an orienteering event on a brand new map in Eno River State Park.  The event is open only to ‘expert’ orienteers – those who have successfully completed a brown, green, or red course.  The registration page is here. There are several start windows to chose from. Check-in at […]

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Night-O Schenck Forest October 31

Date: October 31Location: Schenk ForestRegistration: Closes that Saturday at 10am Event Type: Advanced Night-O Score course Start Time: 7:30PM (Come early for the briefing.) Course Closes: 8:30PM Event Director: Mihai There will only be a one 1-hour course. You can choose to finish at any time if you don’t wish to do the whole hour. […]

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Radio-O/ARDF Eno – October 25, 2020 – Results

It rained, it rained, all day. But fifteen participants still came out to race for the foxes. There were slippery roots, muddy depressions, and pointy rocks hidden under leaves. During the post race discussions a number of adventures were recounted. With everyone staying in good cheer it was a super fun event. This was mostly […]

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