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Open Event in Umstead Park (South) – Jan 26, 2020

We will have an OPEN event at Umstead Park (South) on Sunday, January 26, 2020. Everyone is welcome, and we will have a beginners class at 12:30. Don’t forget to register and pay here (even, if you are a club member). Registrations received after noon Friday (24 Jan) cannot be guaranteed a map. The entrance […]

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Orienteering on the Coast — 01 Feb and 02 Feb

Join us for a weekend of orienteering on the beautiful NC coast! On Saturday, February 01 we will offer expert-level courses (brown, green, and red) at Cape Lookout National Seashore.   You must be an experienced orienteer to attend this event.  Make reservations ($17 per adult) for the 10:00 passenger ferry from Harker’s Island, and start […]

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Dix Sprints & FoxOring – Jan 5, 2020

We had some very fast times on the intricate sprints at Dix Park. We had two Red courses each with a Brown subset as well as a FoxOring course. Thanks very much to Susan, Debra, Jeff, Ian for help picking up. Dix park sprints, Results 2020-01-05   Red A 2.9 km 19 Controls 1 1421971 […]

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Preliminary information about Cape Lookout event

The orienteering events on the coast on February 01 and 02 will require some careful planning on your part, so we’re posting some preliminary information to help.  On Saturday, Feb 01 we will have three expert level courses (i.e., brown, green, and red) set around the lighthouse  area of Cape Lookout.  Start, finish, and registration […]

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Dix Sprint & FoxOring Jan 5

We will start in Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh near the intersection of Umstead and Whiteside drive. 35.769774, -78.657912. Park in the large lot south of Umstead Drive. We will have a fast complex sprint with 4 courses, each with about 15 – 20 controls. Two red courses, each about 2.8k and two brown courses, […]

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Score-O Results

Another fun end-of-year Umstead Score-O is in the books. Sunday brought out nearly 50 orienteers to the north side of Umstead State Park, where 30 controls were spread over 15 square kilometers. Only one runner, Robert Enochs, was able to visit them all; although several competitors came close to Robert’s performance. Robert has won this […]

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Dix ARDF & Middle 12/8/19

Nice cool weather and we had new people trying ARDF. The 30 second transmit for the slow side of the sprint worked really well, particularly for new people and those who haven’t practiced in a while. Here are the results   Dix Park ARDF & Middle, Dec 8, 2019 – Open, Results 2019-12-08   Slow […]

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2-Hour or 4-Hour Score-O, Umstead North, 15 December

On Sunday December 15, BOK will host its 6th annual Score-O in Umstead park. 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 any orienteers who have successfully completed […]

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Raven Rock, Dec 1, 2019 – results

Rain forecast didn’t scare the runniers and we had pretty good turn out at Raven Rock. As the day progressed the weather improved and finally the sun came out. So it turned out to be a very nice day indeed. The courses were difficult, which is normal for this forest. Raven Rock is the most […]

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Club Clothes – Fitting Kit

We found a company in the US that can make our shits in different fabrics and long and short sleeves as well as jackets and pants. The great thing about this company is that when the club submits a design the purchaser can choose any style of clothing to have the club design on. Their […]

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