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Dorothea Dix Sprint May 9, 2021

Date: May 9, 2021 Location: The Gazebo between Blair & Hunt Drive on Umstead Drive 35.771347, -78.661458 Event Types open to all skill levels: Short Sprint ~1.8k Long Sprints ~2.8k Registration in the BOK Store Choose your arrival time slot between 10 AM – 1:00 PM When you choose an Arrival Time Slot you should […]

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Results for Apr 25, 2021 event at Horton Grove

This was the second time we used this new map (thank you, Dave!). And both times people liked it a lot. Plus this time we were fortunate to have a very fine weather (as opposed to cold rain). The courses were challenging, the spring woods gorgeous. Controls 45, 46 and 50 proved to be the […]

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ARDF Results @ Eno River April 18, 2021

The event announcement is below the results section We had a terrific event at Eno River. The transmitters were set so that choosing the best order was quite difficult. In fact of the six people who took all 5 controls there were 5 different orders chosen, and the only one used twice wasn’t Patricks choice […]

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Expert Event at Horton Grove, Apr 25 2021

On Sunday, April 25 we will have an orienteering event at Horton Grove Nature Preserve in Bahama, NC.  The event is open only to ‘expert’ orienteers – those who have successfully completed a brown, green, or red course. Courses: Red – 7.3km, Green – 5.9km, Brown – 3.8km Check-in at the main parking lot (GPS […]

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Gray Owl Open Results Orienteering & ARDF April 10 – 11

Updates as of 4/11/21. Here are the Weekend’s results. The details for the event follow the results. We had a beautiful weekend. It was warm on Saturday but the rain held off until I was picking up controls. We had great success with the FoxOring with new people trying and succeeding. The general feeling was […]

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Results for Eno River Open Event Sunday March 28

After a big storm on Saturday and promise of possibly more storms Sunday afternoon, the weather turned out to be pretty reasonable for most of the day and participants had a good time. We probably had too many people heading for control 1 on the advanced/expert courses at the same time. We’ll try and remember […]

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Results Eno River ARDF Saturday March 27, 2021

We had perfect weather for our event. The hailstorm waited until Charles had collected all the transmitters, and just crossed the bridge. Needless to say he was pretty soggy by the time he got to the car. Thank you Charles for setting up a very good course. Several people had some of their best runs. […]

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Thumb Compasses

BOK has Thumb Compasses that you can borrow if you don’t have a compass or if you want to try using a Thumb Compass. We just bought a few more and now we have 12. Most orienteers use a Thumb Compass because it is quick, easy, and helps you stay in touch with the map. […]

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Eno River Open Event Sunday March 28

We will have an open event with white through red courses at Eno River on Sunday March 28. There will also be a classic ARDF event on Saturday March 27 – see separate announcement. Address is 6101 Cole Mill Rd (GPS: 36.073888, -79.006011). Watch this post for additional information coming this weekend. Registration for the […]

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Results – Gray Owl Open Orienteering Sat. & Sun. March 6-7, 2021

Saturday was a great success. Lots of beginners and military at their first orienteering event. Everyone finished only two people mispunched. One didn’t check the code, and the other didn’t realize he missed it. We forgot to put the north lines on the Saturday maps, so we we put them on the Sunday maps, but […]

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