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Results — Eno River (17 Feb 2019)

FOUND: A turquoise Marmot jacket was left in the shelter. Claim it by identifying what was in its pocket. A cold and rainy Sunday saw about 80 orienteers enjoying the north and east side of Eno River State Park. The woods were open, and courses were very fast, rewarding strong running at least as much […]

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Pre-pay Open event at Eno River, February 17, 2019

Everyone is welcome to our event at Eno River State Park on Sunday, February 17. 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).  IMPORTANT:  DO NOT PARK IN THE LOOP PARKING LOT.  Instead, just before getting to the […]

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New Years Day Relay on Feb. 10, 2019

The results had some significant problems. First some of the times on the controls had drifted so there were some legs where there were negative leg times and the software throws those out. I had to use the 2nd download box, so if you didn’t download in the second box I don’t have a record […]

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Results for Ft. Macon

It was a pretty perfect day for orienteering in a brand new location, on a brand new map. Orienteers were treated to some deceptively technical control locations among the dunes at Ft. Macon. It was a very fun and unique event that we’ll hope to do again next year. We used a new SI system […]

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Advanced Members Relay 2/10/19

Update 1/15/19 We have rescheduled our annual relay event to Feb 10. 2019 and received approval from Umstead Park.  Please pre-register for the event before 9am on Feb 9.  (Earlier registrations for the Jan. date don’t count anymore.) There is an advanced 2 person relay at Umstead West on January 13, 2019. Please pre-register for […]

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Results for Open Event in Carolina North Forest, Jan 27 2019

Perfect day for orienteering! Good turnout – thank you all for coming. We used brand new much improved map of Carolina North Forest (thank you, Dave Waller!) and it hold up well. Special thanks to people who helped with the event: David Waller – on demand map updates and coordination with the park Joseph Huberman […]

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Members event at Ft. Macon State Park (Saturday, February 2)

This Saturday, February 2nd, we will have a special members-only event at Ft. Macon State Park in Atlantic Beach, NC.  Come orienteer among the dunes, and along the beach!  Carl Briscoe has designed beginner, intermediate and advanced courses as training for his cadets, plus a 90-minute score course including all of the controls.  BOK members, […]

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Open event at Carolina North Forest on Jan 27, 2019

We will have an OPEN event at Carolina North Forest on Sunday January 27, 2019. Everyone is welcome, and we will have a beginners class at 12:30. Park at the parking lot of Orange County Health Department (2501 Homestead Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27516) and follow BOK signs to the start, which is on a […]

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Membership and Event Fees Increase in 2019

After decades of remaining constant we are making slight increases to our event and membership fees.  These increases were approved at our Annual Meeting last year. Event fees are now $7 Individual membership fee is $35 Family membership is $50 Other fees remain the same: Extra maps $2 Whistles $1 Finger Sticks $37 Lost rental […]

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Results — Umstead Score-O

  After a one-week snow delay, about 20 orienteers gathered at the multi-purpose trailhead at Umstead park for our fifth annual December score-O. Although the weather was generally perfect (mid 50’s and sunny), the ground was very soggy and creek levels were high. In some areas, creek crossings that are typically ankle-deep were up now […]

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