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Results for Sprints at Dorothea Dix park on Aug 11, 2019

It was a pleasant, even though somewhat hot day. We had 2 fast courses: 2.4km and 4.2km, and many runners did both. Thank you all for coming! Special thank you to Gheorghe Fala for helping with controls pickup and several other orienteers who also offered to help. It’s much appreciated! Vladimir and Tatyana Dorothea Dix […]

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Results Sunday – ARDF 80m (adults) and 2m (youth) championship

Sunday was the last day of competitions. The adults had a remote start while the kids stayed near the shelter the whole time. Unfortunately, two participants got lost and had to ask for help to find their way back to the finish. Results are below. This concludes our week of events. Thank you all for […]

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Results Saturday – ARDF 2m (adult) and 80m (youth) championship

On Saturday we had two events: 80m for the youth and 2m for the adults. The adult 2m course turned out to be quite challenging, a lot of competitors came back with fewer controls than they had been assigned, a few even went overtime. The 80m course was easier. Results are below. Tonight we’ll have […]

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Results Friday – ARDF Sprint Championship

After some scary thunderstorms Thursday afternoon and evening we had a lovely Friday morning at Bond park for our sprint championship. This is a fast paced event, where quick thinking generally beats fast running. Results are below. A few competitors ran overtime. Some of my photos from today are here. Charles’s photos (including the group […]

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Latest Updates for the ARDF Championships

Link to Bulletin 4 Use this link to see who has already registered: Sunday’s event is at Umstead South, 2100 North Harrison Ave. Cary, NC, which is off of exit 287 in I-40. Arrive by 8:00am to drop your stuff at Shelter #1 at the left (west) side of the parking lot. The youth will […]

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Results Thursday – ARDF fox-o championship

Aaaaand…. we’re off! This morning we officially started the first of our four championship events: fox-orienteering at Eno River State Park. Joseph (again) designed a challenging set of courses for all levels. Apart from a couple of minor injuries everyone finished safely. Some people reported that they couldn’t hear certain transmitters while others said that […]

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Results Wednesday – ARDF Sprint practice

On Wednesday we descended on Pullen park to practice ARDF sprint. This is a fast paced event, where the competitors have to find two sets of five controls, each transmitting for only 12 seconds. Everyone seemed to have a good time, and even the course setters Joseph and Ruth had a chance to try the […]

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Results Tuesday – ARDF practice – Adult 80m and youth 2m results

Tuesday morning we returned to Umstead State park to complement Monday’s practice. This time the adults were on 80m and the kids tried 2m. The events went smoothly, thanks to the work of Patrick, Kelly, Dave, Joseph and Ruth, who reconfigured and moved all the transmitters after yesterday’s events. There was one minor hickup: the […]

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Results Monday – Adults 2m and Youth 80m practice

On Monday we moved to one of our favourite locations, Umstead State Park. The adults enjoyed a mid-length course on the 2m wavelength while the youth tried their luck on a shorter course on 80m. On Tuesday the roles will reverse: the adults will do 80m and the youth will do 2m. Thanks to Patrick […]

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Results Sunday – ARDF Championship Fox-o practice

This morning saw the beginning of a week full of events. The first four days until Wednesday we’ll have practice events, where participants can check their equipment, get accustomed to the local weather and vegetation and the organizers can work out some final issues before the championship. Joseph Huberman designed a challenging course for our […]

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