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May 26, 2019 Members Event in Umstead West

Our next Members event is on May 26 at Umstead West.The start will be open from 10:00am till noon.Control pick up will start at 1:30pm. The meet is open to all members who can complete an expert level course.Please pre-register by Thursday evening May 23. There are three available courses:Brown: 3.6 km (8 controls)Green: 5.4 […]

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Cary (sub)urban Orienteering – October 5, 2019

We will have our first (sub)urban orienteering event in Cary on October 5, 2019. The format will be similar to the Chapel Hill street-o event, but the landscape is a bit different. There will be a 2 and a 4-hour category, and a bike option. This is a members only event. Preregistration is coming soon. […]

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20190505 Umstead South results

On a typical late spring day we had a good crowd trying out courses in Umstead State park. The rain held off for most of the day. A lot of people took the advanced courses with mostly great results. It was good to be able to use a remote part of the part. Results are […]

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Open event at Umstead South on May 5, 2019

Weather update: the event is on rain or shine. We cancel only if the park is closed (an update will be posted here in that case). We leave it to you to judge the weather situation and decide if you want to come or not. There is a significant chance of thunderstorms in the forecast […]

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Results for Eno River (14 April 2019)

Although rain and thunder threatened, this one turned into quite a pleasant meet. A relatively small event, but the people who came enjoyed the beautiful park and Josef’s challenging courses, replete with his signature butterfly loops. On the morning of the event, Josef and I realized that Buckquarter Creek — typically ankle deep — was […]

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Camp Durant Results (13 April 2019)

Thanks to all who helped make this event happen. OAX backwoodsok.org, Split times 2019-04-13 Course1 (12) 0.6 km 7 C Pl Name / Club Time 1 (41) 2 (42) 3 (43) 4 (44) 5 (45) 6 (46) 7 (47) Finish 1 Fast Kid 05:02 0:14 +0:00 (1) 0:48 +0:00 (1) 1:18 +0:00 (1) 2:19 +0:00 […]

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Results for open event at Umstead South March 31, 2019

We had good weather for orienteering on Sunday, despite the possible threat of showers. We had several large JROTC groups and I thank their instructors for being willing to start earlier than noon and for their help in making things run smoothly for the cadets. As usual, I designed yellow courses to follow trails, and […]

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Open event at Eno River State Park, April 14

Everyone is welcome to our event at Eno River State Park on Sunday, April 14th. 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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Members event at Camp Durant

On Saturday April 13th, club members are welcome to a special event at Camp Durant, part of the Occoneeche Scout Reservation outside of Carthage, NC.  Our event will be part of the Order of the Arrow’s annual “Conclave” and will involve introducing boy scouts to the sport of orienteering.  Approximately 1500 scouts are expected to […]

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Radio-O 2019 March 17 ARDF

We had a great ARDF event at Umstead Park on Sunday. We had 9 groups on the 80m classic (one group didn’t download) and 3 on the sprint. While this doesn’t sound like many, it really is a lot for a local ARDF event. We used all of our receivers, and where people went our […]

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