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Results – Umstead West Radio Orienteering – 12 Nov 2023

Radio Orienteering (ARDF) 80m classic course starting from Umstead West. Two course options.

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2023-11-19 Horton Grove Nature Preserve Advanced Event

We will have an advanced event at Horton Grove Nature Preserve on Sunday November 19. This event is open to all who have completed at least an orange course. Register for this event before Friday November 17 at 5pm. We will have advanced and expert courses. Preliminary course lengths and details are: Note that at […]

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Results – Hillsborough street orienteering

We had a great time on a new map of the town of Hillsborough. Eno River Brewing was a perfect location for our event headquarters. In addition to be very friendly and accommodating to us, their location was near Occeneechee state park, near downtown Hillsborough, and on the riverwalk. Thanks to Imre Polik, who pre-ran […]

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Results – Umstead North, Nov 5 2023

It was a great day for orienteering. Couldn’t ask for a better weather. And the autumn forest was simply breathtakingly beautiful. The courses were relatively fast, but with lots of pits and depressions, which added an extra challenge – especially on Brown, where control #7 was indeed very tricky to find. Special thank you to […]

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Street orienteering in Hillsborough: Saturday, November 11

Everyone is welcome to attend our quasi-annual street-O on Saturday, November 11.  This year, for the first time, we will be in Hillsborough; and taking a page from our friends at WNCOC we’ll be headquartered at a local brewpub, Eno River Brewing.  Everyone will start from the brewery together at noon, with map handout starting […]

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Livelox Course Analysis (for BOK?)

“Livelox is a web-based analysis software for orienteering. … Our mission is to provide visualization of GPS tracks and route choices from orienteering races in an easy-to use and engaging way, both during races and afterwards. With Livelox, the administrative part is automated so you can focus on analyzing the routes, both for training and […]

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Open Orienteering at Umstead North – Nov 5, 2023

We will have an OPEN event at Umstead Park (North) on Sunday, November 5, 2023. Everyone is welcome, and we will have a beginners class at noon. Sign up for this event before the deadline at 5:00pm on Friday, November 3rd. Registration is closed Take Glenwood Ave to the park entrance. Go south past the […]

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BOK Annual Meeting Nov 9th

We will meet in person with a pizza dinner to get started at 6pm with the meeting starting at 7pm. This will take place at Joseph & Ruth’s house at 904 Dorothea Drive in Raleigh. There will also be a Google Meet option for those who can’t make it in person. I’ll send the link […]

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Results: Gray Owl Orienteering & Radio-O Oct 21-22

We had perfect weather for the weekend event in the Birkhead Wilderness. We had a full set of orienteering courses as well as Radio-O 2m, 80m and Sprint. The Radio-O map locations are displayed after the results. Gray Owl Oct 21-22 2023,Results 2023-10-21 Blue8.2 km (16 Controls) 1 Brian Thompson   81:42   7019425 2 […]

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Results Umstead West Oct 1st

We had a great turnout for an Expert level event at Umstead West on October 1st. It was a beautiful day and several runners commented on the plethora of different mushrooms out there. We had 30 runners out in the woods, and everyone returned, and that is always a good thing! One streamer was inadvertently […]

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