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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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Umstead Open Results 24 Sept

For the start of a new orienteering season we had a great turnout, with both new people coming out and a number of people we hadn’t seen during the summer. The total unique starters was 85, but many of the NJROTC orienteers on the beginner course decided it was fun enough to try out a […]

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Expert Meet Umstead West Oct 1st, 2023

On Sunday October 1st, BOK is hosting an Expert orienteering event at Umstead Park West. The entrance is on Old Reedy Creek Rd. This event is open to participants with some experience. When you have mastered orange and are ready for a bigger challenge, you can try the expert courses. A description of what level […]

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Results — White Pines (Sept 2023)

The landowners vetoed our original plan to have a nighttime event at White Pines, so instead we had a daytime one-person relay.  People could choose to do one, two, or three loops around the Preserve, and those who signed-up for multiple loops had a map exchange them.  Most competitors were able to finish their course […]

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Open Orienteering at Umstead South, September 24, 2023

Registration is now closed. On Sunday, September 24th, BOK is hosting an Open orienteering event at UmsteadPark at the Reedy Creek Entrance on Harrison Avenue. Follow the trail from theparking lot down the hill northwest of the parking lot to the big shelter,(35.838111, -78.760729). This event is open to all skill levels and there will […]

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Results — Fox Chase (10 Sept 2023)

(revised 12 Sept 2023) BOK’s fourth annual ‘Fox Chase’ event was again a fast and fun event at Carolina North Forest.  After an early bobble, Matt Kirk went on to score an impressive 282 points, followed closely by Vladimir Stemkovski at 278.    I realized that in this race, because controls are assigned point values based […]

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White Pines — September 17

Registration for this event is closed. On Sunday, 17 September, we will have an event at White Pines Nature Preserve, a 275 acre greenspace in Chatham County, managed by Triangle Land Conservancy.  The meet is open to any orienteer who has successfully completed an advanced course (i.e., orange, brown, green, red, or blue).    Start […]

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Fox chase Score-O, September 10

Registration for this event is closed. On Sunday, 10 September at 10:00 AM, we will hold our annual 90-minute “Fox Chase Score-O” at Carolina North Forest in Chapel Hill. The event is open only to advanced orienteers (i.e. those who have completed an orange, brown, green, or red course). We will meet at 9:45 in […]

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Radio Orienteering World Championships

This summer, BOK is proud to have athletes representing the United States in two international radio orienteering competitions. In late June, BOK sent a youth member to represent the US at the World Youth ARDF Championships. Check out her experience here. The adult US Radio Orienteering Team will head to Czechia for the 2023 World […]

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