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March 3 Schenck Results

We had a great turnout for yesterday’s event at Schenck. There were 112 starts, and one of the largest beginners classes I have seen. We had six groups pre-register, with 75 participants among them. Many beginners saw enough success on their first course, that they came back and tried a second. The advanced courses took […]

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Yellow – Orange Advanced Class

This class will cover the following strategies: Handrails, Catch Features, Collecting Features, Attack Points, Pace Counting, Map Handling, Trail running, and Quick Compass Use. Definitions Handrails Linear feature parallel to your course Stream, Ridge, Vegetation boundary, Trail Catch Features A feature that tells you that you have gone far enough A handrail sideways You need […]

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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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Open event at Raven Rock State Park October 21

We will have an OPEN event at Raven Rock State Park on Sunday October 21, 2018. Everyone is welcome. The event starts at noon. We will have a beginners class at 12:30. Last starts at 2 PM. Everybody must finish by 3 PM. We will have all regular courses from beginner to expert, White through […]

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August 12, 2018 Members Event in Umstead West

Our next Members event is on August 12 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 Aug 9. Hot and humid weather is guaranteed. There […]

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July 8 Open meet at Dorothea Dix Park

On Sunday, July 8 we will hold an open sprint event at Dorothea Dix Park in Raleigh, starting near the intersection of Hunt Drive and Umstead Drive. This event is now approved. The available courses will be: Beginner (white): 2.0km 12 controls Sprint A: 2.5km Sprint B: 2.3km 11 controls/li> You may do one or […]

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Lake Crabtree Members Farsta Relay – Sun June 17 – CANCELED

Update (June 16, 2018) We are canceling this event because of low enrollment and the bike race also taking place. Update (June 15, 2018) I was informed this week that Triangle Off-Road Cyclists (TORC) will also have a 6 hour mountain bike race on Sunday. Parking may be difficult and you will need to take […]

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June 3 Sprints in Bond Park

On Sunday, June 3 we will hold an open sprint event at Bond Park, starting at the Buehler shelter (near the boathouse).  This event is open to anyone ready to run an orange course, but due to the nature of the park should be easier than other orange courses in the area.  We will also […]

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May 20 Members Event at Umstead West

Welcome to the next Members event on May 20th at Umstead West.  You may start between 10:00am and noon.  Control pick up will start at 1:00pm. The meet is open to all members who can complete an expert level course. Please pre-register by Friday evening May 18th.   There are three available courses: Brown:  3.6 […]

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Schenck Forest Open Orienteering May 6, 2018

Everyone is welcome at our Open Schenck Forest Event on May 6, 2018.  The event starts at noon and there is an introductory class at 12:30. We will have the following courses: White: 8 controls, 1.8km Yellow: 10 controls, 2.3km Orange: 8 controls, 2.9km Brown: 10 controls, 4.7km Green: 12 controls, 5.7km Red: 14 controls, […]

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