Recap Under threatening skies and with the temperature in the high 70’s and humidity in the high 80’, the inaugural morning score event was held at North Chagrin Reservation. Sanae Rogers, with assistance from Howard Montgomery, designed and set a challenging intermediate score course and an advanced score course. While no one cleared either course[…]
Recap Canoe/Kayak Treasure Map Adventure Orienteering at Walborn Reservoir July 17, 2016 via Event Director Ivan Redinger… This has been a great event for some time. It continues to be a great event. With ongoing contributions from many of our club members and the spirit of cooperative enthusiasm, mixed with a hint of friendly competition,[…]
Recap The Foot-O was held at Camp Tuscazoar on a hot Sunday afternoon on June 26. The Foot-O event started around 1 pm after the Mountain Bike Orienteers finished. 13 single/team participants attempted the Yellow, Orange, Green, Red and Brown courses. A Hotdog lunch with fixings and NEOOC screen printing was available at the camp.[…]
Recap Our Mountainbike-O was held at Camp Tuscazoar on a hot Sunday on June 26. There were a total of 9 single and team participants. 3K and 5K courses were available. Start Times began 10 am. A Hotdog lunch with fixings and NEOOC screen printing was available at the camp. Since this was the first[…]
Recap Our annual Twilight Friday event was held at the Octagon Shelter Area near the Ledges in Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Matthew Muffett was the Event Director and Steve Hendrix designed the Courses. Many Thanks to all of our volunteers including Mark Stypczynski and Fran Kern. Results White Course: 9 controls 1 Kelly Gonyias 37:11[…]
As part of an effort to increase awareness of orienteering as a sport, and to incorporate the many educational and problem- based learning aspects of the sport into the curriculum, NEOOC teamed up with 4th graders from Kenston Intermediate School to put on an orienteering event.
First, let me thank Stark Parks for inviting us to partner with them on introducing orienteering to their public. In February, we conducted an evening lecture on the sport of orienteering and Sunday marked our first land event offered in their parks (we’ve used Walborn Reservoir previously). In our 40th year, it is still exciting to inaugurate new venues. Read on for the full results!
Today’s event was a chance to work on skills that can help us improve as orienteers. Bob Boltz set a course targeted at two skills. Read more…
Despite iffy and unseasonal weather predictions, we had a very good showing of orienteers at today’s event. The day started off pretty chilly and damp, but gradually warmed, and we never got any real rain until just as the last controls were retrieved.
Lots of people came out to learn about orienteering last week at North Chagrin. Here are some photos from the day. If you have additional, feel free to send them our way for posting.