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9 May - 12 September 2017
Summer Tuesday Evening Sprint Series. Starts from 6pm - 7:15pm. Control pickup starts just after 7:15pm.
9 May Brown Park Meet Director is Ken Kling.
16 May Thurman Hutchens Meet Director is Shannon Ludwig.
23 May Lapping Park Flatwood Meet Director is Ken Kling.
30 May Girl Scout Headquarters Meet Director is Ken Kling.
6 June Cherokee Park (Big Rock) 2 Sprints Meet Director is Bruce Moore.
13 June U of L Campus Clock Tower 2 Sprints Meet Director is Ben King.
20 June Lapping Park Silver Creek 2 Sprints Meet Director is Aaron Smith.
27 June McNeely Park Horse parking lot 2 Sprints Meet Director Louie Smith.
4 July Tyler Park Micro Sprint and Picnic Meet Director is Bruce Moore.
1 August McNeely Park North side 2 Sprints Meet Director is Laurie Bishop.
8 August Cherokee Park Two Sprints Meet Director is Diane McKim.
15 August EP Tom Sawyer South side Meet Director is Louis Smith III.
22 August Joe Creason Meet Director is Laura Ferguson.
29 August Cox Park Meet Director is Ryan Dunlap.
5 September Wilderness Loop Meet Director is Carl Christy.
12 September Location is Lapping Park, Flatwood Shelter. Chase the Rabbit format. Begins at 5:45pm. This is the grand finale to our Summer Sprint Series. It is done on a chase format, where slower runners start before the faster ones. You must have completed at least 3 sprints in the summer sprint series so we can handicap your starting position. The first start will be at 5:45. (If you arrive late, you start when you get there.) Need some people to bring headlamps--in case we have to find anybody. Course has 21 controls and is 2.5km. A short course (1.1km) will be available for those without the 3 required starts. Meet Director is Ken Kling.
7 October 2017
Camp Stem. Beginner Course, plus 2-hr and 4-hr Rogaine. Registration opens at 9am. Start time is 10am. Cost is $7 for members and Juniors, $10 for non-members. Meet Director is Ken Kling.
11 November 2017
EP Tom Sawyer State Park. Night Owl – 2 HR Score O – after dark. Start at civil sunset. Everybody due back in two hours. Registration at the shelter next to playground at the main park entrance. Meet Director is Carl Christy.
24 November 2017 (late add on 9/16/17)
Horine. Official title: #OptOutside Orienteering at Horine Reservation in Jefferson Memorial Forest. Burn off some turkey in the woods instead of standing in line at the mall. Friday after Thanksgiving - November 24, 2017. Starts will be between 10:00am and 11:30am. The start location will be by the main gravel lot. Everyone must be back by 1:30pm, and control pick-up starts at 1:30pm. Courses offered are White, Yellow, Green, and Red. $7 for members and juniors, and $10 for non-members. Meet Director is Dan Curley.
Spring / Summer OLOU Schedule (2018)
GOGO Winter Series (Get Outside and GO Orienteering)
All GoGo events feature 2 Courses (Novice and Advanced). Start times from 2pm-3:30pm with Control pickup starting at 3:45. OLOU does not typically cancel meets due to weather unless extreme. Check with Meet director just before the meet to verify time and location. Exact location will be announced at a later date for each park.
Jan 7 #1 Wendall Moore Park (Dan Curley)
Jan 14 #2 Thurman Hutchins (Carl Christy)
Jan 21 #3 Shawnee Park North (Laurie Bishop)
Jan 28 #4 Cherokee Park (Steve Gravatte)
Feb 4 #5 Creasey Mahan (Ryan Dunlap)
Feb 11 #6 Long Run Park* (Bruce Moore) NEW MAP
Feb 18 #7 Bellarmine U* (Louie Smith) NEW MAP
Feb 25 #8 Lapping Park (Aaron Smith)
Mar 4 Finals at Lakeland Shelter - EP Sawyer Park (Bruce Moore)
Multiple formats with Awards, Potluck
SOAR Series (Spring Off trail Adventure Runs)
All of these events have Mass Starts. Start times will vary and will be posted soon
Jan 6 #1 Race to the Island (Ken Kling) Barren Ridge GS Camp
Unique Format and worth the drive
Feb 3 #2 Hills and Thorns (Ben King) Iroquois Park
3 Different point to point courses at different skill levels
Feb 17 or 24 #3 Bernheim Burn (Myra and Cecil) Bernheim Forest
Format and Date pending
Mar 24 #4 Mad Otter (Bruce Moore) Otter Creek Park
6 and 12 Hour Point to Point plus Rogaine
April 14 #5 Dirty Derby (Aaron and Louis Smith III)
April 21 #6 FINAL Bourbon Ultra Goat Relay (Meet Director is TBD) Jefferson Memorial Forest
Traditional Goat (Short, Medium and Long)
Pending Meet Director Commitment. Championship, Awards and Pot Luck
Annual Special Events
Mar 10 Boy Scout Orienteering Meet (Dan Curley) Camp Crooked Creek
Also includes open courses for the General public