Cool Trivia Fact #3

Bob Beamon's 29' 2 1/2" (8.90 meters) world long jump record set at the Mexico City Olympics in 1968 was finally broken by Michael Powel in 1991 in Tokyo with a jump of 29' 4 1/2" (8.95 meters)
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AOC Cross Country Program

The Cross County Program is well underway.  Distance training is important and helps athletes improve their endurance, strength and speed.  It also helps the athlete to manage racing with larger group of athletes. A good attitude, hard work and consistency will pay great dividends.  We look forward to a great cross country season. Read More »

Cross Country Program

The coaches at AOC are excited for a great cross country season in 2020!   We have a full scheduled planned and look forward to a wonderful team!   Our program is for athletes aged 8 to 18.  We are a developmental program with the goal of having a positive culture that is welcoming to all kids. 
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Cross Country Season

Last week of August through last week of November
The cross country season starts in the fall of each year. Runners will run across a natural terrain and cover distances between 2K to 5K with younger athletes running the shorter distances. Athletes who enjoy running mid to full distance will enjoy the added challenge of covering various surfaces including hills. Competitions are throughout the Philadelphia area but there are also opportunities to compete at regional and national competitions... Read More »