Cool Trivia Fact #2

At the 1908 Olympic Games in London, the marathon distance was changed to 26 miles to cover the ground from Windsor Castle to White City stadium, with 385 yards added on so the race could finish in front of King Edward VII's royal box.
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Cross Country Season

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

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...

  • Practices: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
  • Competitions: AOC competes in the Philadelphia Express League which has Saturday meets at Belmont Plateau in Philadelphia. One additional out of state meet as well.
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