Cool Trivia Fact #1

The shot put as we know it today originated in Scotland. The shot was the British Navy term for a heavy cannonball, generally weighing about 16 pounds.
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AOC is registered with the Amateur Athletic Union. AOC athletes need annual membership in the AAU to compete in AAU-sanctioned events. Register your athlete with AAU!

07-Aug-2019 thru 28-Sep-2019

Cross Country Registration is Open

You can now sign up for AOC's Cross Country Program.  For more details click on the Registration tab

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Cross Country Program

The coaches at AOC are excited for a great cross country season in 2019!   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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Practice Schedules

Upon registration for a season, the Club will provide practice schedules to all athletes and families via the Team Snap® application.  Read More »

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 »