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Owosso XC/Bird Claw Running Club 2017

Spread the word about summer running to cross country runners and athletes of all ages. Hard work, dedication and team camaraderie throughout the summer is key to developing a strong, successful cross country season. Encourage others join us during the summer, as we hope to continue grow in numbers and success this year. Don’t hesitate to contact us with questions about running, the season, etc. Go Trojans!

Physicals: Get sports physicals ASAP: They must be signed after April 15th, 2017
*After Hours Clinics offer $25-30 physicals (across from Meijer or Speedway)

Remind: Sign up for Both Reminders: Text to: 81010
*Holtsclaw’s Remind: @owossoxc *Bird’s Remind: 2017ohsxc

Summer Running: Starts – Monday, June 19th from 9-10:45am at OHS Track
*June Days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 9-10:45am at OHS Track
*July/August Days: Monday – Friday at OHS Track

*Locations may occasionally change (local parks, Fortitude, etc.).
*Make sure you sign up for both coaches’ Remind accounts.

Summer Dead Week (no practice): July 2nd – 9th

Season Starts: Wednesday, August 15th (Weekdays & Saturdays) – Plan accordingly for family vacations Track ALL WORKOUTS on

Mileage Club: Get mileage club shirts for reaching post-track running milestones (200, 300, etc.)

Summer Fundraiser: Coach Holtsclaw will provide information soon

*If you have questions about appropriate running shoes please speak with us
*Spikes are optional for races, but certainly assist with traction and speed.
*Wear sweats in cold weather – It is strongly suggested that you wear skins/cold weather gear (inexpensive apparel can be purchased at Dunham’s – “Aero” brand)
*All skins/cold weather gear must match the team’s apparel.  Buy only black or dark navy.  Only 1 logo (1 inch may show).  Mismatched colors and more than 1 logo will disqualify runners.
*Bring watches to all practices. If you don’t have one, we have one you may use for the season.

Injury Prevention
*Make sure you concentrate on pre/post-runs and dynamic warm-ups to avoid injury
*As injuries arise please speak with coaches first (keep us updated) – Seek assistance from the school trainer when necessary – Following doctor’s visits please bring coaches a note

Contact/Website Information
Coach Brock Holtsclaw:; (574)261-0692
Coach Chris Bird:; (989)627-1004
Facebook: “Christopher Bird (Mr Coach Bird)” & “Owosso XC and Track”

Run with PURPOSE!  Run with PASSION!  Run for the TEAM!