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Edwards, Carol M
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AhealthyU Bike to Work

bike ride

AhealthyU, the Office of Sustainability and the Office for Parking and Traffic Services invite you to celebrate national bike month with a bike to work day breakfast! Biking is a fun, healthy, and eco-friendly way to get to work. By biking to work, you can:

  • Burn over 200 calories in 30 minutes
  • Save time by bypassing rush hour traffic

  • Reduce your risk of heart disease

  • Save money on car maintenance, fuel, and parking

  • Meet other cyclists at city-wide pit stops and at breakfast on the Quad

Bikers of all abilities are welcome!

Register for Bike to Work Day with the Washington Area Bicycle Association and take advantage of the pit stops located throughout the region or to join a convoy on your bike route on May 19th. Be sure to list American University as your employer when you register!

The day of the event…

Bike to Work Day at AU

  • Friday, May 19 | 8am –10am | The Quad in front of MGC

  • Complimentary breakfast

  • Fun giveaways for riders

  • All riders granted access to Jacobs Fitness Center showers - Pick up a shower pass at breakfast and present it along with your AU ID at Jacobs Fitness Center

  • WIN fun raffle prizes including bike accessories, Capital Bikeshare membership, and more!

If you would like to coordinate your route with fellow AU colleagues, connect on the AU Bicycle Facebook Group. Let others know where you'll be leaving from to match with other riders who might be looking for route recommendations for the 19th.


Don't have a bike? We've got you covered:

Capital Bikeshare puts over 3000 bicycles throughout the DC metro region at your fingertips. AhealthyU has three Capital Bikeshare keys and helmets for faculty and staff to borrow for 30-minute rides. The closest station to AU is behind Kay Spiritual Life Center on Massachusetts Ave. If you would like to access a bike for a complimentary 30-minute ride for Bike to Work Day, please contact AhealthyU.


Biking Resources
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  • AU offers biking information and connections to city resources for first time riders and experienced cyclists.
  • Bike to Work Day – Metro DC - On Friday May 19, 2017 Commuter Connections and the Washington Area Bicyclist Association invite you to celebrate bicycling as a clean, fun, and healthy way to get to work. Attend one of over 85 pit stops in D.C., MD, and VA to receive refreshments, and be entered into a raffle for bicycles being given away.