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American University is committed to encouraging an active and healthy lifestyle. Walking is a great form of exercise, recreation, and transportation. We challenge and welcome you to make walking a part of your daily life.

American University Fitness Trail

In Fall 2016, AU launched our two mile, campus Fitness Trail. The trail showcases our campus and highlights unique achievements of our campus, faculty, students, and alumni.

Follow our map, or blaze your own trail, as you explore and discover American University.

Download the official Fitness Trail Map as a PDF here.

View in Google Maps by clicking here.

View 1 mile alternate in Google Maps by clicking here.

Fitness Trail Ribbon Cutting and Kickoff

Eagle Statue

Join us on Wednesday, September 21 for the ribbon cutting and unveiling of the American University Fitness Trail!

Meet at the Eagle Statue outside of Bender Arena at noon where Dr. Gail Hanson will perform the honorary ribbon cutting. From there, we encourage everyone to join us for a walk around the trail.

Wellness @ AU

AU recognizes the important role wellness plays in student success. The Wellness Committee consists of on-campus departments passionate about creating a culture of health & wellness for students, through the promotion of wellness education and programming. 

On-campus Wellness Resources: