acac Downtown St. Patrick's Day Sprint Duathlon

Join acac and Group Exercise Instructor Chris Collins for our first ever St. Patrick’s Day Sprint Duathlon!

The Charlottesville 10-miler is the weekend of March 24… need some last minute training? Looking to amp up your conditioning for our acac classes? Or are you just looking to participate in a fun and friendly competition at acac? Then this is the perfect event for you!

Date: Friday, March 16
Time: 5:00 – 8:00pm
Cost: FREE for members and their guests
Location: acac Downtown | Poolside Patio and more!
Included: drinks and food (*Alcoholic beverages will be served, so please bring your I.D. Alcohol is permitted to those only over 21 years of age.)
Kid friendly: Yes!

RSVP REQUIRED! Please fill out the form below.

Description of Duathlon:
Run: 2 miles (around the acac block 4 times)
EDGE Cycle Studio: 6 miles (bike indoors)
Run: 1 mile (around the acac block 2 times)

*This event can be done in teams of three or individually.

Individual Instructions: Individuals will meet at the acac Downtown Poolside Patio.  Their first heat of running 2 miles will begin at 5:15pm. After the individuals have completed the first heat of running they will then go straight into the EDGE Cycle Studio and continue with their 6 mile bike ride and end with their 1 mile run around acac

Team Portion Instructions:The team portions will also meet at the Poolside Patio, but will not begin until 6:15pm. Their first heat of running 2 miles will begin shortly after 6:15pm.  After the first team member has completed the 2 mile run, the second team member will begin their 6 mile bike ride in our EDGE Cycle Studio.  Last but not least, the third team member will complete the race with a 1 mile run around acac.

Concluding the races, individuals, teams of three, family, friends, and acac team members are invited to our Poolside Patio for food, drinks, and March Madness on the outdoor TV!

*Admittance will not be allowed if you have not filled out the RSVP form. RSVP’s need to be submitted on or by Thursday, March 15.

We have partnered with one of our very own members, Lynsie Steele, for this event’s food. She has been a loyal acac member since 2009 and is also the Founder of VIE – meal plans that save you money. With the help of Lynsie’s team, VIE will be catering this event. To learn more about VIE and their services click here.

We have also partnered with Three Notch’d Brewing Company, you’ll be able to choose from locally crafted beers! To learn more about Three Notch’d Brewing Company, click here.
*Please bring valid identification. Alcohol is not permitted for those under the age of 21.


Questions? Contact Meg Welch at for more information.

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