Category: March Events 2016

Mud Run 2016

June 11th, 2016

It’s that time of year again, start thinking about the Mud Run! This event can be a bit intimidating by the description, but we promise you, you CAN do it. It really is a fun event for all fitness levels and abilities. The Survivor Mud Run is a 5k around Remlinger Farms with obstacles to assist in your muddy experience. The SAC is forming a team for the 4th year so if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out!

Early bird price deadlines:

  • $69 by 6/9/16


Contact our Fitness director, Jacob Galloway to join our team!

For more information, please contact our Fitness Director, Jacob Galloway, at

Win One Year of Free Dues!

One of the biggest compliments we can receive is when one of our members refers friends, relatives, coworkers, etc to our club. To show our appreciation, we are excited to present our main member sponsorship program of the year.


To enter is simple; refer a new member to the club and if they join the club before April 15th, you will go into the drawing for a year of complimentary membership dues!


Don’t forget, that anytime one of your referrals joins our club, you will also automatically receive a month of free dues! So start telling your family, friends, and neighbors about the benefits of a healthy lifestyle at the Seattle Athletic Club today!


We will announce the winner on April 15th on our Facebook page – so be sure to “Like Us!” to see if you’ve won! Good luck!
For more information and a complimentary pass to the club for your referral, simply email or call our Membership Office at 206-443-1111.

Introducing “The Juicy Café”

We are pleased to announce the Seattle Athletic Club has partnered with The Juicy Cafe to provide you with healthy, fresh salads, wraps, smoothies, juices, and more!

The Juicy Café was voted #14 of the top 25 juice shops in America for 2015! Their unique, delicious cold pressed juices (with ingredients like lemon, ginger, cayenne and more) offer healing remedies that many others don’t.

Why The Juicy Café?

  • Smoothies are made to order and food items are prepared using the best ingredients – raw and organic produce whenever possible.
  • High-fiber food and drinks are low in fat, sodium, and calories.
  • Raw, natural (unprocessed) ingredients provide higher nutritional content while also being tasty and satisfying!


Our smoothie special for March is the Green Machine in honor of St Patrick’s Day!  Also, we will be providing smoothie sign-up sheets at select group ex classes so you can pre-order a delicious smoothie and have it ready to go! Stop by the cafe for more information and try any one of our exciting new smoothies.

Body Fat Testing at the SAC

Complimentary for members |  Ongoing

There are many ways to perform a body fat test; here at the club we use the 7-site skinfold test. Here are the basics of what you should know about the 7-site skinfold test:

  • It is fast; usually taking about 15 minutes to perform
  • It is easy to perform; we only needing access to your torso and thigh
  • It is very accurate; with the standard error being 2-3%
  • It gives you a baseline; knowing your starting point is important for tracking progress
  • It is also very affordable; being a complimentary service to members

If you would like to know where your body fat percentage is just find any personal fitness trainers at the club and ask them for an appointment to get tested.

For more information, please contact our Fitness Director, Jacob Galloway, at

PE Subsidization Program


There is a trend of education institutes cutting and/or leaving little to no time to accomplish PE requirements on top of everything else for college prep. We want to offer a way for your students to stay healthy with instruction from qualified fitness professionals and get education credits from your school.  If your teen needs help with fulfilling their PE requirements, we have a few different options to choose from.


Parent and teen will meet with the Fitness director, or personal trainer to sort out which plan is best suited and how many hours are required to be fulfilled. We understand that hour requirements and schedules vary and we will do our best to accommodate and shift where needed.

Teen Training program – $360

  • 2 – 60 minute workouts per week

The Sampler Package – $250

  • An intro to everything we have to offer. Your teen is required to attend each format of group exercise 2 times and obtain instructor initials after each class.  Formats include:
    • Spin, BODYPUMP, Mat Pilates, Yoga, Water Aerobics
  • They will also have 1 private lessons with the following:
    • Personal trainers, Swim instructor, Pilates, Squash,

Group exercise option – Complimentary

Your youth is required to complete 8 hours of group exercise classes obtaining instructor initials at the end of each class.


For more information, please contact our Fitness Director, Jacob Galloway, at

March Madness!

Attention basketball fans, it’s March Madness time. We’ll be following the games and holding a challenge to forecast the winner!

To join in the fun, simply pick up a blank bracket at the Sports Desk or Café beginning Monday, March 14th, fill out your teams of choice, and leave it in one of the drop boxes at the Sports Desk or Café by March 16th. The top 3 winners will receive fabulous prizes!

Make sure to follow along with us in the Café as we update the winner’s bracket! Winners will be announced on Wednesday, April 6th.

For more information, please contact our Operations Director, Tim Schoonover at

Spring Break Martial Arts and Sports Conditioning Camp

 April 11, 13 & 15th | Monday / Wednesday / Friday.

  • 9:00am class is designed for youth ages 5 yrs to 8 yrs
  • 10:00am class is designed for youth ages 9 yrs to 12 yrs

Each hour-long class will consist of karate basics, sports prep & conditioning, athletic drills, and team building.

Please have your kid wear appropriate clothes and shoes for exercising. The Friday class will end with a group game day and celebration.

  • Cost: $60/kid

For more information, please contact our Martial Arts Director, Jody Garcia at

SAC – Ragnar Relay Team

July 15-16th, 2016 | Spots are first come first serve

What is the SAC Ragnar Relay Team?

It’s a co-ed team of 12 people, running relay style from Blaine, WA to Langley, WA. The team will complete 196 miles of scenic terrain over two days and one night, until the entire team crosses the finish line together!

How does it work?

One runner hits the road at a time. Each participant runs three times, with each leg ranging between 3-13 miles and varying in difficulty. Runners average about 17 total miles.

While one person runs, teammates are on support duty in their race vehicles. As each runner begins, the crew in the vehicle can drive ahead, cheer their runner on, and meet them at the exchange point to pick them up and drop off the next runner.


Some distance running experience is required. Don’t worry about speed or pace. We are more interested that you have a fun and positive attitude!

Why you should do it?

You will have an amazing team bonding experience.

Check it out!

For more information, please contact our Wellness Director and run coach, Kendra Kainz at

SAC Half & Full Marathon Training Programs

If planning on completing a half or full marathon this summer, this program is for you! Great training for; Seattle Rock n’ Roll, Snoqualmie Valley, Vancouver USA or another June/July race!

Starting now!

Looking to complete your first race, improve your time or keep your conditioning? These training programs will have you well-trained for your next half or full marathon. Get customized training plans, group training, learn proper hill training and speed work, and get helpful tips and techniques from clinics to help make you the most prepared for your event.

Full Marathon Training Plan

Whether this is your first race or you’re trying to qualify for Boston, this is a comprehensive training plan customized for you and your race. Program includes nutritional guidance, cross-training, hill training, pacing and hydration, pre and post-race evaluations, and informative online clinics.

The Half Marathon Training Plan

Great for first timers or veterans wanting to improve their time, this half marathon program is also customized to you and your race. Focus on distance and endurance, hills and speedwork, cross training and coached weekly group sessions, informative online clinics for half marathons.

Maintenance/Continual Run Conditioning Plan

No races planned but you want to keep your run conditioning going? Looking to maintain your weight? This is a great way to keep your stamina, speed, and endurance with a monthly periodization program.


For more information, please contact our Wellness Director and run coach, Kendra Kainz at

Pregnancy Massage

A woman’s body undergoes profound physical and metabolic changes over the course of pregnancy and massage can be a powerful tool for supporting these changes by soothing and balancing the nervous system and improving many of the symptoms that may develop as the fetus grows.

Many women experience headaches, muscle pain, fatigue, or swelling, and an experienced therapist can reduce and sometimes alleviate any or all of these. Touch is an effective tool for balancing the sympathetic(fight or flight) and parasympathetic(rest and digest) branches of the autonomic nervous system. When in balance, our bodies function better; this is especially important during pregnancy. Massage also increases levels of serotonin, dopamine, and endorphins in the bloodstream, which decrease pain and increase restful sleep and feelings of well being along with other benefits.

There are special considerations for massage and pregnancy, and it is good to consult with your healthcare provider to rule out any complications that could be contraindicated for receiving massage. It is also important to be properly positioned on the table to protect and support the health of the child, either side-lying or with specialized body cushions. Which we do have here at the club and can use upon request. A licensed practitioner will have received basic education in pregnancy massage, and many of us have gone on for more advanced training. Let us know if we can help, we are always available to assist with your  bodywork needs.