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13th Annual NIH Take-A-Hike Day - Virtual Event

13th Annual NIH Take-A-Hike Day - Virtual Event.

Thursday, June 10.

Virtual Warm-Up at 12:00 p.m. ET on Facebook Live.

Walk! Run! Roll! Fun! Join us for the 13th Annual NIH Take-A-Hike Day - Virtual Event. The kickoff for this virtual event is 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 10. A virtual warm-up and fitness activity with the Recreation and Welfare Fitness and Well-being Program is available at: You do not need a Facebook account to participate, simply follow the link above.

Take-A-Hike Day is the NIH's largest wellness event with more than 17,000 participants over the past 13 years, and we are excited to host our first-ever virtual version this year. All NIH staff are invited to take this opportunity to include physical activity in your day and have fun while doing it. We want the day's event to be interactive, so follow us on Twitter @NIHEmplSrvcs and feel free to share photos, short videos, and memes; anything from your day's activities using #TakeAHikeNIH.

Take-A-Hike Day is a voluntary event, so we ask that you obtain your supervisor's approval before participating.

Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodations and/or sign language interpreting to participate in this event should contact Chris Gaines at and/or the Federal Relay (1-800-877-8339). Requests should be made at least five days in advance of the event.

This event is sponsored by the Office of Research Services, Division of Amenities and Transportation Services (DATS), and the NIH Recreation and Welfare Association.

Now through June, NIH is highlighting wellness-supporting events through the "Spring into Wellness" campaign. To learn more about NIH sponsored events that support your financial, social, career, physical and community well-being, check out the campaign website at:

You may follow us @NIHEmplSrvcs on Twitter for more information about services that can assist you with balancing work and family, making healthy food choices, and other programs and employee services to improve your well-being. The DATS also manages many NIH LISTSERVs that may also be of interest to you, which you can find at:

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