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7th Annual NIH Take a Hike Day Event on June 5

7th Annual NIH Take a Hike Day Event.
Thursday, June 5, 2014.
NIH Bethesda Campus, In Front of Building 1.

11:30am - 1:30 pm.

Warm Up Stretching Session 11:30 am – 12:00 pm.
Opening Remarks 12:00 pm – 12:15 pm.

Walk/Run Starts at 12:15 pm. 

Join your fellow NIH employees in a walk or run around the perimeter of the NIH campus (approximately 3.25 miles from start to finish) rain or shine! 

In support of White House initiatives promoting a healthier federal workforce and the US Surgeon General’s National Prevention Strategy, all employees and contractors are encouraged to participate in the 7th annual NIH "Take a Hike" event. If you have not participated in this fun lunchtime event in the past, this year is the time to start. Our goal is to increase participation to record levels!

Support your Institute/Center when you register!

To register go to:

Show Your Team Spirit and Sponsor a Water Station We will supply the tables and water, if you supply the support. If you would like to sponsor a water station and help show your office spirit, please contact Michelle Aikens at or 301-402-8180. Tables will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.

Although we encourage all employees and contractors to participate, please obtain your supervisor’s approval before registering. NIH Take a Hike Day is a voluntary event.

Individuals with disabilities who need Sign Language Interpreters and/or reasonable accommodation to participate in this event should contact Carole Harman at or 301-402-8180. Requests should be made at least five days in advance of the event.

This event is sponsored by the NIH Office of Management, Office of Research Services, Division of Amenities and Transportation Services.