Page Content 8th Annual NIH Take a Hike Day.Thursday, June 4, 2015.11:30 AM – 1:30 PM ET.NIH Bethesda Campus – in front of Building 1. Join invited guests, NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins and the President's Council on Physical Fitness Sports and Nutrition for the 8th Annual NIH "Take a Hike" event. All NIH staff are invited to walk or run around the perimeter of the NIH campus (approximately 3.25 miles from start to finish) – rain or shine. This event is in support of White House initiatives to promote a healthier federal workforce and the U.S. Surgeon General's National Prevention Strategy. If you have not participated in this fun lunchtime event in the past, this is the year to start! Support your Institute/Center and register for this fun event! For more information and to register your participation, please visit: http://www.ors.od.nih.gov/pes/dats/wellnes/hike/Pages/hike.aspx. Although we encourage all NIH staff to participate, please obtain your supervisor’s approval before registering. Take a Hike Day is a voluntary event. Remember to bring your badge to get back on campus after the conclusion of the walk. Show Your Team Spirit and Sponsor a Water Station!Tables and water will be supplied – as long as you provide the support! If you would like to sponsor a water station and show your office spirit, please contact Ms. Michelle Aikens at Aikensm@mail.nih.gov or 301-402-8180. Tables will be assigned on a first come, first served basis. This event is sponsored by the NIH Office of Management (OM), Office of Research Services (ORS), Division of Amenities and Transportation Services (DATS). Individuals who need reasonable accommodation to participate in this event, contact Ms. Carole Harman, ORS, DATS, at Harmanc@ors.od.nih.gov, 301-402-8180, and/or the Federal Relay (1-800-877-8339). Requests should be made at least five days in advance of the event. You may follow us @NIHEmplSrvcs on Twitter for more information about services that can assist you with balancing work and family, as well as other programs and employee services.