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2nd Annual (2009)

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2nd Annual
NIH Take a Hike Day

Wednesday, May 6, 2009
A FUN time was had by All!

Over 1,700 NIH employees registered to participate in this year's event



Congratulations to the following 2009 NIH Take a Hike Day Institute/Center (IC) Winners*

Director Dr. John Ruffin

First Place - National Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities
Director Dr. John Ruffin

Accepting for Dr. Roger I. Glass is Dr. Michael Johnson, Deputy Director

Second Place - Fogarty International Center
Director Dr. Roger I. Glass
(Accepting: Dr. Michael Johnson, Deputy Director)

Director Dr. Josephine Briggs

Third Place - National Center for Cooperative and Alternative Medicine
Director Dr. Josephine Briggs

Accepting for Acting Director Dr. Alan Guttmacher is Ms. Janis Mullaney, Executive Officer

Fourth Place - National Human Genome Research Institute
Acting Director Dr. Alan Guttmacher
(Accepting: Ms. Janis Mullaney, Executive Officer)


Special THANK YOUs go out to the following:

  • Office of the Director
  • Office of Management
  • Office of Research Services
  • Office of Research Facilities Development and Operations
  • Clinical Center Hospitality Services Program
  • Employee Volunteers
  • NIH Recreation and Welfare Association
  • NIH Fitness Centers
  • NIH Federal Credit Union
  • Eurest Dining Services
  • Fischer's Scientific
We look forward to seeing you at next year's event! The NIH Take a Hike Day event invites all employees and contractors to participate in a non-competitive Walk or Fun Run around the perimeter of the NIH campus. This event is held every year in conjunction with the National President's Challenge  and the HealthierFeds  initiative.

Coordination and planning for the event is managed through the Office of Research Services, Division of Amenities and Transportation Services in partnership with the NIH Office of Management.

* Winners were determined based on the highest percentage of employees who registered within their IC.

Take A Hike day 2009 Trophy

​​Contact Information

Leslie Pont
Program Manager
Telephone: (301) 451-3631

Program Specialist