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3rd Annual (2010)

Take a Hike Day Shoe logo

Thursday, May 20, 2010
A FUN time was had by All!

Over 1,600 NIH employees registered to participate in this year's event
(1,436 walkers - 202 fun runners). 



To the following 2010 NIH Take a Hike Day Institute/Center (IC) Winners*




Small ICs

First Place

National Center for Cooperative and Alternative Medicine
Director, Dr. Josephine Briggs


Second Place
National Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities
Director, Dr. John Ruffin

Third Place
Fogarty International Center
Director, Dr. Roger I. Glass

Large ICs

First Place
National Institute of Mental Health
Director, Dr. Thomas R. Insel


Second Place
Center for Information Technology
Director, Dr. Jack F. Jones, Jr.


Third Place
Office of the Director
Director, Dr. Francis S. Collins


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

​​Contact Information

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

Program Specialist

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