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10th Anniversary Take a Hike Day

Grab a co-worker or two and lace up your walking shoes. What better way to take a break from all of the hustle and bustle than to go for a leisurely stroll or jog around the perimeter of the NIH campus (total distance of 3.25 miles).

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Take a Hike Registration Form

Complete the below registration form completely
 

       


 

 
Please Note: This is not a timed event or competition. Everyone who participates in the event is a winner.

This event is sponsored by the NIH Office of Management in partnership with the Office of Research Services, Division of Amenities and Transportation Services, and the NIH Recreation and Welfare Association.

Individuals with disabilities who need Sign Language Interpreters and/or reasonable accommodation to participate in this event should contact Linda Kiefer at (301) 402-8180 or kieferli@od.nih.gov. Requests should be made at least 5 days in advance of the event.

If you have any questions about the NIH Take a Hike Day event, you may contact the ORS/DATS at (301) 402-8180.

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Thursday, June 8, 2017 | 11:30am - 1:30pm | Building 1 Front Lawn

Rain or Shine!

PLEASE BE SURE TO CARRY YOUR NIH ID WITH YOU TO ENSURE ACCESS BACK ONTO CAMPUS!

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"A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world."
- Paul Dudley White (American Physician and Cardiologist)
"Walking is man's best medicine."
- Hippocrates (Ancient Greek Physician)
"Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity."
- John F. Kennedy (35th President of the United States)
 

It's that time once again to grab a worker or two and lace up your walking shoes.

The NIH Office of Management and the Office of Research Services, Division of Amenities and Transportation Services invites all NIH employees and contractors to participate in a
non-competitive Walk/Fun Run.

Schedule of EventsTrail Map

 


View NIH Take a Hike Route in a larger map
     

    Off-Campus Take a Hike Day Routes

    Are you located off-campus and would like to participate in the Walk/Fun Run? Not a problem! Individuals unable to attend the event on campus can still grab a co-worker or two and Take a Hike at one of the these satellite locations.

    Don't forget to register if you choose to participate in the Walk/Fun Run at one of these locations!

    Show Your Team Spirit and Sponsor a Water Table Station

    Picture of Water Table StationWe supply the tables and water - you supply the decorations and cheerleaders. Bring your signs and pompoms and form your cheering section at one of the five (5) perimeter water table stations. Tables will be assigned on a first come first served basis.

    If you are interested, please contact Shuntrice Holloman at (301) 402-8180 or shuntrice.holloman@nih.gov.

     

    This event is sponsored by the NIH Office of Management in partnership with the Office of Research Services, Division of Amenities and Transportation Services (ORS/DATS), and the NIH Recreation and Welfare Association.

    Sign Language Interpreters will be provided. Individuals with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodations to participate in this event should contact Linda Kiefer at 301-402-8180 or kieferli@od.nih.gov. Requests should be made at least (five) 5 days in advance of the event.

    If you have any questions about the event, you may contact the ORS/DATS at (301) 402-8180

    Take a Hike Day Trivia

    Did you know that...
    • Over 14,000 employees have participated in the past 9 Walk/Fun Run events.
    • There has been representation from each IC every year.
    • 3.25 miles from start to finish is approximately 6,500 steps.

    Contact Information

    Chris Gaines
    Program Manager
    Telephone: (301) 451-3631

    Shuntrice Holloman
    Program Specialist
    Telephone: (301) 451-9299

     

    Contact Information

    For questions or concerns regarding the Take A Hike Event Registration, please e-mail us at: nihemplysrvcs@ors.nih.gov