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NIH Take a Hike Day 11th Annual!

 
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
 
 

We Have a Fun and Exciting Event Planned for You!

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 3.25 miles).

 Additional items you may want to bring with you:

Hat, Sunglasses and Sunscreen, a Bottled Water or Refillable Water Container

11:30 am - 11:55 am 
Fun Fitness Activities For All 

Here is your chance to be head and shoulders (and knees and toes) above your co-workers. Come join the NIH Recreation and Welfare (R&W) on the front grounds of Building 1 for a pre-walk/fun run warm up session.

Opening Remarks From NIH Leadership 11:55 am

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


Race Begins Promptly at 12:15 pm

NIH Leadership will blow the official starting whistles and the Fun Runners will go first followed by the Walkers. Everyone will proceed down Wilson Drive to the NIH Perimeter Pedestrian Pathway and turn RIGHT on to Rockville Pike.

NIH Take a Hike Day Trail Map

NIH Take a Hike Trail Map

Everyone will be required to follow the pedestrian "rules of the road", and must obey the traffic signals at all intersections, crossing only on the "WALK" light. The NIH Police will be stationed at the intersections to further ensure the safety of our participants.

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

Water Table Stations will be Located along the Event Trail

KEEP HYDRATED - There are five (5) WATER TABLE STATIONS along the event trail and one water table station
located above the rose garden in front of Building 1.

Off-Campus Take a Hike Day Routes

Are you located off-campus and would like to participatein 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 these satellite locations

 

Democracy Plaza Executive Boulevard

 
Fishers Lane Rockledge  Shady Grove

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 Keifer at (301) 402-8180. 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 Chris Gaines at (301)402-8180.