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Register for the 33rd NIH Institute Relay

The 33rd NIH Institute Challenge Relay will be held on Thursday, Sept. 22 in front of Bldg. 1, beginning at 11:30 a.m. The relay consists of teams of five runners, each whom runs a half-mile loop around Bldg. 1. All institutes, centers, divisions and contractors are invited to enter as many teams as they wish. Each team must have men and women runners with at least two runners of the same sex.  

To register, visit The fee is $15 per team. Each group leader is asked to provide the name and contact information for one volunteer; there need to be 26 volunteers for each of two heats. Be sure to visit food vendors and event exhibitors as well. To volunteer or for more information, call the R&W office at (301) 496-6061.  

The NIH Record

The NIH Record, founded in 1949, is the biweekly newsletter for employees of the National Institutes of Health.

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