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NEI To Host 5K Walk/Run/Roll, Oct. 19

Poster shows NEI 5K Walk/Run/Roll, October 19 - with people walking on NIH campus

On Wednesday, Oct. 19, the National Eye Institute will host its third 5K “Walk/Run/Roll” event on the NIH campus. The course will begin (rain or shine) on the lawn in front of Bldg. 1.

Starting at 11:45 a.m., NIH Recreation and Welfare Assocation fitness instructors will lead a warm-up, followed by welcome remarks from NEI director Dr. Michael F. Chiang. Music, exhibitors and a VR simulation of eye diseases are also scheduled.

The race starts at 12:10 p.m. Participants will exit campus and travel the perimeter and return through security. The event is open to all at NIH and to the public. 

To register and for more information, visit

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