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Sign Up Now for 38th NIH Institute Relay, Sept. 14


On your mark, get set…go! It’s time for the 38th NIH Institute Challenge Relay. The relay consists of teams of five runners, each of whom run a loop around Bldg. 1. 

All institutes, centers, divisions, offices and contractors are invited to enter as many teams as they wish. Each team must have diverse gender representation. 

The race will be held on Thursday, Sept. 14 in front of Bldg. 1. Registration opens by 11 a.m. and heat 1 will start at 11:45 a.m. 

Gather your team, come up with a creative team name and of course, start training. Sign up your teams now through Sept. 1 for $25, heat 1 or heat 2 at

For details or to volunteer to help with the event, email David Browne at the NIH Recreation and Welfare Association,

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