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NIMHD To Host Minority Health 5K

A group of people run together along the path by NIH's main campus, surrounded by grass and trees.

5K participants approach the finish line in 2023.

Photo: Marleen Van Den Neste

Celebrate National Minority Health Month 2024 by participating in the Minority Health Walk, Run, Roll 5K on Thursday Apr. 11, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (rain or shine) on NIH’s Bethesda campus.

The race will start and finish on the front lawn of Bldg. 1. Participants will exit campus, travel the perimeter and return through security. To register, visit

To sponsor a water station and show your institute/center/office spirit, contact Seppi Sami at

The event is jointly sponsored by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, NIH’s Office of Research Services and the Recreation and Welfare Association Fitness and Wellbeing Program.  

Individuals who need sign language interpreters and/or reasonable accommodation to participate may contact Edgar Dews at or (301) 594-8424. Requests should be made at least five days in advance of the event.

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