NIH Record - National Institutes of Health

Annual ‘Take a Hike’ Day Scheduled for June 6, Offers Remote Option

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Come together for a day of physical activity and camaraderie. NIH’s 16th annual Take a Hike Day will be held on Thursday, June 6, starting at Bldg. 1’s front lawn at 11:30 a.m., rain or shine. Participants will walk, run and roll the 3.25-mile perimeter of the Bethesda campus. 

Take note: Participants may select from 10 NIH locations and routes at which to participate in the event, including a “remote” option. For more information and to register, visit:

To volunteer to help with the event or to sponsor a break station along the route, email organizers at

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