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Hike for Life 2014

Heroglobin kicks of the 11 mile hike from Blydenburgh Park
Heroglobin kicks of the 11 mile hike from Blydenburgh Park

Long Island Greenbelt Trail Conference (LIGTC) and New York Blood Center (NYBC)

 8th Annual Hike for Life – May 10, 2014 Please select a hike based on the level of your experience or level of adventure:

 3 miles – Sunken Meadow State Park, Field 4 – 3:30pm
                  (perfect for family & friends, meets the long distance hikers for the final stretch)

5 miles – Smithtown Landing Country Club parking lot – 3:00pm
                  (the northern end, one-way to Sunken Meadow, at a moderate pace)

11 miles – Greenbelt office/Blydenburgh County Park, Smithtown – 1:00pm
                  (a bit more challenging, complete the northern third of the Greenbelt Trail)

32 miles – Heckscher State Park, Field 7 – 6:30am
            (for the truly hardy hiker, complete entire Greenbelt Trail to Sunken Meadow)

To register for any of the hikes, please visit: http://nybloodcenter.org/support-us/hikeforlife/

Entry fee of $20 per hiker is the same for all hike distances ($25 starting 5/5; $10 child/student).

All proceeds raised will help fund NYBC’s lifesaving mission through
scientific research, medical education, and community outreach.

To create a personalized online donation form, or for financial questions, please contact Wade Zamechek, at wzamechek@nybloodcenter.org.

Non-hiking volunteers also needed:  picnic assistance, car shuttles, publicity, find corporate sponsors, spread the word about HFL, sponsor a hiker, make a financial contribution to NYBC, & much more!

To volunteer, please email Natalie at volunteers@nybloodcenter.org or call 516-478-5006

Hike for Life (HFL) is a fundraiser for NYBC and also promotes awareness of the need for blood donations,
especially during summer months when supplies tend to decrease. 
LIGTC organizes this annual event as a way to give back to the local community.

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