3rd Annual Hike-A-Thon at the Merck Forest was a huge success! Thank you!!

2017 Hike-a-Thon

MARK YOUR CALENDAR:  OCTOBER 1, 2017

Date of Hike-A-Thon: Sunday, October 1, 2017
Location: Merck Forest & Farmland Center 3270 Route 315 · Rupert VT 05768

The Be Brave Hike-A-Thon is a hike to inform, support, and improve the lives of individuals affected by benign brain tumors and cerebrovascular disease, and drive research for a cure.

This year we are excited to announce there will be another amazing Scavenger Hunt, so sign up early!

Get sponsors to support your efforts.

As you join in this effort, as you raise funds to create awareness around benign brain tumors, as you hike further than you ever thought you could – you will discover the power that comes from being brave

Registration NOW open.

9am – 1pm Packet Pick up and On-Site Registration:

Location: Frank Hatch Sap House (10 minute walk from Visitor Center)

Feel free to participate in hiking or the Scavenger Hunt anytime between 9am and 12pm, but all hiking should be completed by 12pm.  There are over 30 miles of hiking in Merck Forest and there is hiking for all levels!  There will be a three level Scavenger Hunt (beginner, intermediate, expert) for anyone and everyone to participate in.

Teams competing in the various scavenger hunts must sign in at the Sap House and be timed for completion.  Once team is done, they should return to the Sap House to get their official time and submit answers.

9am – 11:45am:  Basket Bonanza viewing and raffle ticket sales. Be Brave for Life Merchandise sales.

11am – 1pm: Food & Beverage Sales.

12pm:  Basket Bonanza will close.

12:15pm: The Brave for Life Nomination Kick-off honoring two brave individuals, TBD, as we build a community around bravery! Winners announced for Basket Bonanza, Scavenger Hunts, Fundraising and the Bravest Middle and High School in Southern Vermont.

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