Virginia Xtreme Hike

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Thank you for your interest in registering for the 2014 event. At this time, the event registration has closed. Plans are being made for the VA Chapter's 2015 Xtreme Hike; if you are interested in participating, please e-mail kjohnson@cff.org to have your name added to the list.

About Xtreme Hike

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's Xtreme Hike program takes hikers through some of the most scenic trails in the nation to raise funds and awareness for cystic fibrosis.

In 2013 the VA chapter of Cystic Fibrosis Foundation celebrated its inaugural Xtreme Hike with a one-day 31 mile hike on the Massanutten Trail. Led by experienced hiker Corey Snyder as well as other volunteers, 30 dedicated hikers participated in the event and over $55,000 was raised!

As part of the commitment to Xtreme Hike, registered hikers are requested to fundraise for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The suggested fundraising minimum is $2,500 per hiker. Cystic Fibrosis Foundation staff is available to assist with fundraising plans.

The staff, committee members and volunteers are looking forward to another phenomenal event and we hope you'll consider becoming a part of it!

Xtreme Hike is about reaching new heights — physically and philanthropically. It's a journey of passion, determination and personal triumph, as much as it's an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of people with CF.

The journey starts the moment you sign up. You will receive personal coaching, participate in training hikes and connect with a community of people who share your aspiration to reach new heights. Learn about Xtreme Hike events across the country.

Practice Hikes

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2014 VA Chapter hike participants at Hone Quarry (practice hike #1)

Interested in joining the Va Chapter this summer on our practice hikes?  

Saturday, July 12
Laurel Run (8.8 miles)

Saturday, July 26
Torry Ridge/Mills Creek (15 miles)

Saturday, August 16
Three Ridges (13.5 miles)

Saturday, September 6
McAfee's Knob/Tinker Cliffs (20 miles) in the Roanoke area.
It will start approximately an hour before sunrise. If hikers plan on attending this hike, they must be in the Roanoke area Friday pm. Immediately following the hike we will have supper at The Homeplace.... all you can eat "family style" dinner. Ask around.... this is a meal you do NOT want to miss!

Please e-mail kjohnson@cff.org or laustin@cff.org for more details. 

Staff Contacts:
Kimberly Johnson (kjohnson@cff.org or 757-446-9267)
LaDonna Austin (laustin@cff.org or 888-233-4682)

The VA chapter is extremely fortunate to already have enough volunteers for this particular event. Thank you for interest; if you are interested in supporting the chapter for another event or in another capacity, please e-mail Virginia@cff.org

Top Teams

  1 -  Top Team 5K Friends of Alex ($17,114.00)
  2 -  Top Team 5K Rachal/Constine - Team for a Cure ($7,331.00)
  3 -  Top Team 5K Giving CF the Boot! ($6,845.00)
  4 -  Top Team 5K Team Thomas ($5,744.00)
  5 -  Top Team 5K Team Reitmeier ($5,275.00)

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Top Hikers

  1 -  Super Hiker Self-Donation Bob Boyd ($7,850.00)
  2 -  Super Hiker Self-Donation Edwige Griffith ($5,744.00)
  3 -  Self-Donation Jane Rachal ($4,660.00)
  4 -  Self-Donation Tracey Butler ($4,390.00)
  5 -  Self-Donation Amy Boyd ($4,359.00)

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Volunteer for Xtreme Hike

Would you like to join the volunteer team or do you know someone who would enjoy being a part of a winning team? There are many skill-enhancing and fun volunteer opportunities to experience. The contribution of each volunteer helps make Xtreme Hike more enjoyable and it helps raise funds to cure cystic fibrosis.

Become a Volunteer

Hike Goal: $75,000.00

Raised: $89,762.57

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Hike Details

Date: 9/20/2014
Check-in: Friday
Start Time: Saturday
Trail Mileage: 26.2 miles
Location: North River Gorge,
Harrisonburg, VA

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