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DC Hike

About Xtreme Hike

The DC Metro Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is proud to present the 2014 XTREME HIKE Program. 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.

In just one day, a dedicated team of Xtreme Hikers will hike a stretch of 25 miles to help raise funds and awareness for the CF Foundation's mission to find a cure for cystic fibrosis.

Cystic fibrosis is a fatal genetic disease that affects the lungs and digestive systems of 30,000 children and adults in the U.S. More than 10 million Americans are carriers of the defective CF gene. The average life expectancy of someone with CF is about 37 years. There is no cure.


THE JOURNEY STARTS THE MOMENT YOU SIGN UP

Included in your Support Package: 
  • Three month training program
  • Weekly team hikers in and the DC Metro area
  • Accommodations for 3 days and 2 nights near the trailhead
  • Transportation to and from the trial on Hike day
  • Aid stations along the trail stocked with food and hydration
  • XTREME HIKE wicking shirt
  • Pre-Hike Pasta Party
  • Post-Hike Celebration Dinner & Reception
  • Victory & Awards Breakfast

Each hiker is asked to meet the suggested fundraising minimum of $2,500. Upon registration, hikers will be asked to make a $100 registration donation which will be credited to your fundraising goal.

INFORMATION SESSIONS
Join us at an information session to learn more!

  • Saturday, February 22nd at 3pm at Dogfish Head Alehouse in Falls Church, VA
  • Saturday, March 1st at 3pm at Dogfish Head Alehouse in Gaithersburg, MD

If you are interested in attending an Information Session, please contact Erin Leahey, Development Director, at (301) 657-8444 ext. 201 or eleahey@cff.org for details.

Join us as an XTREME HIKE Partner
It is with great honor that we invite your company to join us as a partner of the 2014 XTREME HIKE program. The Hike has quickly become a popular event among athletes and outdoor enthusiasts from the DC Metro region and beyond. It is only through the generosity of volunteers and community-minded businesses that it will continue to grow and help fund life-saving CF research.  

For more information, please contact Erin Leahey, Development Director, at (301) 657-8444 ext. 201 or eleahey@cff.org.

Top Teams

  1 -  MAS Mileage Por Favor ($400.00)
  2 -  Brynnators ($400.00)
  3 -  Team Joe ($250.00)

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Top Hikers

  1 -  Self-Donation Victoria Heckler ($745.00)
  2 -  Martin Miller ($400.00)
  3 -  Emily Suttle ($250.00)
  4 -  Self-Donation Dave Lemen ($200.00)
  5 -  Christine Monta ($200.00)

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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: $65,000.00

Raised: $1,795.00

Donate Now

Hike Details

Date: 9/27/2014
Check-in: Friday
Start Time: Saturday
Trail Mileage:
Location: ,
Bethesda, MD

Print Hike Details

New Mobile App

Coming soon: Xtreme Hike App!

Available on the iPhone App Store

Android App on Google Play

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