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2nd Annual NRV Hike for Hospice

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

Claytor Lake State Park

1:30pm – 3:30pm


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If you raise $100.00 or more on your fundraising page, you will be presented with a special long-sleeved "Hike Hero" t-shirt.


T-shirts are only guaranteed for participants who  pre-register online in advance.
Please remember to wear appropriate hiking shoes to the event!
We are not able to offer refunds for registration.

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2017 Claytor Lake Hike Map - smaller
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Hikes will be led by Claytor Lake State Park rangers.


Easy Hike - .75 Mile Walk

This route leads participants down a  winding paved path, following the shore of the lake and wrapping around the historical Howe House. This is a leisurely stroll encompassing beautiful views. The paved path is ADA accessible and a good option for children and strollers.


Moderate Hike - 1.0 Mile Hike

This hiking path will take participants up into the hilly terrain around the lake, along the Shady Ridge Trail. This hike is loop route. It starts and finishes across from Picnic Shelter #1 where all the festivities are held. Expect a few climbs during this hike and wear appropriate hiking shoes.


Advanced Hike - 2.0 Mile Hike

This hiking path will take participants further up into the hilly terrain around the lake. The route will follow the same path as the moderate hike, but will then extend further along the Shady Ridge Trail as well as, the Bent Ridge Trail, offering participants an extended hiking experience.


Need Directions to Claytor Lake State Park?

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Itinerary 2017

Lunch provided by Heathwood Market Catering:
Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, and Veggie Burgers
Ice Cream Novelty Bars


Bluegrass music provided by the talented Eastern Divide Band


Games (Jumbo Jenga, Corn Hole, Etc.)


Fishing – poles provided by the park service, but remember to bring your fishing license


Memorial Ceremony with Dove Release


This is a rain or shine event.

Dogs are welcome as long as they are on leashes and have rabies tags.


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Become a Hike Hero

Please be sure to setup your fundraising  page and share it on your social media! You can create a fundraising page in honor or memory of someone close to you or simply create a fundraising page to advocate for why you feel quality hospice care is important to our community and raise funds to support our cause!

If you raise more than $100.00 you will receive a special long sleeved "Hike Hero" t-shirt!

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 Purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win one of the great outdoors prizes that will be raffled off at the 2nd annual NRV Hike for Hospice. Raffles Tickets are $3.00 eachYour raffle ticket purchase will give a chance to win any of the prizes listed below. Purchase multiple tickets to increase your chance of winning!

 *A Patagoina "Sun Booney" Hat. SFP 50. Valued at $39.00.* 

*TWO CamelBak "Chute", leak proof, water bottles. Valued at $14.00 each.* 

*An Arc'teryx purple covert women's hoodie, size small. Valued at $199.00.* 

*A Marmot classic micro women's fleece, ice green color, size medium. Valued at $95.00.* 

*A Herschel Supply Little America Mid Rubber-Strap Backpack. Valued at $99.00. * 

*A Kelty Airscreen Air Tent, three season, inflates in less than a minute! Valued at $229.99.*

 All donated by Backcountry.com!


We are also raffling off a $25.00 gift certificate to Backcountry Ski and Sport in Blacksburg as well as a glow-in-the-dark Nalgene water bottle donated by Backcountry Ski and Sport!


Purchase Your Raffle Tickets Now! Click Here


The raffle winners will be pulled at the end of the NRV Hike for Hospice event on Sunday, April 23rd, down at Claytor Lake State Park. 
You do not have to be present to win. If your name is pulled, you will be called the Monday after the event, 4/24/2017, to be notified of which prize you won.

 If you have any questions regarding the raffle prizes and how to win, please call (540) 776-0198 and ask for Mary Renwick, Director of Development.


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Join us in thanking this year’s generous sponsors!

These businesses help make our Hike for Hospice happen. Please support them when you can!









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