Hike for Life Long Island
Hike for Life with us on Long Island at our 11th Annual event to raise awareness of the need for blood donations and financial support for New York Blood Center. We will hike a 28 mile trek starting and ending in Heckscher State Park on the South Shore. We will have an 11 mile hike starting in Islandia and finishing in Heckscher State Park. As well as a 5 and 3 mile hike within Heckscher State Park. We invite all hikers to join us at the conclusion of the hike for a picnic celebration. Proceeds from Hike for Life support New York Blood Center’s life-saving mission in addition to promoting the need for blood donations.
New York Blood Center has been serving the community since 1964 and supports nearly 200 hospitals.
Date: Sunday, May 21, 2017
Location: Heckscher State Park, Field 6, 1 Heckscher Spur Dr, East Islip, NY 11730
Registration fee $35 per hiker/$10 child/student ($50 day of hike - $15 child/student). All proceeds raised will help fund NYBC’s lifesaving mission.
Online registration is closed
Registration for all hike levels will be at Heckscher State Park, Field 6.
Hike Start Times
28 Mile Hike: 7:00 am (Check-in by 6:30am)
11 Mile Hike: 12:30pm (Check-in by 11:00am)
5 Mile Hike: 2:30pm (Check-in by 1:30pm)
3 Mile Hike: 2:45pm (Check-in by 2:15pm)
Support Hike for Life and NYBC
In-kind donation: Make an online donation or submit a HFL Long Island 2017 In-kind Donation Form (257.9 KB) .
Volunteer: email firstname.lastname@example.org
Pledge Form: Hike for Life Long Island Pledge Form (421.8 KB)
Need more information?
Contact Natalie Barnofsky, (516) 478-5006
I understand New York Blood Center (NYBC) is hosting the Hike for Life on May 21, 2017 at Heckscher State Park. I acknowledge that participation in this event is voluntary. I understand that as with any physical activity, participating in the event as a hiker or volunteer can involve risk of danger of physical injury, including serious physical injury. I understand these risks and take full responsibility for any harm or injuries that may occur to me for participating in the hike, whether or not such harm or injuries are disclosed in this waiver and release document. In consideration of NYBC creating and hosting this event, I hereby release, discharge and agree to hold harmless NYBC and its directors, employees, hike leaders and assigns from any and all claims, demands, damages and rights of action or causes of action, present or future arising out of or connected with my participation in the hike. My agreeing to participate in this event, I understand that my image may be used on NYBC’s website, social media platforms and to promote future Hike for Life events.