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2006 Health and Fitness Week Activities

By Jerry Phelps
July 2006

Lorie Boyd and Terry Wells
Lorie Boyd of the Comparative Medicine Branch and Terry Wells, a contractor with Johnson Controls, enjoyed a fun and beautiful day for golf at The Crossing (Photo courtesy of Steve McCaw of Image Associates)

left to right, Gordon Caviness, A.G. Carrington, and Eric Potts
(Left to right) Gordon Caviness, A.G. Carrington, and Eric Potts winners of the 3 on 3 basketball tournament. (Photo courtesy of Steve McCaw of Image Associates)

Liam O'Fallon and Brooke Baker
Liam O'Fallon and Brooke Baker (Photo courtesy of Steve McCaw of Image Associates)

left to right, Vivi Shropshire, Becky Klein, and Jackie Locklear
(Left to right) Vivi Shropshire, Becky Klein, and Jackie Locklear (Photo courtesy of Steve McCaw of Image Associates)

left to right, Anthony Lockhart, Jordan Holmes, and Gordon Caviness
(Left to right) Anthony Lockhart, Jordan Holmes and Gordon Caviness (Photo courtesy of Steve McCaw of Image Associates)

left to right, Jianying Li, Jeff Chou, and Junhui Sun
(Left to right) Jianying Li, Jeff Chou, and Junhui Sun (Photo courtesy of Steve McCaw of Image Associates)

NIEHS celebrated its annual Health and Fitness Week May 22-25 with an expanded array of activities thanks to a dedicated planning committee and group of volunteers. New events included an in-line skate party and a golf outing. Returning favorites included the Rogathon five-kilometer run and one-mile walk, a table tennis tournament, basketball shootout and 3 on 3 tournament, jump rope and Hula Hoop competitions, and Frisbee and football tosses. Representatives of health insurance and wellness organizations also exhibited in the Mall.

The planning committee included Diane Crawford of the Administrative Services and Analysis Branch, and Vivi Shropshire, Chris Hunt, Bill Fitzgerald, and Scott Merkle of the Health and Safety Branch. Results and pictures Lorie Boyd of the Comparative Medicine Branch andof the various events are below. Terry Wells, a contractor with Johnson Controls, enjoyed a fun and beautiful day for golf at The Crossings.

(All photographs by Steve McCaw of Image Associates)

3 on 3 Basketball Tournament 5-kilometer Rogathon Road Race

First Place - Defending Champions Gordon Men's Winner-Defending Champion Caviness, A.G. Carrington, and Eric Potts Liam O'Fallon in a time of 18:01

Second Place - Markese Leathers, Women's Winner-Brooke Baker in 21:50. Anthony Lockhart, and Joe Hunter

Basketball Shootout-Women's Champions Basketball Shootout-Men's Champions

Rebecca Klein-1st Place Jordan Holmes-1st Place Jackie Locklear-2nd Place Anthony Lockhart-2nd Place Vivi Shropshire-3rd Place Gordon Caviness-3rd Place

Table Tennis Tournament Football Throw-Distance and Accuracy

Jeff Chou-1st Place Mike Pentimone-Tied for 1st Place

Jianying Li-2nd Place Sikander Lalani-Tied for 1st Place

Junhui Sun-3rd Place Eric Potts-3rd Place

(Left to right) Jianying Li, Jeff Chou, and Junhui Sun (Left to right) Mike Pentimone, Sikander Lalani,and Eric Potts

Chip Hughes (or is that Rod BrindAmour) dreams of Nori Nakamura on her way to winning both the Stanley Cup glory. Musical Jump Rope and Most Jumps competitions.

left to right, Mike Pentimone, Sikander Lalani, and Eric Potts
(Left to right) Mike Pentimone, Sikander Lalani, and Eric Potts (Photo courtesy of Steve McCaw of Image Associates)

Chip Hughes (or is that Rod BrindAmour) dreams of
  Stanley Cup glory.
Chip Hughes (or is that Rod BrindAmour) dreams of Stanley Cup glory. (Photo courtesy of Steve McCaw of Image Associates)

Nori Nakamura on her way to winning both the
  Musical Jump Rope and Most Jumps competitions.
Nori Nakamura on her way to winning both the Musical Jump Rope and Most Jumps competitions. (Photo courtesy of Steve McCaw of Image Associates)



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