When you first hear the name of the holiday National Hike With A Geek Day, it sounds kind of funny. In fact, many people will wonder what the name means and what purpose this holiday serves. However, once you find out what it’s all about, it sounds really simple. The purpose of this holiday is to encourage gamers, IT professionals, and other people who spend most of their time in front of a computer screen to get up, head outdoors and get some physical activity in. No matter how sedentary a person is, they can walk around outdoors for a little while and enjoy this holiday on June 20th every year.
Facts About Hiking
We wanted to list some cool facts about hiking to go along with this holiday and we think that we’ve hit the jackpot. We’ve found some interesting hiking facts just about anyone will enjoy, so let’s take a quick look at them before continuing on with this holiday.
- Hiking is the 4th most popular activity in the U.S
- There are 24 different types of hiking trails.
- The Appalachian Trails is visited by 2-million people every year.
Observing National Hike With A Geek Day
National Hike With A Geek Day is a good day for office managers to organize a field trip out to the trails for their office workers, and IT staff. Since studies have shown that sitting for long periods of time is harmful to a person’s health, this is a good day for people to get up and get some exercise. Before hitting the trails, however, be sure to use the hashtag #NationalHikeWithAGeekDay on your social media accounts to spread the word to anyone else who might not be getting the exercise they need to get.
When is National Hike With A Geek Day?
|This year (2021)||June 20 (Sunday)||Multiple dates - more|
|Next year (2022)||June 20 (Monday)||Multiple dates - more|
|Last year (2020)||June 20 (Saturday)||Multiple dates - more|