Join this year’s Southwestern Michigan Heart Walk and Run! This year introducing a 5k RUN!
Lace up your running shoes, and step out for a great cause. The Heart Walk, will create opportunities for people to improve their health by walking and raising funds to help fight heart disease and stroke. Heart Walk is the American Heart Association’s national campaign to get America moving. The Heart Walk is a non-competitive walk that celebrates those who have made lifestyle changes and encourages many more to take the pledge to live healthier lifestyles. The walk will help to raise crucial dollars needed to fund life-saving research and education, to save lives.
The American Heart Association Heart Walk and 5k Run is scheduled for Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 8:30am at the Arcadia Creek Festival Place in Downtown Kalamazoo. Individuals and companies have made significant changes to lead heart-healthy lives and raised funds to support the lifesaving efforts of the American Heart Association.
The American Heart Association’s mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. The AHA’s goal is to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent while reducing deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent by 2020. The American Heart Association has an extraordinary impact through a wide range of lifesaving activities and programs. Here’s how:
- Improving patient care
- Advocating for better health
- Reaching out to populations at risk
- Raising awareness
- Protecting the future
- Educating Americans
|Walker/Runner: No Fees
There is no fee to participate in our non-competitive, untimed Heart Walk & Run. All participants are eligible for a Heart Walk & Run t-shirt by raising a minimum of $100. (T-shirts will not be available the day-of the Heart Walk & Run but will be delivered post event.)
|5K Participant: $25.00
The $25 registration fee for the TIMED 5K will count towards your fundraising efforts. All participants are eligible for a Heart Walk & Run t-shirt by raising a minimum of $100. (T-shirts will not be available the day-of the Heart Walk & Run but will be delivered post event.)
Starts:Sat, 26 Apr 2014 8:30:00 AM
Ends:Sat, 26 Apr 2014 11:00:00 AM
Registration Fee: Free event.
Participants are encouraged to collect donations.