The American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization focused on heart and brain health for all, invites Central Ohio back to the Heart Walk, their premier event, to boost physical and mental health through healthy habits while supporting its lifesaving mission.
The Heart Walk will take place on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2022 at McFerson Commons Park.
Heart Walk participants and teams are invited celebrate heart and stroke survivors, raise lifesaving funds and encourage physical activity.
Individuals can enjoy a variety of activities beginning at 8 a.m., followed by Opening Ceremonies at 8:45 a.m. and then can choose to walk a one-mile or three-mile route.
Individuals can register for the Heart Walk at www.heart.org/centralohwalk. From there, participants can stay up to date by downloading the Heart Walk mobile app and encourage friends and family to join via e-mail or social media and follow the festivities through the event hashtag #WalkCbus.
The funds raised from the Central Ohio Heart Walk support research, advocacy, CPR training and promote better health in support of the Association’s 2024 Health Equity Impact Goal, reducing barriers to health care access and quality. Visit www2.heart.org to learn more.
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, deaths from heart disease and stroke have risen significantly and more people are reporting lower physical and emotional wellness. The Heart Walk is back and ready to reinvigorate heart healthy lifestyles by reuniting our community in better health.
The Central Ohio Heart Walk is the signature event of the American Heart Association’s Heart Challenge program which is designed to help companies positively impact employee overall health and wellbeing. The program is anchored in a series of customizable workplace events that inspire employees to be more engaged, reconnect with colleagues, get in their physical activity, support a great cause and have fun doing it.