Topic: Nashville Heart Walk
Nashville, TN – Someone has a heart attack every 34 seconds. Someone has a stroke every 40 seconds. Heart disease and stroke make a huge impact on the health of Middle Tennessee – but the upcoming Heart Walk aims to make an even bigger impact by fighting back against the no. 1 and no. 4 killers of Americans.
The American Heart Association’s Greater Nashville Heart Walk will bring together more than 12,000 walkers at Vanderbilt University on Saturday, October 12th, 2013, in one of the largest non-competitive walks in all of Tennessee. The event is free and open to all, but fundraising and donations are encouraged.
Signup underway for both local Heart Walks
Nashville, TN – Middle Tennessee receives yet another national recognition – and this time it’s because of YOU.
This year’s national Heart Walk video, created by the American Heart Association and distributed for national use for the hundreds of Heart Walks around the country, was shot in Middle Tennessee at last year’s record breaking Nashville Heart Walk, which drew 13,000 walkers.
Team Signups going on now
Nashville, TN – It’s Heart Walk time! Three months from now, the Greater Nashville Heart Walk will take place at Vanderbilt University on Saturday, October 12th, 2013. Team registration is open, and teams are encouraged to sign up and set their fundraising goals at www.nashvilleheartwalk.org. There is no registration fee.
The annual event is the largest single fundraiser for the American Heart Association, and funds go to vital research, public health programs and community education about the no. 1 killer of Americans, cardiovascular disease.
Nashville, TN – Today’s American Heart Association Nashville Heart Walk broke the all-time record for attendance, with a crowd of 13,000 braving the cooler temperatures in early morning festivities and welcoming the sunshine as it broke through just before the Walk kicked off at 10:00am.
The event at Vanderbilt University’s sports field featured early morning festivities, live music by Vanderbilt staff, a CPR flash mob organized by UPS, Metro Police Academy calisthenics drills, and games of all sorts for young and old – all to celebrate the importance of healthy living and to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke, the No. 1 and 4 killers of Americans.
Event will finish Walk Nashville Week in big style
Nashville, TN – Mark your calendars! One month from now, on Saturday, October 6th, it’s Heart Walk time.
That’s the day when more than 10,000 walkers will take to the streets for the American Heart Association’s 2012 Nashville Heart Walk at Vanderbilt University. The annual walk will also be the final official event of Walk Nashville Week.
The Heart Walk is the American Heart Association’s biggest fundraiser of the year and one of the biggest fundraising walks in the state. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville Heart Walk on October 6th; Rutherford Heart Walk October 28th; American Heart Association seeking survivors
Nashville, TN – Are you a heart disease or stroke survivor – or are you close to one? The American Heart Association wants to walk with you on two special dates in October.
On Saturday, October 6th, more than 10,000 people will take to the streets for the American Heart Association’s Nashville Heart Walk, one of the largest in the nation, starting at Vanderbilt University downtown. This year’s fundraising goal for the Nashville Heart Walk is $1,750,000. Signup is now open for the walk. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – The 2011 Nashville Heart Walk held last Saturday raised more than $1.5 million, an all-time high for the event.
Mayor Karl Dean, Dr. William Paul to join October 1st event, kicking off Walk Nashville Week
This year’s Heart Walk, one of the largest Heart Walks in the nation, will also be the official kickoff for Walk Nashville Week, and Mayor Karl Dean and Dr. William Paul of Metro Public Health Department will join the festivities in support of Nashville’s efforts to achieve better health. «Read the rest of this article»
Event will kick off Walk Nashville Week
This year, the event will also mark the official start of Walk Nashville Week – a week celebrating and promoting walking in daily life and – naturally – walking throughout Nashville. «Read the rest of this article»
American Heart Association seeking heart/stroke survivors to participate
Today is exactly two months before 10,000-12,000 people take to the streets on Saturday, October 1st for the American Heart Association’s Nashville Heart Walk, starting at Vanderbilt University downtown. This year, the American Heart Association is putting out the call for more “survivor teams” to join the Heart Walk and help fight heart disease and stroke, America’s No. 1 and No. 3 killers. Your survivor story and your participation will inspire others, help spread the heart-healthy message and may be the key to helping save another person’s life. «Read the rest of this article»
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