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Greater Nashville Heart Walk to impact Heart Health on October 12th

 

American Heart Association - Heart WalkNashville, 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.

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Middle Tennessee featured in national American Heart Association Heart Walk video

 

Signup underway for both local Heart Walks

American Heart Association - Heart WalkNashville, 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.

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American Heart Association’s Greater Nashville Heart Walk to take place October 12th

 

Team Signups going on now

American Heart Association - Greater NashvilleHeart WalkNashville, 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.

Signups for the American Heart Association's Greater Nashville Heart Walk going on now.

Signups for the American Heart Association’s Greater Nashville Heart Walk going on now.

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Nashville Heart Walk breaks all-time attendance record Saturday with 13,000 walkers

 

American Heart Association - Heart WalkNashville, 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.

Nashville Heart Walk

Nashville Heart Walk

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Nashville Heart Walk is one month away

 

Event will finish Walk Nashville Week in big style

American Heart Association - Heart WalkNashville, 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»

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American Heart Association now accepting signups for the 2012 Heart Walks

 

Nashville Heart Walk on October 6th; Rutherford Heart Walk October 28th; American Heart Association seeking survivors

American Heart AssociationNashville, 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»

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Nashville Heart Walk raises record $1.5 million-plus

 

American Heart AssociationNashville, TN – The 2011 Nashville Heart Walk held last Saturday raised more than $1.5 million, an all-time high for the event.
 
Participants of all ages filled the sports field at Vanderbilt and enjoyed the many festivities in the morning, and followed Nashville Mayor Karl Dean as he kicked off Walk Nashville Week leading the Heart Walk under a picture-perfect sunny sky. More than ten thousand walkers filled the 5K walk route along Natchez Trace, West End Avenue, 21st Avenue South and Children’s Way. «Read the rest of this article»

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Heart Walk sets goal of $1.4 million; 10,000 walkers expected to participate

 

Mayor Karl Dean, Dr. William Paul to join October 1st event, kicking off Walk Nashville Week
 
American Heart AssociationNashville, TN – More than 10,000 people are expected on Saturday, October 1 for one of the biggest fundraising walks in all of Tennessee, the American Heart Association’s Nashville Heart Walk, at Vanderbilt University.

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»

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Nashville Heart Walk one month away

 

Event will kick off Walk Nashville Week
 
American Heart Association - Heart WalkNashville, TN – In just one month, on Saturday, October 1st, more than 10,000 walkers will hit the streets for the American Heart Association’s Nashville Heart Walk at Vanderbilt University.

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»

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Signup now open for Heart Walks

 

American Heart Association seeking heart/stroke survivors to participate
Nashville Heart Walk on October 1st; Rutherford Heart Walk October 30th
 
American Heart Association - Heart WalkNashville, TN – Are you a heart disease or stroke survivor – or are you close to one? The American Heart Association wants you.

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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