2015 Greater Charlotte Heart Walk


Event Date

Sat, Sep 19, 2015


Charlotte, NC

About This Activity

When: Wellness activities @ 7:30am. Walk begins @ 9:00am.

Where: Uptown Charlotte at 3rd & Poplar next to Romare Bearden Park

What: 3-mile walk through Uptown Charlotte with a health and wellness expo for the entire family.

Why: Step out on the fight against heart disease and stroke, our nation’s No. 1 and No. 5 killers, respectively How: Organize fundraising teams and walkers within your company, Sponsor the Heart Walk or one of our year-round mission events, Make a personal contribution

Overview: The American Heart Association’s My Heart. My Life. Initiative focuses on physical activity, nutrition, and children’s health as a means to prevent heart disease and stroke. The cornerstone of the initiative is the Greater Charlotte Heart Walk, where participants leave the day equipped with the knowledge to make a lifestyle change. The 3-mile walk is a culmination of the year’s work for company and community teams in the metro area, and the day includes a kids zone, survivor area, health screenings, and refreshments. This year’s goal is $2,000,000.

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