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About the Event
Join the Johns Hopkins team as we return for another year supporting the Heart Walk and the mission of the American Heart Association: building healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Designed to promote physical activity and heart-healthy living, the Heart Walk creates an environment that's fun and rewarding for the entire family.
Come join us at the Greater Baltimore Heart Walk to celebrate life and raise funds for heart disease and stroke research and community education.
- Come early and participate in a group photo to mark your participation as a member of the Johns Hopkins System.
- Before the walk, stop by Heart Walk Village for health screenings. Using the Life Simple Guidelines, spend some time getting to know your numbers!
- Flex your creative muscles before you flex your leg muscles by stopping by our Heart Walk tie-dye station.
- Save a life in a minute when you do a hands-only CPR training.
- Bring the whole family and visit our BIGGER Kids’ Zone! With carnival games, fun physical and educational activities and face painting your family will enjoy the lighthearted atmosphere.
- Everyone deserves to live a longer healthier life...remember, "life is why! Do you have a Personal “why”? Share the reason you walk when you visit our tribute and survivor area.
- Sharpen your culinary skills and participate in a cooking demo by Chef Tia Berry. Proof that a healthy meal doesn’t need to lack flare and flavor.
- If you “heart” your pets, bring them to the walk! We’ll have a special Dog Jog just for them.
Heart Walk Date & Location
Saturday, October 10, 2015
9:00 A.M. - noon
Camden Yards Sports Complex, Baltimore, MD
Participation and parking are FREE.
Learn more about parking and transportation on the day of the walk.
Our Goals This Year
- 1,000 walkers
Why do you walk?
Dr. Gordon Tomaselli shares his personal remarks about the importance of heart health and the need for ongoing research. Watch the video.
For More Information
For more information about the 2014 Heart Walk, contact Mariya Grygorenko.