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Oct. 14: The American Heart Association's 25th Annual Greater Nashville Heart Walk


 

The Greater Nashville Healthy For Good Heart Walk, set for October 14, 2017 at Vanderbilt University's Capers Field, will be emceed by News 2 WKRN's Good Morning Nashville meteorologist, Jared Plushnick. The event is expected to raise heart rates and funds for the American Heart Association, the world's leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

"I feel truly honored to be a part of the Greater Nashville Heart Walk that helps the country's oldest and largest voluntary organization. It's amazing to see how many people come together for such a good cause to help fight heart disease and continuing education on healthy lifestyles. The heart is so important and this walk means so much to keep us pumping, " states Plushnick.

Greater Nashville's Healthy For Good™ Heart Walk, sponsored by Vanderbilt Heart and Delta Dental, begins at 8am with the walk at 9:30 am at Vanderbilt University's Capers Field (located on the corner of Children's Way and Natchez Trace). Individuals, teams and companies can sign up in advance at NashvilleHeartWalk.org for the non-competitive, three-mile walk. The event includes family friendly activities, fun fitness demonstrations, health screenings, CPR training and an exciting Kids Zone. In addition to the three-mile walk, there will be a one-mile survivor route.

Platform sponsors for the Healthy For Good campaign include: Vanderbilt Heart and Delta Dental.

Media sponsors for the Greater Nashville Healthy For Good Heart Walk include: News 2 WKRN and 650 AM WSM.

Additional Resources:

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  • Facebook: @AHAGreaterNashville
  • Twitter: @HeartNashville
  • Hashtags: #HeartWalking#NashHeartWalk

 
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