Metro St Louis Heart Walk 2014: Make Health A Family Affair #GoRedSTL

Hey St. Louis friends and family! Head downtown to Busch Stadium on Saturday, May 10, 2014 for Heart Walk, the American Heart Association’s campaign to get folks moving for better health! The Heart Walk is fun, non-competitive walk event. Designed for all ages, its purpose is to celebrate healthy lifestyle practices while raising funds needed to develop and provide the tools, research and education that can help save lives.

Metro St Louis Heart Walk 2014

When:     Saturday, May 10, 2014.

Time:      Gates Open: 7:30 a.m.

……………Opening Ceremony: 8:30 a.m.

……………Walk Begins: 9:00 a.m.

Where:  Busch Stadium in Downtown St. Louis

 

Get teams of neighbors, friends, or co-workers together in a walking team! Make it a fun family day out built around exercise and being healthy. You can even make it personal by walking in honor or memory of a friend or family member who has or had heart disease or stroke.

Metro St Louis Heart Walk 2014

The walk route is handicap and stroller accessible. Due to the size of the event, only service pets are allowed. All participants can choose between a one mile and a three mile option.

Metro St Louis Heart Walk 2014

There is no fee required to participate, but registration is required.Metro St Louis Heart Walk 2014

 

Already have other plans on May 10th? Not to fret: you can still show your support to the walk and your commitment to better heart health by raising money electronically! Simply sign-up and begin sending e-mails to fundraise online. You can also fundraise while on-the-go with the new Heart Walk mobile app!

Metro St Louis Heart Walk 2014

Whether you get in on the action in person or on the web, your participation helps to save lives by funding research & education.

Metro St Louis Heart Walk 2014

Still not convinced? Check out the PSA above by Cardinal’s Hall of Famer and Honorary Heart Walk Chair, Ozzie Smith!

 

As someone who last lost loved ones to both heart disease and stroke, I urge you to not miss out on this great opportunity to build healthier lives free of these ailments. Join in, bring a friend (or two), have fun, and help make a difference.

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Metro St Louis Heart Walk 2014

Register and/or make a donation today at www.metrostlouisheartwalk.org. Also be sure to follow the day’s activities on Facebook and Twitter

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I am proud to be a Go Red Blogger Ambassador for the American Heart Association, using social media to drive awareness of the fight against heart disease in women in order to live healthier, stronger and longer lives.

 

Metro St Louis Heart Walk 2014

Makeba Giles is an Inspiration, Culture, Lifestyle, and Family Blogger. She is also a Midwest Mother of four, and the Founder and Creative Director of MELISASource.com. | EMAIL: melisasource@yahoo.com

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