February 3, 2017 is National Wear Red Day.
Let's unite to fight heart disease and stroke.
Wear red and give to support research and education.
Fundraising Goal: $800,000

2017 Rochester Heart Walk & Run

Rochester, NY

April 22, 2017

Life is why we walk.

Thanks to all our walkers, donors and volunteers who have accepted the challenge to help fight heart disease and stroke. We cannot achieve our mission without each one of you!

Date & Time

Check-In Opens at 7:00 am
Starts 9:00 am
Length of Walk 5k (3.1 mile) Walk & Run


Frontier Field
333 Plymouth Ave. N. (VIP Lot)
Rochester, NY 14608
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2017 Rochester Heart Walk & Run - ONLINE RUN REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. Please visit the Run page for more information... 

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Media Challenge

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This year, the American Heart Association is hosting a media challenge to increase community awareness and participation in its annual Heart Walk & Run. From February 3 to April 22, local TV and radio personalities will engage in a friendly competition to win your participation on their team! Visit your favorite station's team page to register for the event and donate.


For more information, including a leaderboard, visit the Media Challenge page.


We aren't just walking. We're Heartwalking! Thank you for joining nearly 1 million Americans at 305 events across the country to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

How can you make a positive difference in the lives of your friends, family and co-workers? Join the Heart Walk & Run, start Heartwalking and make the commitment to being healthy for good. Remember- we're not only raising funds, we're raising heartbeats!


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