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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 Fairfield County Heart Walk & 5K Run

Westport, CT

Saturday, 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 8:30 AM
Starts 10:00 AM
Length of Walk 5K Run/Walk


Sherwood Island State Park
1 Sherwood Island
Westport, CT 06880
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Registration Opens: 8:30 AM
Run & Walk Starts: 10:00 AM

 Sherwood Island State Park
1 Sherwood Island Connector, Westport, CT 06880


The Park will be “open” for the season on Saturday, so every participant must have a PARKING PASS (issued by the American Heart Association.) Please PRINT OUT and BRING WITH YOU the day of the event, so you do not get charged a parking fee. Click here for Parking Pass.


Frequently Asked Questions

Are dogs allowed?
, although dogs were allowed in the past, due to the park being open for the season, we cannot have pets attend the walk this year.

Is the event rain or shine?
Yes. If it rains please come prepared with your umbrella, rain coat, etc. We will not schedule a rain date in the case of bad weather.



Checks and cash can be collected and turned in at the Heart Walk. Coaches and walkers should turn in their cash and check donations at the Donation Drop-off under the Registration tent between 8:30-10:00AM. Note: Donations may be submitted to the American Heart Association up to 30 days post event (May 22nd) to count toward team totals and to qualify to receive an official Heart Walk t-shirt and prizes.


The Address to Mail in Donations is:
American Heart Association
ATTN: Fairfield County Heart Walk
501 Merritt 7,PH
Norwalk, CT 06851



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, start Heartwalking and make the commitment to lead a heart healthy life and become healthy for good. Remember- we're not only raising funds, we're raising heartbeats!

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