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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

Boston, MA



Event Information

Event Info:

The Boston Heart Walk is the American Heart Association’s premier event in the Greater Boston Area, bringing together about 10,000 people from the community each year. The event raises money to fund cardiovascular research and education, advocate for health, and save lives.

Heart Guy - Dog Walk

Multiple walk routes of varying distances are available (1 mile, 3 mile, and 6 mile). You may choose your route on the morning of the walk. All routes are stroller- and handicap-accessible. The whole family is invited, including children and friendly pets.

2017 Boston - Route Map

Event Location:

DCR Hatch Shell on the Charles River Esplanade

47 David G Mugar Way

Boston, MA 02108


Event Schedule:
6:00 AM      Vendors/Sponsors Begin to Arrive
     All drop-offs must be prior to 7:00 AM
9:00 AM      Heart Walk Headquarters Opens
     Company Photos Begin (see schedule)
9:50 AM      Heart Walk VIP Photo
10:00 AM      Opening Ceremony Begins
10:20 AM      Survivor Wave
10:25 AM      Warm-Up with Melinda Sarkis from FlyWheel Sports
10:30 AM      Walk Begins!
11:30 AM      First Heat: Kids Heart Challenge
12:00 PM      Music presented by Amp 103.3
12:30 PM      Second Heat: Kids Heart Challenge
1:00 PM      Event Concludes



No Fees. No fundraising minimum, but fundraising is strongly encouraged! On average, walkers set a $300 goal.

Walkers are eligible for a Heart Walk t-shirt once they have raised a minimum of $100. Check out additional prize levels here.