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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

Orcutt, CA



Santa Maria Halloween Heart & Stroke Walk

Saturday, October 28 | Waller Park in Santa Maria

Join walkers across the Santa Maria area as they step out to have fun, get inspired, & support a meaningful cause.

Event Information

Date:                         Saturday, October 28, 2017
Location:                   Waller Park Lakeside Terrace

Event Schedule:
10:00 am    Festivities & Registration Begins

10:30 am    Opening Ceremonies

11:00 am    3K and 5K Walk begins

12:00 pm    Closing Ceremonies, Fundraising Awards & Costume Contest

There will be a Bounce House and Costumes are strongly encouraged!

Park Information

Waller County Park Lakeside Terrace is located at the south end of Santa Maria just north of Skyway Drive. Enter the park from Orcutt Road and follow the signs for lakeside Terrace. For a map, click here.

How long is the walk?
There is a 3K and a 5K option, as well as a Stroke Miracle "Mile" around the pond. 2017 SM HW Route Map
Can I run the route?
Yes, participants are more than welcome to run the route. We ask that you move to the front of the starting line so that you are ahead of the walkers.

Can I Volunteer?
Yes, we are always looking for volunteers! Please contact for information on volunteering.

Why Walk?

The money raised through the Heart Walk funds research, and initiatives that promote the prevention, treatment and better patient care in the areas of cardiovascular disease, the leading killer in the United States. The American Heart Association is the nation's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of heart disease and stroke.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are dogs allowed?
Yes, leashed dogs are allowed.

Will food be provided?
There will be a food tent in the festival area for all participants.  

Will water be available?
Yes, there will be a water station along the walk route and within the festival area.

Where are the bathrooms?
Portable restrooms will be available on site.

Are strollers allowed on the path?
Strollers are allowed, but please be advised that the pathway can get very crowded and it may be hard to smoothly navigate a stroller.

What if it rains on the day of the event?
The Heart Walk will go on rain or shine. In the event of severe weather conditions we will notify participants via the website about the status of the event.

For information contact Kerstin Caujolle at the American Heart Association: 
 or call 805-979-5283