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Redwood City Heart Walk

Thursday, September 20, 2018
Marine View Park, Oracle Parkway, Redwood City, CA 94065

11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Join walkers from across our community as they step out to have fun, get inspired and support a meaningful cause.

Event Schedule
10:30  Shuttle service begins from off-site parking lot

10:45  Heart-Health Expo and VIP Tent open
11:00  Assigned company photos begin
11:45  Opening Ceremonies 
11:55  Warm-up
12:00  Walk begins 
12:30  Food Tent opens for light lunch 
  1:30  Event concludes

Parking Information
Please park at the Belmont Caltrain Station located at 995 El Camino Real in the city of Belmont. From there, you can take a Heart Walk event shuttle, operated by SamTrans, to the event. Shuttles will run from 10:30 to 2:00. There is no participant parking at the event site.

Walk Route
The course is approximately 3 miles long and is a non-competitive, non-timed walk. The walk starts and ends at Marine View Park, which is located on Oracle headquarters in Redwood City. In addition to the 3-mile course, there will be a 1-mile course for participants who prefer a shorter walk.

Route Maps
Click here to download the 5K route map.
Click here to download the 1-mile route map.

Lunch
A light lunch will be offered for all registered walkers in the festival area at Marine View Park after the walk. Walkers will have a choice of a chipotle turkey half-wrap with pepper jack, greens, green chile and garlic aioli, or a vegetarian half-wrap with portobello mushroom, white bean puree and spinach.

VIP Tent
Walkers who personally raise $1,000 or more prior to the walk will have access to the VIP Tent where they can enjoy a heart-healthy catered lunch, chair massage and seating.

Water
There will be a Hydration Station in the festival area where walkers can refill their water bottles. While compostable cups will be available, it is highly recommended that all event attendees bring their own water bottle so we can keep waste to a minimum and so that you can keep yourself hydrated throughout the duration of the event. In addition, there will be a water stop along the walk route.

Restrooms
Portable restrooms will be available at Marine View Park.

First Aid
EMTs will be available in the First Aid Tent, which will be located next to the Info/Donation Collection Tent. Additionally, there will be an ambulance on-site in case of emergencies.

T-Shirts
Registered walkers who personally raise $100 or more prior to the event will receive a 25th anniversary edition Heart Walk t-shirt. New this year, men's and women's sizes will be offered. Qualifying walkers can pick up their t-shirt the day of the walk from the T-Shirt Tent.

Heart & Stroke Heroes
Heart disease survivors will receive a red cap and stroke survivors will receive a white cap. Caps can be picked up from the Heart & Stroke Survivors booth. In addition, event attendees can honor their Heart Heroes, Stroke Heroes and Remembered Heroes at the Heroes Wall at the event.

Volunteering
Interested in volunteering at the Redwood City Heart Walk? We need volunteers for three shifts: 

8:00 am - 12:00 pm     Help set-up and manage the festival area
11:00 am - 1:30 pm     Staff a water stop (requires walking 1 mile)
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm     Help with festival area tear down

You will receive a free t-shirt and free lunch for volunteering! To sign up to volunteer, click here

Questions
If you have a question not answered here, please feel free to contact us at (510) 903-4050 or email heartwalkbayarea@heart.org.