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2017 Forrest/Lamar Heart Walk

Hattiesburg, MS

Saturday, October 7, 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 8:00am
Starts 9:00am
Length of Walk 5K (3.1 miles)


118 College Drive
118 College Drive
Hattiesburg, MS 39406
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Cassie Cox
Email Cassie Cox
(601) 750-7884


Important Info:
Working together with our city officials and volunteer leaders, we have decided to proceed with the Forrest/Lamar Heart Walk scheduled for Saturday, October 7th, at the University of Southern Mississippi. Please join us for the festivities, starting at 8am, inside the Payne Center. The walk route will still be enjoyed outside, based on the weather conditions, starting at 9am.


We are inviting everyone out to support the American Heart Association’s efforts to improve the community’s overall health and well-being and to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.


We look forward to walking with you! .

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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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