Everyone has been impacted by heart disease in some way, shape or form. There is not a day that goes by that I don’t wonder what our lives would look like without this devastating disease. And it is in that statement that I ask myself, “What am I doing about it?”
While we cannot change the past, we can try to change the future. The American Heart Association's mission is "to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives". The AHA has grown into the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. A shared focus on cardiovascular health that unites 33 million volunteers and supporters. Heart disease is the number one killer worldwide, and stroke ranks second globally. We all want to see a world free of cardiovascular disease and stroke. You can take a small step forward today by donating towards this important cause.
I am running to raise awareness and money for the AHA with hopes of making a positive difference in someone else’s life.
I am running because some of my loved ones cannot.
I am running with hopes that someday soon, the AHA will find a ground breaking cure related to heart disease and stroke.
This race is not about me though.
This race is about taking advantage of the opportunity I have and others do not. If this cause resonates with you, I ask that you consider a donation, any amount or size is never too small. These donations will continue to help fund innovative research to discover treatments and cures for the millions affected.
I would love to have your support on marathon day. It is such a humbling experience to see so many people run for causes that are so much bigger than themselves!
Thank you for considering supporting the American Heart Association and my second marathon, this time for a great cause!