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2019 Greater Washington Heart Walk

Washington, DC

Saturday, November 2, 2019

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 8:30 am
Starts 10:00 am
Length of Walk 1 & 3 Mile Routes


The National Mall
1000 Jefferson Dr SW
Washington, DC 20560
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Thanks to all the “heart” work from amazing supporters like you, we are that much closer to a world of longer, healthier lives! It's not too late to help us reach our goal of $2.6 Million! You can still login to send emails to friends and family asking for their support or make a personal donation today!

Matching Gifts

Thousands of companies make Matching Gifts to the American Heart Association on behalf of their employees. Matching gifts are quick to set up, easy to submit and a great way to increase your fundraising potential! To find out if your company participates in matching gifts, click HERE then follow the links to the matching gift website to download forms or reach out to your Human Resources representative for more information.

2019 Rewards Center for Fundraising Participants

All participants who raise $100 or more for the Heart Walk have until December 14th to redeem hero gear as a reward for fundraising. You can access the Reward Center through your Dashboard and have rewards shipped directly to you. If you choose NOT to redeem your reward, all the funds you raised go to move our mission forward.

Thank you for being a Heart Hero!

UPDATE - New Event Day Logistics Information due to

Nationals' Victory Parade!

We are thrilled with the Nationals' World Series Win! With the parade happening tomorrow at 2:00pm nearby, we need to make you aware of street closures and transportation information. Please plan extra time to get down to the National Mall.

Street Closures:

The Memorial Bridge will be open

Independence Avenue will remain open

Constitution and Pennsylvania Avenue and roads in between will close at 9:00am

Click HERE for a full and visual map of the street clsoures

Parking will be very limited - we recommend ridesharing or using the metros as an efficient way to get in and out of downtown DC tomorrow morning.

Rideshare: Drop off at Independence Ave and 13th or 14th Streets

Public Transit: Please use the Smithosonian or L'Enfant metro stops.


Happening This Week

Click HERE to join the Heart Walk Challenges and be a part of the excitement of Walk Week!


Click Here for 2019 Heart Walk Day of Event Information

Click Here to see the 2019 Heart Walk Tent Map

Click Here to see the 2019 Heart Walk Route Map




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By participating in the Heart Walk, you’re joining a million Heart Walk Heroes from across the nation raising funds for lifesaving science. Science that can teach us all how to live longer and be Healthy For Good.

Take a few minutes to consider the lives you are going to help change for the better through your leadership and donations. We’re talking more moms, dads, brothers, aunts and babies' lives saved. Help keep hearts everywhere beating. Let’s take steps together to cure heart disease and stroke.

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