This year's Heart Walk will be the biggest ever. While you celebrate with us, you'll also join 1 million walkers from across the nation as we all move as one.

Take a moment to consider your impact. You will keep hearts beating. The hearts of moms, dads, brothers, aunts and babies. And this year's donations will help fast track COVID-19 research and train front-line workers while we continue the fight against heart disease and stroke.

Event Details & FAQs

2021 Dutchess Ulster Heart Challenge Chair 

Vinny Oppedisano
Vice President/Senior Business Banking Relationship Manager
M&T Bank

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Nothing unites us like doing good together

Heart walk has always been about coming together, getting hearts pumping, honoring survivors, raising lifesaving funds – and having fun along the way.

Thank you for your passion and dedication to our mission:
To be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives

Make sure everyone on your team is registered so they do not miss out on the details coming soon! Then, get ready to “lace up” and walk where you are, with us on Saturday, April 17, 2021. Share your selfies and comment along the way! Use #HVHeartWalk and you may be featured on our social media pages.

We are so excited that you are participating in this year’s Dutchess-Ulster HW! Head over to our Facebook Event Pageand mark yourself as “going” to receive important event information and updates.

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Move More every Monday during the month of April!
Move More Mondays sponsored by: M&T Bank Sponsor Logo


Monday, April 5, 2021
10-Minute Home Workout
Here's one of the American Heart Association's online workouts to use this Move More Month!
Brought to you by: The American Heart Association

Monday, April 12, 2021
Barre Fusion (no equipment needed)
A non-impact, total mind-body workout that combines light weights, intense lower body work at the barre and an abdominal sequence. The exercises are balanced by deep, active stretches to create the long lean muscles dancers have!
Brought to you by: Lori Kaplan, Advanced Barre and Cycle Instructor at All Sport Health and Fitness

Monday, April 19, 2021
BODYSTEP™ is an invigorating and effective full body cardio workout for anyone looking to get fit and tone up.
Brought to you by: Jeannine from Gold’s Gym

Monday, April 26, 2021
Adult Yoga
All levels class, no experience needed just an open mind and heart
Brought to you by: The Yoga House, Kingston

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