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Join a Team or Create Your Own Team
The Heart Walk will be at the Camden Yards Sports Complex on Saturday, October 14. Activities start at 9:00 a.m. with the walk starting at 10 a.m. There is no cost to sign up. Those who raise $100 will receive an AHA Heart Walk t-shirt. The fundraising goal this year is $25,000. All funds raised from the walk go to the American Heart Association
Fundraising is encouraged but not required to participate in the walk. And the event is dog friendly so you can bring your "best friend" with you!
UMB Students at the Heart Walk will earn 10 individual participation points for his/her respective school. Students must register on the AHA Heart Walk website (create a new team under University of Maryland, Baltimore or join an existing team) and sign in with URecFit at the Heart Walk to earn your points.
Faculty, staff and students are invited to join the I Heart UMB team or start your own.
- Donate to I Heart UMB Team (without creating your own account or team)
- Join the I Heart UMB Team
- Create Your Own Team Under UMB
Food, fun and activities for the whole family will follow the walk.
Through your participation we have the ability to assist the American Heart Association (AHA) in making strides in improving patient care, advocating for better health, reaching out to populations at risk, raising awareness, and protecting the future when it comes to cardiovascular health. Let's show our committment to UMB's Core Values!
An array of risk factors associated with heart disease, such as sedentary lifestyle, obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol, and smoking are preventable or manageable. These risk factors can be improved with exercise and lifestyle changes. Let the Heart Walk be the starting point and/or continuation of your journey to a healthier you. Want more information on heart disease and stroke? Follow me.