Northeast Indiana Heart Walk

  • Updated:Mar 12,2014


Ivy Tech North Campus
3701 Dean Drive
Fort Wayne, Indiana, 46835
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Starts:Sat, 13 Sep 2014 8:00:00 AM
Ends:Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:00:00 PM
Registration Fee:Free event. Participants are encouraged to collect donations.

The 2014 Northeast Indiana Heart Walk on Saturday, September 13th is our "mission in action."  The Heart Walk will be held at  the Ivy Tech North Campus - one block north of Stellhorn, off St. Joe Road.

Through the Heart Walk, we create opportunities for people to improve their health by walking and simultaneously raise funds to help fight heart disease and stroke.

  • Walkers can organize teams at the companies where they work or with family and friends. 
  • Walkers ask others to support their walk effort by sponsoring them with a donation to the American Heart Association. 
  • The Heart Walk is a wellness event that encourages healthy lifestyle choices. 
  • Learn more about the Northeast Indiana Heart Walk.           
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Aiden in Fort WayneAiden was born with congenital heart defects and underwent a successful open heart surgery in 2004 to repair a large hole in his heart known as an Atrial Septal Defect (ASD).

He has another defect called a Cleft Mitral Valve with regurgitation. His conditions are closely monitored and controlled with daily medication.  As Aiden grows this condition could worsen resulting in another major surgery called a mitral valve repair or replacement.

Aiden is still an active young boy and is looking forward to sharing his story with walkers and making them more knowledgeable about congenital heart defects.

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Hope that current and future generations will be healthier because participants have committed to heart health today!

Many participants are heart disease and stroke survivors; others walk in honor or memory of a friend or family member who has or had heart disease or stroke.

You will be inspired to make changes in your daily life to reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke.

Find out more about My Heart. My Life - the new American Heart Association physical activity, healthy eating and living program at

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Individuals and companies have made significant changes to lead heart-healthy lives and raised funds to support the lifesaving efforts of the American Heart Association.

Learn more about our Fit-Friendly Worksites program.


For more information contact:
Emily Hayes