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Heart Walk


Date for all locations: Saturday, February 17

Registration 8:30 - 9:15 a.m. | Walk/Run begins 9:30 a.m.

Encourage others to participate by organizing your own group entry. The largest participating group receives a trophy. For more information, please call 229-931-6812.


WALK LOCATIONS:

Americus: Sumter County Regional Park
741 U.S. Highway 19 South, Americus, Georgia

Buena Vista: Marion County Courthouse Square
Intersection of Highway 26 & 41, Buena Vista, Georgia

Butler: Taylor County Recreation Complex
183 Charing Road, Butler, Georgia

Oglethorpe: Oglethorpe Business Center
500 North Sumter Street, Oglethorpe, Georgia

Preston: Webster County Courthouse
6330 Hamilton Street, Preston, Georgia

Schley: Schley County Recreation Department Complex
400 Gill Street, Ellaville, Georgia

Vienna: Dooly County Recreational Department Complex
216 Ninth Street, Vienna, Georgia


Reduce your risk of heart attack & stroke. Make changes that matter.

  • Eat a well-balanced, low-salt diet.
  • Limit alcohol.
  • Enjoy regular physical activity.
  • Maintain a healthy weight.
  • Take your medications properly.

Recognize heart attack warning signs:

  • Chest discomfort: Most heart attacks involve discomfort in the center of the chest that lasts more than a few minutes, or that goes away and comes back. It can feel like uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain.
  • Discomfort in arms, back jaw, neck or stomach
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Cold Sweat
  • Nausea
  • Lightheadedness