Cardiac Health Foundation Of Canada Celebrates 32nd Annual WALK OF LIFE

The goal is to raise more than half a million dollars to prevent and recover from heart disease the world's number ONE killer!

TORONTO, May 24, 2016 /CNW/ - On Saturday May 28, 2016 more than 2,500 Torontonians will participate in the WALK OF LIFE - Cardiac Health Foundation Of Canada's annual event.

"Studies have found that up to 80% of heart disease & stroke is preventable by adopting healthy choices & procuring appropriate medical care"  said Leo DelZotto, President, Cardiac Health Foundation Of Canada. "Funds raised will support cardiovascular rehab programs, scholarships, medical equipment, patient educational material and facilities at 30 hospitals and clinics across Canada. In addition, four cardiac health related charitable organizations will benefit from the funds raised"

Event Details:


What:       

WALK OF LIFE

1KM, 3KM & 5KM WALK

5KM & 10KM Competitive RUN

Chair Exercises for Seniors

KIDS FUN RUN



Where:    

Ontario Science Centre  770 Don Mills Road & ET Seton Park



When:      

Saturday, May 28, 2016

8:00 am: Registration / 9:15 am:  KIDS FUN RUN / 9:45 am: Walkers/Runners start

10:00 – 11:00 am: Chair Exercises

11:00 – 12:00 pm: BBQ lunch, bouncy castles, live entertainment



National Sponsors:

Tridel, Rogers, Bank Of Montreal, The Printing House, The Mikey Network,

Great-West Life/London Life/Canada Life, Aspirin, The Brand Factory



Presenters:  

Leo DelZotto (Pres. Cardiac Health Fdn & Tridel)

Barbara Kennedy (Executive Dir Cardiac Health Fdn) 

Hugh Heron (Founder Mikey Network)

Jeff Neiman (Founder Cardiac Kids in support of SickKids Hospital)

 

Cardiac Health Foundation Of Canada:
The Cardiac Health Foundation Of Canada is a charitable organization dedicated to supporting cardiac rehabilitation and the advocacy of prevention and education across Canada.

SOURCE Cardiac Health Foundation Of Canada

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For further information: Barbara Kennedy, Executive Director, Cardiac Health Foundation Of Canada, www.walkoflife.ca, bkennedy@cardiachealth.ca, 647-966-2570

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