Save lives while staying in – The American Heart Association’s Johnson County Heart Walk is now virtual!
The Johnson County Heart Walk is a fun and meaningful way to celebrate heart disease and stroke survivors, raise lifesaving funds, and encourage physical activity.
On June 20th, Iowa City-area Heart Walk participants and teams are invited to get moving at home or around the neighborhood starting at 8:00 AM.
Here are a few fun activities to consider choosing from:
> Take a walk or jog outside (while following current social distancing guidelines).
> Get the whole family involved.
> Try out a few strengthening exercises like push-ups, lunges and squats.
> Create an at home circuit workout.
To register, visit johnsoncountyiaheartwalk.org. From there, participants can stay up to date by down-loading the Heart Walk mobile app and encourage friends and family to join in via e-mail or on social media. On the day of, everyone is encouraged to post pictures and videos to document your activity using #ICHeartWalk.
The funds raised from the Johnson County Heart Walk go towards research, advocacy, CPR training and to promote better health in the community. Visit johnsoncountyiaheartwalk.org to learn more.