The annual Rutherford County Healthy For Good Heart Walk, held this past Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro, TN, raised $150,000 to date, exceeding the goal of $135,000. The community event raised heart rates and funds for the American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
Donations are still being accepted at www.rutherfordheartwalk.org.
Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital was recognized as the organization who raised the most funds for the event while encouraging “heartwalking” and healthier lives. Prior to the start of the walk, attendees of the Rutherford Heart Walk experienced family friendly activities, fun fitness demonstrations, and an exciting Kids Zone complete with a bubble wrap stomping station. Additionally, “heartwalkers” learned life-saving Hands Only CPR and even got their blood pressure checked.
Rutherford’s Healthy For Good™ Heart Walk, sponsored by Saint Thomas Heart Rutherford Hospital and TrustPoint Hospital, is part of The American Heart Association’s Healthy For GoodTM movement which encourages Americans to lead healthier lives by delivering science-based recommendations, tools, tips and motivation to build healthier behaviors. Healthy For Good comes to life each year in 300 American cities when it is celebrated at the Healthy For Good Heart Walk.
Presenting sponsors for the Rutherford Healthy For Good Heart Walk include: Saint Thomas Heart Rutherford Hospital and TrustPoint Hospital.
Media sponsors for the Rutherford Healthy For Good Heart Walk include: News 2 WKRN, WGNS, Daily News Journal and Murfreesboro.com.