The McLean County Heart and Stroke Walk is all about getting fit, staying healthy and fighting back against heart attack and stroke.
- It's coming up Sunday, Oct. 1, from 2-4 p.m. at Illinois State University's Hancock Stadium.
- Advocate BroMenn Medical Center's Bob Miller is the chair of the event, with ISU President Larry Dietz as honorary co-chair.
- The Heart and Stroke Walk is a fundraising event that honors survivors of heart disease and stroke and offers fun ways for the whole family to get healthy.
- There's a kids zone, complete with face painting. OK ... grownups can get their faces painted, too!
- Before the walk through Hancock Stadium and the ISU Quad, there are exercise demonstrations so participants can get warmed up.
- There's also free health screenings and information about heart-healthy eating.
- The goal is to raise $100,000.Those funds go to the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association's mission of building healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
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