Indoor Heart Run & Walk to be held for Saturday at RFA


The American Heart Association’s 17th annual Rome Run & Indoor Walk and pre-registration event for America’s Greatest Heart Run and Walk is scheduled for 8-11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9 at Rome Free Academy, 95 Dart Circle.

Registration begins at 8 a.m., with the opening ceremony to follow at 9 a.m.

The event is for heart walk participants, volunteer leadership, heart disease and stroke survivors. Rome Run & Indoor Walk features a heart healthy walk indoors and out of the cold. Runners will have the option to participate in an outdoor 5K as well.

Throughout the morning, Sydney’s Circle will feature music, entertainment and activities, as well as a vendor expo featuring health education, will be open. The event will also feature Red Cap survivor ambassador Jaxon Hayes.

This event is also a pre-registration site for America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk.

America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk 2019 is locally sponsored by signature sponsor NYCM Insurance; local sponsors Scalzo, Zogby and Wittig, Inc. Insurance; AmeriCU Credit Union, and Carbone Athletics at The Fitness Mill.

A minimum amount of $30 in pledges for participants age 16 and older is required at registration to participate in the Heart Run & Walk. For more information on America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk 2019, contact the American Heart Association at 315-580-3964 or visit


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