UTICA, N.Y. – The WKTV Heart Telethon started at the Healthy for Good Expo at Utica College Friday morning, where people can call and donate funds to the American Heart Association.
The telethon will be held throughout Heart Run & Walk events on Saturday.
To donate, call 1-866-374-9588 through 8 p.m. on Friday or from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday.
People who donate will also be entered into drawings to win prizes and gift cards.
This year’s goal is to raise $1,114,690.
The Heart Run and Walk will kick off at 7:30 a.m. Saturday with the 30K run, followed by the 10-mile run at 8:40 a.m., the three- and five-mile runs at 9:20 a.m., and the three- and five-mile walks at 10:30 a.m.
For a complete list of road closures on Saturday, click here.
To sign up for Heart Run text alerts, text UTICAHW to 51555.