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Heart Run and Walk: Help fight against heart disease, donate now!

The 45th America's Greatest Heart and Walk is underway -- and the overall message is for people to prevent heart disease, and fight for life.

Posted: Mar 2, 2019 8:40 AM
Updated: Mar 2, 2019 9:25 AM

UTICA, N.Y. -- The 45th America's Greatest Heart and Walk is underway -- and the overall message is for people to prevent heart disease, and fight for life. 

-Start times for America's Greatest Heart Run and Walk
-Expect traffic delays, road closures for this weekend's Heart Run and Walk

If you can't participate by walking in America’s Greatest Heart Run and Walk, you can participate by picking up the phone, and making a donation.

Donations to the WKTV Heart Telethon is imperative to the fundraising effort to the American Heart Association.  Call your donations in to 1-866-374-9588 or you can make an online donation. You can also text HeartOfUtica to 41444 to make a donation.

A few facts about the event that surrounds Utica College:

-a nationally recognized event
-one of the largest run/walks of its kind in the country
-a great opportunity to show your community spirit
-a great time for one and all

On average someone dies from a heart-related illness every minute, so any donation, big or small, to help fight heart disease helps! 

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