Get your run or walk on and join hundreds of runners from across North Texas for a heart-healthy half marathon and 5K, or one-mile fun run/walk to help raise awareness of heart disease prevention.
Run with Heart, Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center
, is a celebration of those living a heart-healthy lifestyle, survivors of heart disease and honor those who have lost their battle with heart disease.
Choose from a chip-timed half marathon, 5K or 1-mile family fun run/walk. The second annual Run with Heart half marathon, 5K or one-mile walk/run course begins at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center and travels through the city of Mansfield and on the scenic Walnut Creek linear park.
Start with a heart healthy warm-up provided by Methodist Mansfield’s physical medicine department. After the race, enjoy heart healthy food, fun music and learn more about living with better heart and joint health from physicians on staff at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center.
Grab your sneakers and register at MansfieldRunWithHeart.org
- volunteers are also needed. Event proceeds will support cardiology services at the hospital and the Tarrant County American Heart Association. The event is facilitated by RunFAR Racing Services and Chronotrack.
Community leaders supporting the event and serving on the steering committee are city of Mansfield Mayor David Cook; Mansfield city manager Clayton Chandler; Randall Canedy, president of Frost Bank in Mansfield and chairman Methodist Mansfield Community Advisory Board; Sherman Hatch president of Primrose Schools of Walnut Creek, Michael Klein, director of manufacturing Klein Tools; John Phillips, President Methodist Mansfield, Rev. Mike Ramsdell, senior pastor First United Methodist Church in Mansfield and Methodist Mansfield Community Advisory Board; Rob Schulz, president Schulz Wealth, Glenn Smith, president and CEO Mouser Electronics, Michael Van Amburgh, president Valuation Associates, Inc., and Dr. Jim Vaszauskas, superintendent Mansfield ISD.
Event sponsors include American Carton Company, Cardiology Partners, Kindred Hospital, Mouser Electronics, and Schulz Wealth. The volunteer sponsor is Texas Trust Credit Union. Mile sponsors are Frost Bank, John Teixeira ReMax, and Healthcare Resources Home Health.
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