Four weeks & counting…….

2013 Metro Atlanta Heart Walk..


Saturday, October 12th, 2013: 8:00am: Atlantic Station. Registration is FREE.

My fourth year participating in the event. The Walk Route : 5K (3.1 miles). 

Donations will support funding for heart/stroke research.

I’m walking as a tribute to every woman, man & child affected by heart/stroke disease.


Sharing the link to my team page: “Empowering The Community”:


General statistics

  • Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, and is      more deadly than all forms of cancer combined.
  • Heart disease causes 1 in 3 women’s deaths each      year, killing approximately one woman every minute.
  • An estimated 43 million women in the U.S. are      affected by heart disease.
  • Ninety percent of women have one or more risk      factors for developing heart disease.
  • Since 1984, more women than men have died each year      from heart disease.
  • The symptoms of heart disease can be different in      women and men, and are often misunderstood.
  • While 1 in 31 American women dies from breast cancer      each year, 1 in 3 dies of heart disease.
  • Only 1 in 5 American women believe that heart      disease is her greatest health threat.
  • Women comprise only 24 percent of participants in      all heart-related studies. 

Thanks for caring.

Enjoy your day 




4 thoughts on “Four weeks & counting…….

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s