heart walk

Syracuse Heart Walk/Run

REGISTER NOW for Team Upstate! Or DONATE NOW - click on any Upstate team and click on 'Give Now'!

What

A 1–3 mile, non-competitive walk around OCC with all intersections safely guarded for enjoyable family fun (rain or shine). A run component is available as well, to benefit the American Heart Association's fight against Heart Disease and Stroke, America's #1 & #3 killers.

Upstate has been a proud sponsor of the Heart Walk for many years, and Team Upstate was one of the top overall fundraising teams since 2007. Upstate's cardiovascular research program has received hundreds of thousands of dollars from Heart Walk proceeds over the years.

When

Saturday, March 22, 2014

  8 am -1 pm Heart Healthy Indoor Activities
  9:30 am Opening and Survivor Ceremonies
  9:40 am Upstate Team Photo
  10 am

5K Run begins, Walk immediately follows (rain or shine)
Closing Celebration to follow

Where

SRC Center, Onondaga Community College
4585 West Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse, NY - get directions

FREE ON-SITE PARKING - No Shuttle Buses!

How to Register for the Upstate Team & receive a long-sleeve Team Upstate tek shirt - view shirt

  1. Register as a walker ON-LINE -or- Pick up a paper registration form from any TEAM CAPTAIN.
  2. Donate a minimum of $30 ($15 for students) to qualify for a long-sleeved Team Upstate tek shirt.
    • donate on-line by credit card or return your donation to your Team Captain (cash or check payable to American Heart Association)
    • or return completed paper registration form and minimum $30 ($15 for students) to your Team Captain
      note: the American Heart Association on-line registration site has a $25 minimum, so students/children will need to submit their $15 registration fee by cash or check to their team captain

    You MUST give your shirt size* to your team captain - even if you register on-line!
    *Note - the deadline to reserve a shirt is March 3.

    You may register right up to the event, and also at Heart Association registration tent on the day of the event, but after 3/3 there will be a limited amount of shirts available on a first-come first-served basis.

    Employees, students, friends and families qualify for a shirt - just register for the Upstate team!

    SHIRT SIZES (Specify Youth or Adult!)
    Youth: XS (2-4), S (6-8), M (10-12), L (14-16)
    Adult: S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL

    If you do not have a team captain in your area, call 464-4836 (downtown) or 492-5778 (Community campus) to join a team .

Continue to Fundraise!

  • All walkers and runners are asked to set a fundraising goal of $100.
  • Continue to fundraise right up to the event - additional donations can be turned in at the American Heart Association tent on event day.
  • Incentive prizes are available for participants who raise $250 or more. A Heart Walk T-shirt is given to those who raise $100 or more.

For more information

750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210

Main Campus Phone:
315 464-5540

Public Safety:
315 464-4000

Upstate Connect:
315 464-8668