Heart Walk

Syracuse Heart Walk/Run

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


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.


Saturday, April 1, 2017 - Indoor & Outdoor activities

  8:00 AM Registration & Heart Healthy Activities
9:00 AM Kids Fun Run
  9:20 AM

Upstate Team Photo

  9:30 AM Opening & Survivor Recognition
  10:00 AM

Walk begins - Rain or Shine


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

FREE ON-SITE PARKING - No Shuttle Buses!

How to register for the Upstate Team and receive a 3/4 length sleeve red and gray baseball cotton shirt" View Front of Shirt PDF Icon and view back of shirt PDF Icon


  1. Register as a walker ON-LINE External Icon OR Pick up a paper registration form from any TEAM CAPTAIN. PDF Icon
  2. Donate a minimum of $35 ($25 for students) to qualify for a  Team Upstate 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 $35 ($25 for students) to your Team Captain

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

UH, 2nd Floor Lobby

Thursday, March 2, 2017

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Community Campus Cafeteria

You may register right up to the event, and also at Heart Association registration tent on the day of the event, but after March 9th but there is no guarantee you will receive a shirt because there will be only a limited amount of shirts available.

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

American Heart Association Adult Sizes are: XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL

If you require 4XL or 5XL sizes please contact your Team Captain

If you do not have a team captain in your area, call 464-4836 (downtown) or 492-5551 (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.

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