The American Heart Association
announced that the 2013 Heart Walk will be relocating to
downtown Toledo and will be held at Fifth Third Field
on May 11, 2013. The decision to
move the event, which annually draws more than 4,000 people, was
based on desire to hold the event in a more central location
that would attract more companies and involve their employees in
the Heart Walk.
“Toledo is the fifth least heart friendly city in the nation,”
said Christine Colvin, Heart Walk Director for the
American Heart Association, Northwest Ohio Division. “We would
like to engage new companies in our wellness initiatives and
give them incentives to help make Toledo a healthier place to
The 2013 Heart Walk Chair is Andy Maher of Waterford Bank
N.A. Gates will open at 8:00 am. Companies, organizations and
individuals are encouraged to sign up now to participate. All
participating companies will benefit from wellness programs
offered year round at no cost.
Heart Walk is sponsored nationally by Subway and Jenny Craig.
Call Christine Colvin at 419-740-6172 or log on to