The American Heart Association (AHA), the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives is proud to celebrate the 3,700 runners and walkers who took part in the 31st annual Lawyers Have Heart 10K Race, 5K Run and Walk. Due to lingering COVID restrictions the race was held as digital experience once again and raised over $830K in support of the American Heart Association. Lawyers Have Heart saw a 23% increase in participants who ran, walked and cycled their courses from all over the United States and from Germany, Spain, Australia, the United Kingdom, Kenya, Colombia, Japan, Canada, India, Singapore and Belgium!
The success of the event was driven through the dedication of sponsors and supporters as well as the 2021 co-chairs Harrity & Harrity LLP’s Partner John Harrity and Controller Sandra Maxey and Associate Dean of Student Affairs at American University Washington College of Law, David Jaffe.
Hundreds of law firms and companies participated. More results will be posted on the event website ongoingly. The Top 10 Company Teams include:
Harrity & Harrity – 1403 participants
Bloomberg Law – 209 participants
Latham & Watkins – 105 participants
Covington & Burling – 103 participants
American University Washington College of Law – 65 participants
Perkins Coie – 61 participants
ACC National Capital Region – 60 participants
Hunton Andrews & Kurth – 57 participants
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP – 57 participants
ROIG Lawyers – 56 participants
Since 1991, the event has raised over $16.5 million, in support of vital research andprogramming to improve health and well-being across the Greater Washington Region and the globe. Donations can still be made at: lawyershaveheartdc.org.
Lawyers Have Heart sponsors include Harrity & Harrity LLP, Credibility International, Sheehy Auto Stores, Bloomberg Law and Latham & Watkins LLP, and more.
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