The American Heart Association’s 5th Annual Healing Heart 5K Run/Walk will be held on Sunday, May 18, 2014, on the property of the beautiful Pugliese Vineyards in the heart of the Long Island wine country in Cutchogue. More than 1,000 runners are expected.
Day of event registration begins at 8:00 a.m., with the fun run for children 10 and under beginning at 10:00 a.m. and the 3.1 mile off road race beginning at 10:15 a.m.
Following the race, the awards ceremony will take place at 11:15 a.m. with awards being given to the top male and female runners along with the top runners in various age categories. A health expo will also be available during the event open to all participants.
The Healing Heart 5K hopes to raise awareness that heart disease is the number one killer of men and women across the country and here on Long Island. The event creates a culture of health and physical activity, giving families the opportunity to participate in heart healthy activities together.
For more information or to register for the event, contact Julie Cocheo at 516-450-9123 or email Julie.Cocheo@heart.org Pre-register by May 16 – adults $30 / $35 day of race, children under the age of 16 $15 / day of race $20. There will be a pre-race packet pick up at Sports Authority in Riverhead on May 17th from 12 to 4pm.
Event is sponsored by East End Cardiology. Local media sponsors include News 12, WBAB & WBLI.
For more information and to register online, visit www.healingheart5k.org.