Lace Up Your Tennis Shoes and Get Walking for National Event


Published 04/01 2014 01:31PM

Updated 04/01 2014 01:34PM

April 2 is the American Heart Association's National Walking Day, and the American Heart Association want people to lace up for their heart and get moving. Whether it’s walking, running, biking, playing sports or joining a group class, the goal is getting more active. The American Heart Association recommends at least 150 minutes of physical activity weekly for adults, and 60 minutes a day for kids. So, grab your sneakers, lace up and get moving toward a healthier heart in preparation for the Evansville Regional Heart Walk on May 10th! 

How You Can Participate in National Walking Day

Sign up to participate in National Walking Day (as an individual, school, community organization or company) with your local AHA Director: Kathy Scheller at
Wear red shoelaces on National Walking Day (and whenever you exercise) to remind yourself of the benefits of exercise.
Show how you are “lacing up” for your heart and brain health by posting a picture of your red laces in action with the hashtag #AHALaceup to your social media accounts.

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