UTICA, May 4, 2022 — America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk returns as an in-person event on Saturday, May 7, at Accelerate Sports at 5241 Judd Road in Whitesboro. All parking is at MetLife off Second Street.
Some roads will be closed for the safety of runners and walkers.
Between 6:45 a.m. and noon on Saturday, May 7, the following roads will be closed:
- Judd Rd from Westmoreland to Halsey
- Halsey Rd from Gibson to Judd
- And Gibson Rd from Halsey to Westmoreland
To register for America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk, visit UticaHeartRunWalk.org.
About America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk 2022
America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk 2022 will take place on May 7, 2022. This year, you can Heart Walk Here, there or anywhere! Our in-person event will take place at Accelerate Sports, 5241 Judd Road, Whitesboro. The 5K run will begin at 8 a.m. Opening ceremonies for the 3-mile Heart Walk start at 9 a.m., and participants are invited to walk any time between 9 and 11 a.m. Parking is at MetLife at 5950 Airport Road in Oriskany. Birnie Buses will shuttle people between MetLife and Accelerate from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. The Health Expo will take place at Accelerate from 8 a.m. to noon. Our signature sponsor is NYCM Insurance. The Telethon Sponsor is Scalzo, Zogby & Wittig. The Radiothon sponsor is Slocum-Dickson Medical Group. AmeriCu is the sponsor of the Kids Heart Challenge, set for May 6 at Accelerate Sports. Local sponsors include Steet Ponte Auto Group, Accelerate Sports, GPO Federal Credit Union, Preferred Mutual, and NYSCOPBA. Media sponsors are WKTV and WIBX. For information, contact Marianne.Hagadorn@heart.org or visit UticaHeartRunWalk.org.
About the American Heart Association
The American Heart Association is devoted to saving people from heart disease and stroke – the two leading causes of death in the world. We team with millions of volunteers to fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide lifesaving tools and information to prevent and treat these diseases. The Dallas-based association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. To learn more or to get involved, call 1-800-AHA-USA1, visit heart.org or call any of our offices around the country. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.