DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. – (February 13, 2020) –
Heart & Vascular 5K presented by Halifax Health
Saturday, February 29
7:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Halifax Health Medical Center of Daytona Beach
303 N. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach
Race starts at France Tower
Held in recognition of American Heart Month, this is the third year Halifax Health has hosted this heart run/walk event, which was previously known as the My Heart Matters 5K.
A part of the Halifax Health Live Your Life Well Race Series, the timed race offers an opportunity for both competitive and non-competitive runners, walkers, families and children to participate.
The course starts in front of Halifax Health Medical Center of Daytona Beach’s France Tower and loops around the medical center’s campus. The course includes a challenging .6-mile run or walk up the campus’ six-story parking garage and continues on to Daytona State College before concluding at the France Tower. A light, heart healthy breakfast and refreshments will be provided to participants at the finish line.
Top finishers will be awarded by age group. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. No pets are allowed.
Registration is $25 and includes an event t-shirt. Those who are unable to attend the race can register as a “Heart Supporter” for a donation of $15. Heart Supporters will also receive an event t-shirt.
Proceeds from the race will go to Halifax Health – Foundation’s Center for Cardiology Fund which provides the latest advanced technology and education for those who provide patient care.
Registration is available online at www.halifaxhealth.org/heart5k. Packet pick-up will take place Friday, February 28 from 12:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. at Halifax Health Medical Center of Daytona Beach in front of the France Tower.
Recognized as one of the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals™ in the United States by IBM Watson Health™, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, two community hospitals, an urgent care, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with five outreach locations, the area’s largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, primary care walk-in clinics, a clinic specializing in women’s health, a pediatric care community clinic, three children’s medical practices, a home healthcare agency, and an exclusive provider organization. Halifax Health offers the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Center for Transplant Services, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born earlier than 28 weeks. For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org.