What is the Heart Walk?
- A collaborated event hosted by the UTSA Wellness Committee and the State Employee Charitable Campaign (SECC) Committee in which faculty, staff, and students participate in a healthy walking activity on National Walking Day.
- National Walking Day is about fighting heart disease and stroke, but it’s also about having fun and creating camaraderie, according to the American Heart Association.
What are the goals of the Heart Walk?
- To include the entire UTSA community in a fitness awareness event.
- Raise funds that will be donated to the American Heart Association. The amount raised will also be included in the total funds raised by the UTSA SECC at the end of the campaign.
What do faculty and staff do for the Heart Walk?
- Registration packet with pledge forms and donations are due by Friday, March 28, 2014.
- Join us on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 and walk/run the designated path.
What do faculty and staff gain from the Heart Walk?
- An understanding of the importance of exercise
- An appreciation of team work and unity
- Every participant receives a UTSA gift
- Every participant has a chance to win prizes
What about pledges?
- Sponsors will pledge a set amount.
- If you prefer not to solicit pledges for this fundraiser, please consider making a minimum $10 donation.
- Complete the Campus Recreation Waiver on ASAP prior to participation.
- All proceeds donated to the American Heart Association.