Low Country Heart Walk set for Saturday morning

More than 2,000 walkers, survivors, regional corporate leaders and American Heart Association supporters will take to the pavement Saturday morning on Hilton Head Island for the Low Country Heart Walk to raise funds for and awareness of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

The Low Country Heart Walk is a non-competitive, three-mile walk to promote physical activity and heart-healthy living in a fun, family environment. Participants are both individual teams and employees from local companies, along with friends and family members of all ages. Activities begin at 8 a.m., and the Walk begins at 9 a.m. at 1 North Forest Beach Drive.

The Low Country My Heart My Life partners are Hilton Head Regional Healthcare and Coastal Carolina Hospital, and the program is sponsored nationally by Subway Restaurant and Jenny Craig.