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Heart N Hands presents ‘Heart Health on the Bayou’
September 19, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
In partnership with New Orleans Complete Streets Coalition, Heart N Hands
is hosting “Heart Health on the Bayou”, a series featuring heart health education and
wellness activities on Bayou St. John. The series launched on Saturday, August 29th.
Next up is a joint walk/run or bike ride on Saturday, September 19th. Register here
(Make sure to click through to the Heart N Hands website to complete registration)
You can also participate in Heart N Hands’ virtual 3-day 5K Run/Walk starting Friday, September 18, 2020 through Sunday, September 20, 2020.
This event celebrates the organization’s 6th anniversary and will raise funds to support
events and activities that raise awareness and educate girls aged 10-18 and their families
about heart health and heart disease prevention.
The first 25 registered can join us for an in-person 5K on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 9:45am on Bayou St. John. All state and
local social distancing guidelines will be followed.
“Running for the HEART” Virtual 5K is all about loving your heart & staying fit. This is an
important time to adopt and build heart healthy habits while fighting heart disease, the no.
1 killer of women in the United States. “There is no better time than the present to focus on
our heart health” says Essence Banks, Founder & President of Heart N Hands.
The tax-deductible 5K registration fee is $25 for all participants and includes Heart N Hands
Swag (official 5K T-Shirt, water bottle, race bib and finisher gifts/prizes). Register for the 3-
day virtual or in-person 5K, complete the 5K run/walk (3.1 Miles), post your 5K pictures,
videos and stories tagging #heartnhands and celebrate your success. All fitness levels
Heart Health on the Bayou | August 29, October 24: Reserve your spot | First 25
Virtual 5K, September 18-20 | In-Person 5K on Bayou St. John, September 19:
Reserve your spot for the Heart N Hands “Running for the HEART” 5K | First 25 Registered
in New Orleans!
Registration starts at 8:30 a.m., 5K to begin at 9:45am, rain or shine. In-
Person 5K we are practicing social distancing, wearing masks and providing sanitation &
Visit Heart N Hands website for more information – www.heartnhands.org