As the signature fundraising event for the American Heart Association, the Heart Walk promotes physical activity and heart-healthy living in a fun family environment. The Heart Walk will create hope, inspire change and celebrate success for all participants who commit to fighting cardiovascular disease and stroke in their own lives. This year more than 1 million walkers will participate in some 350 events nationwide, raising funds to save lives from this country’s No. 1 and No. 4 killers – heart disease and stroke.