Join KAR’s American Heart Association 5k Run Walk Team!

American Heart Association 5k Run/Walk

Join the Kalamazoo Area Runners Team!


Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 8:30am

Arcadia Creek Festival Place


The American Heart Association Heart Walk and 5k Run is scheduled for Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 8:30am at the Arcadia Creek Festival Place in Downtown Kalamazoo.

Kalamazoo Area Runners is organizing a fundraising team and would like to invite you to join us in supporting the American Heart Association.   Members that participate as a KAR Heart Run/Walk Team member will receive a “Team KAR” shirt on a first come, first serve basis (Limited sizes available, no children sizes are currently available).  Your race entry fee counts towards our team total.

Joining the KAR Team is easy an easy two – step process:


  1. Email Stephanie Klumpp at  your t-shirt size
  2. Register online via the Kalamazoo Area Runners AHA Heart Walk/5k Run Home Page


The American Heart Association’s mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.  The AHA’s goal is to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent while reducing deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent by 2020.

The American Heart Association has an extraordinary impact through a wide range of lifesaving activities and programs. Here’s how:


  • Improving patient care
  • Advocating for better health
  • Reaching out to populations at risk
  • Raising awareness
  • Protecting the future
  • Educating Americans


Information about The American Heart Association Heart Walk and 5k is available at or