For nearly 100 years, the American Heart Association has been combatting heart disease and stroke while fostering the well-being of families and communities.

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Get Ready to Lace Up Your Sneakers

You can join the fight against the nation's No. 1 and No. 5 killers - heart disease and stroke at the 2024 Tuscaloosa Heart Walk on March 2 at Tuscaloosa’s Government Plaza. Check-in begins at 8 a.m., and the walk starts at 9 a.m.


The 2024 Theme is “I Walk to Save Lives,” which reflects the Association’s commitment to making a difference in the fight against heart disease and stroke. Team up with your family, friends, co-workers, church members, and community organizations to help millions. To register and for more information, click here at

Be a supporter of critical research.

Be a community energizer.

Be a champion.

Be a lifesaver.

You are all of these things because you are a walker.


“I am excited to see our community come together for this event. My immediate family members suffered from heart-related problems, and this is why I am so passionate and determined to make a difference not only for my family and friends but our community,” said Edgar Sherwood, 2024 Heart Walk Chairman and executive vice president at CB&S Bank. “The Heart Walk is more than just a walk. It’s a celebration of the efforts we’ve made over the past year in West Alabama, and a commitment to do even more. We walk to save lives.”

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According to the press release, “Thousands of walkers will be stepping out this year to have fun, get inspired, and support a meaningful cause. The event will feature a non-competitive, three-mile walk and a survivor’s pathway.”

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