St. Bernards kicks off Get in Gear series with Healthy Heart 2 Miler

Healthy Heart 2 Mile

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - St. Bernards kicked off this year’s Get in Gear series Saturday morning with the Healthy Heart 2 Miler.

The series offers health education events throughout the year, and gives participants a fun way to find a healthy lifestyle.

Community members of all ages braved the cold for the event.

Race Director Nancy Owens said the two-mile, walk or run event was focused on the importance of cardiac rehab.

“So many of us are affected by heart disease and rehab is a lifestyle approach. It really addresses nutrition, education, and exercise to get you back, to get you healthy and for you to have a long, healthy life,” said Owens.

The next event in the Get in Gear series will be a triathlon in March.

If you’re interested in learning more about the series or getting involved, visit the Get in Gear website here.

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