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A Walk for Awareness, A Walk for a Cure

Join Team CCF for our second annual Walk For A Cure during Children’s Cardiomyopathy Awareness Month. The September event unites families across the country to raise awareness of pediatric cardiomyopathy, a chronic heart disease and the number one cause for heart transplants and sudden cardiac arrest in children under 18.

It takes a team to defeat cardiomyopathy, and we need you on our team! You can join Team CCF by registering to walk with us in New Jersey or organizing a walk in your hometown. Together, we can advance research and improve care and support for more children with cardiomyopathy and their families.

If you are unable to organize a walk team but still want to support CCF, you can make a general donation or donate toward a team or individual’s walk goals. To make a donation, click here.

New Jersey Event

Come walk with us and connect with families affected by cardiomyopathy and the people who care about our cause. The family event is sure to be memorable with an inspirational send-off and a festive finish line celebration with music, kid activities and food. Last year more than 110 CCF families and friends from the tri-state area walked in honor of children affected by cardiomyopathy. Download event poster.

Date
Sunday, September 18, 2016

Location                                                                  
South Mountain Recreation Complex                            

Clipper Pavilion Picnic Area                                         
9 Cherry Lane                                                             
West Orange, NJ 07052                                            
Park Map                                                                 

Schedule
9:00 am     Registration

9:15 am     Team photos & warm ups
9:30 am     Opening ceremony
10:00 am   Walk commences
11:00 am   Walk finishes

Registration
Walk Fee: $20 adult and $10 Child (age 12 and under)
Fee includes a Walk for a Cure t-shirt

Invite your family, friends, neighbors and colleagues to be part of your walk team or support your walk efforts. To register for the walk, please click here. The deadline for registration is September 17, 2016.

Hometown Event

If you can't walk with us in New Jersey, you can still support the cause from your hometown by planning your own community or virtual walk. Download hometown event poster.

Last year, our inaugural Walk for a Cure was an exhilarating success with 28 walk teams participating across the U.S. Teams walked at beaches, local parks and neighborhood sidewalks in Indiana, Florida, Maryland, Alabama, Illinois, Ohio, Wisconsin, Louisiana, and Michigan. To register your hometown walk team, please click here.

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