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Presenting Sponsors:

    US Dept Health and Human Services-Region II Office on Women's Health

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield NJ

Corporate Sponsors:

Roma Bank

In-kind support:

Public Service Electric and Gas
wegmans
Packet Publications
The Times
Rutgers University Camden
NJ Dept of Environmental Protection


Table and raffle sponsors

   New World    Marketing


RWJ Center for Health and Wellness
Curves for Women
Dick's Sporting Goods
Lord and Taylor
Promax Power Bars
Harris Tea
Kelloggs Smart Start Healthy Heart cereal
Health Magazine


Trenton Thunder


Bagel Street of Hamilton


RJ's Bagels of Ewing


Sleep Care Center of Hamilton


Baldasari Race Management


L&M Race Scoring. Click here for race results
 
RUN FOR YOUR HEART


May 26, 2007

Mercer County Park, New Jersey

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Recognitions

Overall First Place Woman
Jennifer Herring of King of Prussia, PA

Overall First Place Man
Wilson Leiva of Trenton, NJ
Each was awarded $100.



Honored Guests

  • Mahmood I Siddique, DO, FACP, FCCP, FAASM, Keynote - "Sleep Disturbance and Stroke"
  • Dolores Daly - Honored Chairwoman - Team Noreen for Women's Hearts

Stats 

Purple was the color of the day with 155 participants (81 Runners and 40 walkers; 34 staff and volunteers) at the 4th annual Run for Your Heart event to promote wellness and awareness of the number one killer of American women. The weather was warm and sunny at 85 degrees temperature. Before and after the race, participants enjoyed jewelry sales, DJ music by LaFauci Entertainment, blood pressure screenings by RWJ Hamilton Center for Health and Wellness, New World Marketing health food samples and palm readings by Sassoon. Commerce Bank and others provided free gifts. Participants completed a pre and post test on questions related to sleep disturbance, stroke and heart health.

Presenting Sponsors

  1. US-DHHS Region II Office on Women's Health

  2. Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

Corporate Sponsors

  1. Roma Bank

Special thanks to health partner, RWJ-Hamilton Center for Health and Wellness for providing free blood pressure screenings; keynote Dr. Siddique; Dolores Daly and her family; NJDEP volunteers, especially Robin Heston who organized the jewelry sales and DEP employees; MC Dave Popkin of Positive Impact Partners; Stacey Mignone of Slim and Tone for conducting warm-ups; and Richelle Heston for managing registration. Additional acknowledgements: Girl Scouts-Delaware Raritan and Leaders for volunteer support, Wegmans - fresh oranges and bottled water, and Bagel Street and JR's for bagels. Thanks to exhibitors: New World Marketing and Comfor Care.

Last but not least, thanks to Dean Gray and the entire staff at Mercer County Park for once again doing an outstanding job hosting this annual event, and to the County Executive and Freeholders for issuing a proclamation to the Women's Heart Foundation declaring May as National Stroke Awareness Month. Click here to view proclamation.

The Women's Heart Foundation, the only non-governmental organization that designs and implements demonstration projects for the prevention of heart disease, is headquartered in Trenton, New Jersey and was founded in 1992 to reduce the burden of heart disease in women and improve quality of life. For more information about the Women's Heart Foundation, visit www.womensheart.org, or call (609)771-9600.

Note: PSEG provided support by donating five refurbished computers to the WHF Teen Esteem Health and Fitnees program, which WHF in turn distributed to disadvantaged youths who demonstrated scholastic aptitude; Curves provided support through the collection and donation of used jewelry; Rutgers University-Camden provides ongoing support to the WHF research project at Trenton Central High School that examines the effect of a wellness intervention on teen girls' health choices.

   

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