Ottawa Race Weekend 10 Km Walk

Be part of the Heart Institute’s 10 k walk during the Race Weekend and support the Heart Institute!

Our Heart Wise Exercise Program is setting up a group of patients, alumni, staff, and families and friends to participate in a 10 k walk during the upcoming Race Weekend!

Marja-Leena Keast, a physiotherapist at the Heart Institute, will lead the walk and offer a free warm-up before the event begins. Participants are encouraged to bring their Nordic poles, but it’s not mandatory.

Date: May 27, 2017
Warm-up: 6:00 p.m.
Race start: 6:30 p.m.
Wear red! (Current UOHI cardiac rehabilitation patients will receive a free Heart Wise t-shirt.)

  • Register by visiting Ottawa 10k, and select the University of Ottawa Heart Institute Foundation as your charity!!
  • You can choose to fundraise for the Heart Institute as part of your participation but it is not required –we’re just happy to have you as part of our team! Send an email to to receive more information about the walk, health tips, and much more!

Don’t wait: spots are filling up fast!

PS: If you are already registered for Ottawa Race Weekend (or plan to register in another event) and would like to support the Heart Institute, let us know at and we’ll tell you how to do just that!