Help Fight Heart Disease with Dorothy Arndt Walk/Run in GI


Grand Island -- Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death for women in America - help fight the disease and start a new tradition in Grand Island.

The first Dorothy Arndt 5K Walk and Run for Moms will take place at Third City Christian Church, at 4100 West 13th St., in Grand Island on Saturday, May 4.

Registration will be at 7 a.m. and the race starts at 9 a.m. The cost is $25 before race day; race day registration is available but will cost $30.

Entry forms can be obtained by e-mailing Terry Douglass at or they can be downloaded at the Saint Francis Medical Center website

Help raise awareness of heart disease risk for women and men. All proceeds will fund heart disease education and research.

The event also includes a pancake breakfast for $5, free to runners, and a Red Cross blood drive. Saint Francis Medical Center, Fraternal Order of the Eagles and Heartland Aerie/Auxiliary #4539 are sponsoring the event.