Please join us!
Event Venue: North Park Boathouse - 10301 Pearce Mill Rd, Allison Park, PA. Our 2021 Pittsburgh Congenital Heart Walk is planned to be both virtual and in-person! Register now so you'll receive details on participation!
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● Walk Week (July 22 - 23, 2021) –You can download our Participant Guide here with all the details you’ll need, for activities to bring together Heart Warrior and Heart Angel families, cardiologists, researchers and medical professionals, artists, entertainers, special visitors, and with your help, new supporters!
All Heart Angel families are invited to send a photo or other remembrance of your Heart Angel, to be included in our on-screen Walk Day remembrance. Please email your Angel’s name, photo, message or other remembrance to WalkForCHDResearch@childrensheartfoundation.org and indicate the Pittsburgh Congenital Heart Walk in the Email subject line. Please email at least two days before Walk Day.
● Walk Day - (July 24, 2021) - Join us live at 9 a.m. for our Welcome, Mission updates, Moment of Silence and Heart Angel Remembrance, Research Remarks, Acknowledgments, Awards and Entertainment! Then, whether the event is in person or virtual, walk wherever you are, and share your photos by tagging us (@WalkforCHDResearch) and using hashtags (#WalkForCHDResearch, #PittsburghCHDWalk, #PittsburghCHW)! Detailed schedule to follow.
Detailed Event Schedule at North Park Boathouse:
8:00 a.m. through 9:00 a.m. Guest arrival, registration and check in, Pre-remarks activities
9:00 a.m. - Remarks program
9:30/9:45 a.m. - Walk begins
10:00 a.m. Post-walk activities continue
12:00 p.m. Event ends
For any in-person events, our decision to hold the event will be subject to a full review of safety conditions, and all applicable health advisories. In-person events will reflect health guidance, venue requirements and restrictions, and with strict safety health protocols in place.
*Times may be adjusted. Please check back closer to walk day!
Parking Instructions and Details:Limited guest parking is available in the North Park Boathouse parking lot, with additional parking available across the street in the Rose Barn parking lot; please note the gravel area is not available.