What Is Two Feet and a Heartbeat?
Step out with friends and family on Sunday 23 October 2016 and take part in Two Feet and a Heartbeat, a Charity Walk to help beat Childhood Heart Disease (CHD) – the leading cause of infant death in Australia.
Did you know the human heart begins to beat at 21 days after conception?
Did you know that 8 babies are born every day in Australia with CHD?
Two Feet and a Heartbeat consists of a short 2.1km walk – allowing for participation from families and young children.
Why participate in Two Feet and a Heartbeat?
- HeartKids is the only charity in Australia that is 100% dedicated to supporting the families of the 8 children born every day with Childhood Heart Disease (CHD).
- CHD is the single biggest killer of children under the age of one.
- HeartKids assists these families with financial, emotional and practical support.
- HeartKids also supports the funding of research into the causes, treatment and management of CHD to improve the quality of life and reduce the incidence and mortality rates.
- By participating in Two Feet and a Heartbeat you will help HeartKids to raise funds and awareness to support and assist CHD families across Western Australia.
When and where is Two Feet and a Heartbeat Charity Walk?
The walk will take place at Big Swamp, Prince Phillip Drive, Bunbury on Sunday 23rd October 2016 from 9.30am.
Who can participate in Two Feet and a Heartbeat?
Anyone! This event suits all ages and abilities – even babies in prams are welcome. You can walk or run the 2.1km course as one of three participants
- Red for a Heart Warrior – supporting a child with childhood heart disease
- White for a Heart Angel – supporting a family who have lost a child to childhood heart disease.
- Blue for hope – supporters of HeartKids WA.
Adult Registration: $25
Child Registration: $10
Under 2 are free
Family (2 adults and up to 3 children): $60
All entrants will receive a balloon on the day, coloured according to their registration type, and a red Heartkids T-shirt..
Please note that due to the large number of young children expected, dogs are not encouraged unless they are assistance dogs.