Next month, rookie teammate, Claire Burns, will be running her first TCS New York City Marathon in memory of her dad, Paul, who passed away suddenly from a heart attack. In September of 2005, when Claire was 11 years old, her dad passed away of a full occlusion of the Left Anterior Descending Artery, or
Tedy’s Team Kicks-off ‘Talk & Walk with Tedy Bruschi’ Series
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Talk & Walk with Tedy Bruschi event held at the Reggie Lewis Track.
The November event was hosted by Tedy’s Team, the Boston Athletic Association, the American Heart Association, The Dimock Center, and HoodFit to help raise awareness of stroke and heart disease, while promoting active and healthy lifestyles throughout Boston.
Tedy’s Team has teamed up with the Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.), the American Heart Association, The Dimock Center, and HoodFit to host a series of ‘Talk & Walk with Tedy Bruschi’ events leading up to the 5th Annual Road to Wellness 5K on September 7th. The November 26th event was the first of four events where three-time Super Bowl champion, Tedy Bruschi, will connect with members of the Boston community to help raise awareness of stroke and heart disease, while promoting active and healthy lifestyles.
The event, which was held at the Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center in Roxbury Crossing, featured a presentation from Cherelle Rozie, MPH, CHES, Community Impact Director at the American Heart Association of Greater Boston, on the organization’s EmPOWERED To Serve™ program and other heart-healthy tips, followed by a Q&A with Tedy Bruschi before ending the evening with a group walk around the Reggie Lewis Track. The Talk & Walks are geared toward the Roxbury and Boston communities, especially those who may not be familiar with or have access to heart healthy educational tips.
After the 2019 Boston Marathon® on April 15th, there will be three more Talk & Walk events over the spring and summer leading up to the 5th Annual Road to Wellness 5K event at The Dimock Center on Saturday, September 7, 2019.Back to All Blog Posts