Get ready for the fifth annual “Strides for Stroke” event!!! All proceeds from this race will go to the Utah Valley Stroke Research Team/Utah Valley Stroke Association in order to further stroke research, raise community awareness, and provide meaningful physical activity opportunities for the stroke population. The Utah Valley Stroke Research Team and the Utah Valley Stroke Association are two groups of health and business professionals united to improve the quality of life and care for stroke survivors in Utah Valley.
Stroke is the number one leading cause of long term adult disability and the fifth leading cause of death in the United States. Most strokes take place in the presence of a family member and the damage done can be minimized with prompt care and expertise. Every year, there are 800,000 people who suffer from stroke in the US.
Come out for a run or walk and learn more about how you can help recognize and take action against stroke in your family, workplace and everyday life. T-shirts will be given to each participant and other festivities and information will be available following the race. Take a stride for Stroke!