On Saturday, the annual Stepping Out for Your Heart 5K Run and One Mile Walk was held at the Northeast Campus of Tift County High School.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Tift Regional Medical Center Foundation's "Heart Safe Community" program, which provides community organizations with automatic external defibrillators and paramedics with 12-lead EKG machines.
The program also financially aids the families of TRMC cardiac patients with special needs.
Mandy Brooks, TRMC Foundation Director says, "A cardiac event can happen to anyone, and when that occurs, we want to have the best equipment and services available for response and treatment."
All champions, 5K and One Mile participants received an official 2013 Stepping Out T-shirt.
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