WHEELING – The 2018 Ohio Valley Heart Walk will be held for Saturday, Sept. 29, at Wheeling’s Heritage Port.

Participants can register at 8 a.m. A rally will follow at 9 a.m., with the walk starting immediately afterward. Registration can also be completed online at www.heart.org/ohiovalleywalk.

The Heart Walk is a 5K (3 miles) non-competitive event. Participants will follow the walking trail along the river. Refreshments will be available, and walkers can buy Heart Walk t-shirts and tickets for a basket raffle. T-shirts also will be sold in Wheeling Hospital’s cafeteria from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 12. Cost is $15.

Gold Sponsor of the walk is Wheeling Hospital. Proceeds from the event are shared by the American Heart Association (AHA) and Wheeling Hospital’s Cardiac Resource Fund, which is used to assist participants in the hospital’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Program.

Among the other sponsors are the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, TeamSledd, WesBanco, the Health Plan, Main Street Bank, Dominion Energy, Dr. Edward Chiu and Dr. Richard Terry.

For information on the Ohio Valley Heart Walk, call Ryan Jerico of the AHA at 412-208-3649, or email ryan.jerico@heart.org. To purchase a T-shirt before the walk, call 304-243-3339.