Hundreds walk for heart disease & stroke in Eau Claire

Eau Claire (WQOW) – Carson Park was full of red shirts on Saturday morning as hundreds of people walked to raise money for heart disease and stroke prevention.

According to the walk’s website, the 27th annual event raised nearly $25,000 which will go to the American Heart Association. That money is from pre-registration and online donations.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and the Chippewa Valley, according to walk organizers.

Clint Berge

Clint Berge

Clint Berge is the Social Media & Digital Content Manager for Eau Claire's Own WQOW News 18. Report any website issues to him at cberge@wqow.com

More News

STORMTRACKER 18 WEATHER
Osseo
Menomonie
27°
Chetek
31°
Durand
28°
Ladysmith
32°
Neillsville
31°
Rice Lake
31°
New Richmond
28°
Black River Falls
31°
Medford
29°
River Falls
30°
Duluth
29°
Green Bay
34°
La Crosse
31°
Madison
31°
Milwaukee
31°
Twin Cities
27°
Weather Outlook: Low visibility from fog and light snow pester your Thursday

Weather Outlook: Low visibility from fog and light snow pester your Thursday

Above average temperatures continue, but fog and some light snow keeps the gray close.

Connect With WQOW
Top Stories

Sex offender faces new charges in Eau Claire

A convicted sex offender living in Eau Claire is charged with two counts of first degree sexual assault of a

UPDATE: Middleton shooter was employee of business where he opened fire

The Middlelton Police department sent a phone message to residents about an active shooter.

UPDATE: 4 from Loyal, including 3 kids, killed in Apostle Island kayak incident

Sheriff Michael Brennan said Erik Fryman, 39, and his kids 3, 6 and 9-years-old died. The mom, Cari Mews, 29,

NEW: Missing Mondovi man found dead Wednesday afternoon

According to Mondovi Police Chief Colin Severson, the department is looking or Nathan D. Kummer who was reported missing by

UPDATE: Gas leak contained in Boyd

Boyd's fire chief told News 18 crews were digging up a leaking water line at Double D's Saloon and workers

Scroll to top
Skip to content