February is here and it is “Healthy Heart Month.” The City of Mesquite Athletics & Leisure Services Department and Mesa View Regional Hospital invite you to join them for the 15th Annual Mesquite Heart Walk.

The 5K (3.2 miles) walk begins at the Mesquite Recreation Center at 9 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Mesquite Recreation Center East Gym. From 8:30 to a few minutes before the walk, the Rec Center will have registration and a small warm up for the participants, sponsored by the Life Long Program in the gym.

The walk ends at the Mesa View Medical Group, located to the left of the hospital.

Everyone is invited and there is no cost to participants.

Transportation back to the Mesquite Recreation Center will be provided by the Silver Rider Bus Company at no charge. Rides back will begin at 9:45 a.m. and will run until 11:30 a.m.

For more information on the heart walk please call Beth Caplinger of the City of Mesquite Leisure Services Department 346-8732 or Doris Baeza of Mesa View Regional Hospital 345-4363. They will be taking pre-registration at the Mesquite Recreation Center before the event this year to accurately get numbers for the event and ensure that all will receive a shirt.