February is coming and it is “Healthy Heart Month”! The City of Mesquite Athletics & Leisure Services Department and Mesa View Regional Hospital invite you to join us for the 16th Annual Mesquite Heart Walk.

The 5K (3.2 miles) walk begins at the Mesquite Recreation Center at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 14. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Mesquite Recreation Center East Gym. From 8:30 to a few minutes before the walk, we will have registration and a small warm up for the participants, sponsored by the Lifelong 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, donations are welcome.

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

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. We will be taking pre-registration at the Mesquite Recreation Center before the event this year to accurately get numbers for the event and that all will receive a shirt. You can also register at mesquitenv.activityreg.com.

For more information about this event and other programs please down load the app, it’s available for iOS or Android devices at http://tour.mesquitenv.gov/.  Download it today and discover more of Mesquite!

For more information on this and other programs please contact the Department of Athletics & Leisure Services at (702) 346-8732. Register for youth and adult programs online at: www.mesquitenv.gov for more information and to stay connected via social media, our Facebook: www.facebook.com/MesquiteNVRecreation or at the Administrative Offices located at 100 W. Old Mill Road.

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