Liz Harris, executive director of the Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation, prepares for the second annual Step Up 4 Cardiac Health at Abbotsford Centre on Feb. 9. (Submitted photo)

Event in Abbotsford involves participants climbing laps of almost 600 steps each

Health Care Foundation holds 2nd annual Step Up 4 for Cardiac Health

The Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation (FVHCF) holds the second annual Step Up 4 Cardiac Health on Saturday, Feb. 9.

The event begins at 9 a.m. at Abbotsford Centre and involves participates completing as many laps as they can. Each lap is 596 steps and takes about seven minutes to complete.

The record for the most laps completed last year is 12.

FVHCF executive director Liz Harris said this year people can do laps in the concourse as well so that all fitness levels can participate.

“This event is a perfect opportunity to bring your friends, family or co-workers together and kickstart your day while fundraising to support cardiac health,” she said.

Funds raised support the cardiac health unit at Abbotsford Regional Hospital.

Visit fvhcf.ca/events to register or to donate, or call 1-877-661-0314.

The FVHCF continues to fund vital equipment and programs for Abbotsford Regional Hospital. All funds raised in Abbotsford support Abbotsford.

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