Heart Warriors Walk at Mill Lake in Abbotsford

Third annual event takes place Saturday, Feb. 13

The Congenital Heart Warriors Walk takes place in Abbotsford this Saturday

The Congenital Heart Warriors Walk takes place in Abbotsford this Saturday

The third Congenital Heart Warriors Walk takes place in Abbotsford on Saturday, Feb. 13.

The event is held at Mill Lake Park, leaving from and ending at shelter No. 4 off Bevan Avenue.

Registration starts at 9:30 a.m., and the walk begins at 10:30 a.m. The cost to participate is $25 for adults and youths and free for kids 10 and younger.

Hot chocolate, a light snack and a small gift will be provided with each registration.

The event also includes games, balloons, a raffle draw, demonstrations and a warm-up provided by Sun Hang Do Martial Arts.

The event is hosted by the Canadian Congenital Heart Alliance, which advocates for congenital heart disease awareness and health. The organization says congenital heart disease is the number one birth defect, affecting an estimated 257,000 Canadians.

For more information, visit cchaforlife.org. Online registration can be done at bit.ly/1SHir8k.