Thousands walk at USM to fight heart disease

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Thousands of South Mississippians gathered on the Southern Miss campus this morning to help fight heart disease. About 3,500 folks participated in the annual, Heartwalk for the American Heart Association.

It's both a fundraiser and part of an awareness campaign about heart disease. Organizers say the goal for this year's walk was $150,000.

The Heartwalk was a 5-K event.

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