It's the American Heart Association's annual 'National Walking Day."  It's all about cardiac awareness and local businesses are encourage to let their employees take a 30 minute walk during lunch.  Want to join other Flint residents for the walk today at noon?  Details after the jump.

The Flint festivities will start off downtown in front of the Rowe Building.   The official walk will start at noon and wind through the UM-Flint Campus.  Their will even be prizes and gifts along the way.

This event is absolutely free and open to the public.  MLive Media Group Regional Sales Director Karen Koziel said...

"We care about our employees and our community members, and we know that by getting out and moving during the work day, we can all lower our risks of developing many chronic diseases including cardiovascular disease,"

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