Join the UHealth team For the 2014 Miami-Dade Heart Walk 5K

The American Heart Association is the largest voluntary health organization working to prevent, treat and defeat heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases. These diseases, the Nation’s No.1 and No.4 killers, claim more than 813,804 American lives a year. Click Here for more information and to register. You can Join and register under UHealth Teams and meet us at our tent. We will be the largest and brightest tent in the park. As you may have noticed below, I am already wearing my bright orange colors with pride. Your small contribution of minimum $10 can make a huge difference in finding more studies and treatments to defeat heart disease.  I know the event is this weekend but we still have time to registier.

Please read below for important information regarding t-shirt pick up and parking.

UHealth participants who register for the Heart Walk will get a free UHealth dry-fit t-shirt.
T-shirt distribution will be  on the following days at the Clinical Research Building – 9th floor – Uhealth Fitness & Wellness Center:

Tuesday, October, 28: 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 29: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 30: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Individuals or team captains can pick up t-shirts. Remember: Online Registration is open until  Friday.


1.    Uhealth participants can park at the Medical campus and take the metro rail/metro mover to Bayfront Park
2.    Discounted – $5 parking is available on Saturday at Bayside Parking Garage

Fun begins: Saturday, November 1 at  8:30 a.m.
·         Free UHealth Aware Screenings: Learn your risk for heart disease & stroke
·         Costume Contest
·         Pumpkin Carving
·         Free Breakfast & Lunch
·         Bring your family and canine friends

5K Walk and 1 Mile Red Cap Walk begins at 9:30 a.m. Click Here to be redirected to the registration page.

If you are not yet a member to our beautiful UHealth Fitness and Wellness Center, you can visit our facility and start your 3-day trial. We are located at:

Clinical Research Building Garage18709_rel
1120 NW 14th Street, 9th Floor
Miami, FL 33136

For Gust Pass information click Here

We offer a large number of Group Exercise Classes including Yoga, Indoor Cycling, Zumba, Belly Dancing, Sculpt, Interval Training and many more.  We also have specialty classes such as Reformer Pilates and Meditation.  To take a look at our large selection of Group Exercise Classes click Here. For parking information click Here.  We beat any completion around us offering no contract, no commitment and no enrollment fees. The best deal is you get tip-top state of the art equipment, great amenities such as Steam Rooms, Saunas, Whirlpool, Pool for Aqua Exercise and a friendly staff. We also cater to seniors who qualify for free membership through the Silver and Fit program.

Facility Hours is as follows:

Monday – Thursday 5:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday 5:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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