The day was rainy and gloomy, but the smiles on the faces of the TrainingFolks team were sunny and bright as we gathered at the Enercare Centre early Sunday morning, June 4, for the Becel Heart & Stroke Ride for Heart in Toronto.
Choosing two wheels over the traditional four, the team took to the traffic-free Gardiner and Don Valley Parkway riding distances of 25-75 km in efforts to raise a team goal of $6,000 this year.Read More
♥ More than 866,000 North Americans die each year from heart disease and stroke - one every seven minutes
♥ 1 in every 4 deaths is related to heart disease
♥ About 47% of sudden cardiac deaths occur outside a hospital. This suggests that many people with heart disease don't act on early warning signs
As one of the top training companies we are pleased to give back and raise funds to support researchers who are working on breakthrough treatments that save lives and improves survivor recovery.
On June 1st 2014, TrainingFolks came together to show their support for the Becel Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Heart disease has touched the lives of everyone in some form, whether individually or through a family member or friend; 9 out of 10 of us have at least one risk factor for heart disease or stroke.