SCADaddle for Research: Hobart

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The SCADaddle for Research is a 5km walk starting and finishing at Cornelian Bay in Hobart, Tasmania on Sunday, 28 October 2018 to raise awareness and much needed research funds to solve the mystery of SCAD!

Walkers will meet from 9am and from 10am will walk from Cornelian Bay in Hobart to the Botanic Gardens, followed by a picnic for those who can stay.

What is SCAD? Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection is an uncommon emergency heart condition that occurs when a tear forms in one of the blood vessels in the heart, causing a heart attack or sudden death. SCAD heart attacks typically occur in people with no standard risk factors for heart attack, the average age of patients is just 42 and 80% of sufferers are women.

Distances/Events

5km

The philosophy of the Masters movement isĀ participation. Come along and enjoy yourself in running, walking, throwing and jumping. While membership is restricted to those over 30, children or grandchildren of members are most welcome to participate with us. Only financial members are eligible for Championships however.