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  • SCAD Heart Attack Awareness Week Feb. 17-23, 2019


    February, known for love, Valentine hearts and American Heart Month, seems like the perfect time for SCAD Heart Attack Awareness Week. We are counting on you to help raise awareness about SCAD. This year, for the second annual SCAD Heart Attack Awareness Week we decided to create a handout focused on the first line of […]

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  • Eighth National/Chicago area 5K SCADaddle© Registration Now Open!


    Don’t miss out! Join us on Saturday June 8, 2019 for our chip timed SCADaddle© Run/Walk at Danada Forest Preserve on a 5K USATF certified trail in Wheaton IL, a Chicago suburb. You won’t be disappointed! All runners/walkers will be timed. Awards will be given to overall winner male and female. Medals/recognition will be given […]

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  • Second Annual SW Florida 5K SCADaddle© Registration Now Open!


    Join us on Friday March 29 for our chip timed SCADaddle Sunset Run/Walk at Payne Park in Sarasota, a vacation destination! The two lap course runs through and around the park on a varied terrain of crushed cinder, concrete sidewalk and grass. All runners will be timed. Awards will be given to overall winner male […]

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Are you a SCAD survivor? Has SCAD affected your family or friends? Let your voice be heard! You can use the "Tell Your Story" link below to submit your information and it will be posted in the blog section of the website (see "Read Stories"). Or, tell your story in a video and send it to us by email. Short (2-3 minute) videos will be posted on our youtube channel.

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