SCADaddle for Research: Launceston

Sunday, 29 April 2018

2 Invermay Rd, Invermay, TAS

Run/Walk Road/Path/Park Short 5K

The SCADaddle for Research is a 5km walk in Launceston, Tasmania on Sunday, 29 April 2018 to raise awareness and much needed research funds to solve the mystery of SCAD!

In this first ever Launceston 5k SCADaddle for Research, walkers will meet from 9am, and from 10am will walk from the boardwalk at Inveresk, looping through Heritage forest on a flat walking path, 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.

Series

SCADaddle for Research
- Next in series (17 June 2018)

Distances/Events

5km

Location map

This event starts from the boardwalk at Inveresk.

Note: map location may be approximate.

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