Rutherford Heart Walk exceeds goal for 2017 raising $150,000

The American Heart Association Rutherford Heart Walk 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – More than 1,000 walkers laced up their shoes this Saturday for the American Heart Association’s annual Heart Walk in Rutherford County.

The event was held at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro and hosted by News 2 Good Morning Nashville anchor Nikki Burdine.

Meteorologist Jeff Morrow and Good Morning Nashville co-anchor Nikki Burdine at The American Heart Association Rutherford Heart Walk 2017

The goal of raising $135,000 was exceeded by $15,000, according to Heart Association officials.

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News 2 Meteorologist Jeff Morrow and journalist Larry Flowers were also on hand to lend support to the walk.