EVERY heart counts

Virtual 5K & 10K • October 24-25, 2020
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Join us on October 24-25 for the 2020 Stanford Medicine MyHeart Counts Virtual 5K & 10K!


The event day livestream will begin on Saturday, October 24 at 9:45 am.








The Stanford Medicine MyHeart Counts Virtual 5K & 10K takes place on October 24-25, 2020 – our annual walk/run celebrating life, heart health, and wellness going virtual this year!

We can’t meet in person for our event this year, but we can still meet face-to-face via technology. Join us live Race Day on Zoom starting at 9:45 am for a warm-up and patient interviews with our Virtual Race day host Dr. Euan Ashley (Director, Stanford Center for Inherited Cardiovascular Disease). Race starts at 10:00 am.

You will be running or walking your own course, and Dr. Ashley will run his 5k live through the beautiful Stanford Campus. Follow along and together we can make a difference.

Participate and raise money for great causes, including:

  • Education and screening programs for heart disease
  • Providing heart disease tests for those in need
  • Advancing cutting-edge research to prevent or cure heart diseases that still take too many, too early


October 24-25, 2020






  • October 24 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am
    Pre-Race LIVE Zoom Event with Warm-Up & Patient Interviews
  • October 24 @ 11:00 am
    Virtual Race Starts


Proceeds from the Stanford Medicine MyHeart Counts Virtual 5K & 10K will support patient care, heart research, and education programs provided by the Stanford Center for Inherited Cardiovascular Disease.

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About the MyHeart Counts App

In March 2015, along with Apple Inc, we launched the MyHeart Counts study, a first-in-the-world research study entirely implemented on the iPhone that within a few weeks became the fastest recruiting study in the world.

With partners, we pioneered a new way to do heart research – one where the participant is at the center, controlling and donating their own data for the betterment of all humankind. Since then the study has grown and grown to return more and more results to participants. We now offer the option of including your genetic data from 23andMe.

As well as signing up for the 5k/10k, if you have an iPhone, we invite you to join the MyHeart Counts study by signing up at the Apple app store here.