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A couple of weeks ago while I was at Stanford having my annual cardiac check up I saw posters for this 10K/5K that supports the Congenital Heart Clinic at Stanford. I have had two open heart surgeries and about four years ago was told that they were concerned about my Pulmonary Valve and they wanted to do additional annual tests to monitor its performance. I am grateful that in four years of monitoring my valve has not deteriorated past the original base line test results. Currently the surgery I would need to replace the valve would involve a full chest crack, making it my third. I was excited to learn at my appointment in January that Stanford, along with about 20 other hospitals nationwide, is testing an hour glass shaped valve that can be placed without a chest crack. I am walking, maybe some jogging, the 5K to support the work Stanford is doing and for my heart. I would love to have your support as I walk for hearts.

Donate to help Kelsey raise money for 2017 RACING HEARTS 5K/10K’s fundraising campaign.

Recent donors

Donation date Donor name Donation amount
Mar 25 Anonymous $50.00
Mar 25 Kenneth Colson $50.00
Mar 25 Nancy Claunch Good Luck tomorrow! Sorry I'm so late with the donation! $40.00
Mar 21 Andrew Sutterfield $25.00
Mar 21 Nicole Perotti $50.00
Feb 22 Anonymous $40.00
Feb 08 Anonymous Undisclosed amount
Feb 08 Elizabeth Sadlier $25.00
Feb 08 Victoria Horvatich $30.00