Heart disease is New Zealand’s single biggest killer, claiming the life of more than one person every 90 minutes. Many of these deaths are premature and preventable.

We are the official charity for Wellington Marathon raising over $100,000 in the last 13 years, we still need your support to continue our life-saving work in prevention, research and rehabilitation.

Join our Heart Racer team on Sunday 30 June at Wellington Marathon 2019 and you will be helping us raise vital funds.

So what are you waiting for? Join our Heart Racer team today!

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The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation is New Zealand's heart health charity leading the fight against heart disease. We are committed to funding vital research, promoting heart-healthy lifestyles and advancing cardiac care in this country.

The Heart Foundation’s mission is to stop New Zealanders dying prematurely of heart disease and help people with heart disease to live full and productive lives.

The Heart Foundation is the leading independent funder of heart research in New Zealand. Since 1968, thanks to the support of people like you, we have invested more than $70 million into vital world-class research projects and training opportunities that investigate the causes, management and prevention of heart disease.

Since our inception heart disease rates have fallen considerably but despite these tremendous advances, heart disease is still claiming more than one life every 90 minutes. With your help we can continue the fight against heart disease – New Zealand’s biggest killer.

The National Heart Foundation of New Zealand is a registered charity under the Charities Act 2005, registration number CC23052.

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