The Start! Walking program was launched by Southern Illinois Healthcare in collaboration with the American Heart Association to provide to a nice place to walk at local parks and paths across the community. Just look for signs with the green Start!
This flat course is a 0.6-mile paved walking surface.
This trail is located just behind Heartland Regional Medical Center at the Southeast corner off Route 13 and Old Bainbridge Trail. Turn left at the second entrance and drive to the back. Park in the employee lot near the 2-acre pond.
Walkers, joggers, and runners welcome. This path is also pet friendly!
Community – Join a local fundraiser! The Southern Illinois Heart Walk and the Rockin’ Docs 5K Run/Walk both benefit the American Heart Association.
Hours – Usage of the path during daylight hours is recommend as there is no lighting for nighttime walkers.