Neil’s Walk

July 12th, 2014, 8:58 pm

3 Kilometers. 1.86 miles for those non-metric folks :-)

Take a stroll with us through beautiful candle-lit streets and rousing finish inside J. Fred Johnson Stadium. All money raised through this event goes to the Neil Danehy Heart Foundation, founded in memory of Neil Danehy.


Neil Danehy Heart Foundation

On July 2, 2005 Neil died suddenly from a fatal heart attack, just two weeks after his 50th birthday. His wife and daughters lost a kind and loving husband and father, and the community lost a tireless volunteer. Because Neil touched so many people through his years of community and church involvement, the Neil Danehy Heart Foundation was formed to educate the community about heart-related illnesses. Every dollar raised through the Foundation stays in the Tri-Cities area. From educational seminars, free to the public CPR classes, to the purchase of portable defibrillators to be placed in public venues – every effort focuses on the heart health of those in this region.


Watch Video Footage from Neil’s Walk 2012

 Video production by Bill McSpadden

Neils Walk 2012 Video




All Neil’s Walk participants will receive a high-quality Neil’s Walk shirt designed by Myra Danehy. Those who pre-register by July 10th are guaranteed a shirt (we will try to reserve proper sizes). Those who register after July 10th will receive shirts as supplies last. Live, Dream, Walk, Give!


Neil’s Walk is presented by:

Wellmont CVAEastman Credit Union