A cardiologist with the Providence Heart and Vascular Institute is leading the Providence Heart to Start 5K Challenge.
The challenge is a training program designed to prepare participants for the Heart Breaker 5K on Feb. 9 at Liberty High School in Hillsboro.
Dr. James Beckerman will host weekly training runs and walks beginning Tuesday, Dec. 4. The training events will take place at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays at Duniway Park, Southwest Sixth Avenue and Sheridan Street in Portland.
To get started, visit http://www.providenceoregon.org/healthyheart to download the training schedule and learn more about the program.