The Florida Department of Health in Citrus County (DOH-Citrus) hosted the eighth annual Save a Heart World Heart Day 5K on Saturday, Sept. 24, at Whispering Pines Park. For the first time, the event was a hybrid event with both in-person and virtual participation options.

The highlight of the event were the special appearances of Florida’s Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez, who handed out finisher medals to participants at the finish line, and Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo who ran in the event, competing against more than 250 runners.

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