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LIVE INTERVIEW: Son honoring father who died from heart condition with 5k walk and run

LIVE INTERVIEW: Son discusses 5k heart walk & run in memory of father, Dorsett Houston
LIVE INTERVIEW: Son discusses 5k heart walk & run in memory of father, Dorsett Houston
Published: Feb. 22, 2022 at 6:53 AM CST|Updated: Feb. 25, 2022 at 2:34 PM CST
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - February is Heart Health Month.

The term heart disease refers to several types of heart conditions, including coronary artery disease and heart attacks.

One family is remembering a father gone too soon. Dorsett Houston was just 40 years old when he passed away from a heart condition after a heart transplant. His son, with the help of family, is hosting a 5k heart walk and run in memory of his father.

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Watch the live interview with Dorsett’s son, Peyton Houston, below.

The 5k walk and run in memory of Dorsett is schedule for Saturday, Feb. 26 at Oak Park Elementary in the gym. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the race begins at 9 a.m. Proceeds will be donated to the American Heart Association. The race was originally scheduled to take place at Huntington High School, but was moved due to rain.

Also at the event, two scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors in Caddo or Bossier parishes.

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