PITTSBURGH (KDKA)- The American Heart Association is urging everyone to take a break and go for a walk today.

It’s National Walking Day.

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The American Heart Association is hosting a walk in downtown Pittsburgh today at noon. The walk starts at Four Gateway Center.

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The association says physical activities like walking can greatly reduce your risk of heart disease.

You can pick up a free tool kit for National Walking Day, or just check out the other events going on around town, by going to the American Heart Association’s website.

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