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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Parkinson’s Foundation of Western Pennsylvania hosted a 5K walk on Saturday.

Photo Credit: Tim Lawson\KDKA

The walk, called Step Forward, was a community festival that brought over 1,000 people in the community together. Activities included a climbing wall, a children’s baton relay, a caricature artist and face painting, balloon animals, animal friends’ therapy dogs, team tailgating and food trucks.

Photo Credit: Tim Lawson\KDKA

The race will began at 8 a.m. at Highland Park and proceeded around Highland Park Reservoir, closing Reservoir Drive.

Photo Credit: Tim Lawson\KDKA

According to The Parkinson’s Foundation of Western Pennsylvania, all gifts are going directly to providing free or highly subsidized programs and services in the area.

Photo Credit: Tim Lawson\KDKA

KDKA-TV’s Rick Dayton was the emcee for the event.