PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Nearly 2,000 people took to the North Shore for the 31st Annual Pittsburgh Epilepsy Run-Walk.
The event was held at PNC Park to help raise money for research to better treat the disorder.READ MORE: Westmoreland County Leaders Say They're Getting Less Vaccine Than Smaller Counties
It can often cause seizures and affect day-to-day life for those suffering from epilepsy.READ MORE: First Responders At Apparent Hillside Rescue Effort In Forward Township
“It’s important to just raise awareness and let people know there’s no stigma around it,” said Nicole Frattalone of Mars.
The course went around the North Shore and ended with a tailgate party.MORE NEWS: FDA Says Temperature Scanning Devices Used To Detect Coronavirus Are Not Always Accurate
$115,000 were raised for the Epilepsy Association of Western and Central Pennsylvania.