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.

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It can often cause seizures and affect day-to-day life for those suffering from epilepsy.

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“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.

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$115,000 were raised for the Epilepsy Association of Western and Central Pennsylvania.