FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Many North Texans came together in Fort Worth Saturday morning to walk ‘towards a cure for multiple sclerosis.’
The National MS Society event and began at 9 a.m., wrapping around a course near the Trinity River. Walkers could pick from a one mile event or a 5k.
Thousands of dollars were raised through the charity event by a recording breaking number of volunteers, according to a press release.
That money will go toward efforts to find a cure for the more than 2.3 million Americans living with MS.
Some of the cure efforts include life-changing programs and cutting-edge research that takes place at UT Southwestern Medical Center and Southern Methodist University.
If you missed today’s event but are still interested in the cause, you can sign up for ‘Bike MS Sams Club Round-Up Ride’ on April 12 by going to this website.
Here’s a picture from one group of TCU students who attended today’s event:
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