Nearly 500 Take To The Pavement To Beat Alzheimer's

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- Alzheimer's is the nation's sixth leading cause of death and today dozens hit the pavement in the Capital City to beat
the disease.

Nearly 500 participants began their journey at First Lutheran Church for the Alzheimer's Association Walk To End Alzheimer's.

Family, friends and co-workers of those affected by the disease, along with 13's own Chris Fisher, enjoyed a one mile walk or two mile run, while the Topeka High Drum Line kept everyone in rhythm.

The funds raised from Saturday's event will provide care and support services to the 50,000 Northeast Kansas residents living with Alzheimer's