Thousands walked to promote heart health in Columbus Saturday morning.
10TV's Kristyn Hartman emceed and participated in the American Heart Association's Central Ohio Heart Walk at the Columbus Commons.
Heart disease is the number one killer of Americans.
The money raised for heart disease research could ultimately help you or someone in your family.
"You don't have to run, you just walk. And, if people walked every day, it would prevent a lot of heart disease and stroke," said participant Cathy Hulse.
According to the American Heart Association Website, Saturday's event raised $1.3 Million for heart disease and stroke research.