The annual Heart Walk was held Thursday night at Liberty Park along Erie's bayfront.

The event raises money and awareness to fight heart disease and stroke.

Those who participated in the walk joined a million "Heart Walk Heroes" from across the nation, raising funds for lifesaving science.

Erie News Now Sunrise Anchor, Kara Coleman, emceed the festivities before the walk got underway.

This Erie event raised over $107,000 for the American Heart Association's work.