Allentown 5K benefits National Alliance on Mental Illness

Posted: 6:26 PM EDT Aug 31, 2013

Folks pounded the pavement in Allentown today for a very good cause.

Runners were hitting their stride at a special 5K Memorial Run.

All of the proceeds from the race will go to support the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

Organizers say they want to help build better lives for those who are battling a mental illness.