BETHLEHEM TWP., Pa. -

People laced up their sneakers for a special cause.

They took part in the Lehigh Valley Heart and Stroke Walk at Northampton Community College in Bethlehem Township on Sunday.

Organizers say the walk raises awareness about heart disease and stroke survivors.

69 News' own Melanie Falcon was there for the event.

Proceeds will be going to the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.