(St. Cloud, MN)--The Walk to Beat ALS 2022 took place in cities all across the state of Minnesota.

(take video starting at :00 to :33 found at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hAgShoF4SAU

The walks were held in the Twin Cities, Mankato, Rochester, and locally in St. Cloud for central and west central Minnesota.  The walk is designed to raise aware of ALS but also to raise funds for those dealing with ALS and their families.

The event raised over $775,000 across the state of Minnesota.

ALS, or Lou Gehrig's Disease, affects the nerve cells that control voluntary muscle movements such as walking and talking (motor neurons). ALS causes the motor neurons to gradually deteriorate, and then die.