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ALLENTOWN, Pa. -
Hundreds put their feet to the street in Allentown on Saturday to defeat ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease.The walk was held at Coca-Cola Park, and all the money raised will go toward research and community-based patient service programs for those battling ALS.It's a progressive motor neuron disease, which causes patients to eventually lose control of all voluntary muscles on their body.Watch the clip from WFMZ here: http://www.wfmz.com/news/news-regional-lehighvalley/Walkers-try-to-stomp-out-ALS/-/132502/3988148/-/3p88bez/-/index.html.To sign up for a Walk to Defeat ALS® near you, contact Allison Walker at Allison@alsphiladlphia.org
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