VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) - Crowds headed to the Oceanfront Sunday for the annual JT Walk and Beach Party. Participants helped raise money and awareness in the fight against ALS.
The walk is on pace to raise more than a million dollars for ALS research and services.
WAVY-TV 10’s Bruce Rader was there to encourage walkers along the way.
The walk is named after Josh Thompson, who could often be seen surfing at the Oceanfront before his diagnosis in 2006.
Along the boardwalk, kids enjoyed live music, bouncy houses, and King Neptune's treasure hunt with more than $10,000 in prizes.
In the past, proceeds from the walk have helped build JT's Grommet Island Beach Park and Playground for everyone to enjoy.
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