2012 Heart Run & Walk total tops last year


UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The 2012 edition of America's Greatest Heart & Walk was another successful one for the American Heart Association. More than $1.1 million was raised to combat heart disease.

The annual event takes place on the campus of Utica College. The Clark Athletic Center acts as the hub for all events.

The grand total tallied up at $1,102,201, which tops last year's total by about $2,000.

NEWSChannel 2, along with the Bassett Healthcare Network, presented their annual Heart Telethon, raising about $70,003.