Hundreds walk for arthritis, raise thousands

250 people walked to raise $60,000 to help those suffering from a disease that affects one in four Michiganders.

University of Michigan-Flint hosted an arthritis walk today to support programs, services and research to benefit people with arthritis.

The walk honored a 12-year-old Fiona Caughey who suffers from Polyarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.

Walk organizers say they want people to know that the disease has no limits.

"What most people don't understand is they think of arthritis as an inevitable condition of aging," said Michelle Glazier, regional Vice President of the Michigan Arthritis Foundation.

After the walk, people enjoyed massages being offered by Baker College students.