Annual walk to support neurofibromatosis research held at Deep Run Park in Henrico

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — 8News’ Kerri O’Brien emceed this year’s NF Walk at Deep Run Park in Henrico County.

The walk supports research for neurofibromatosis, a disease that causes tumors to grow on nerves.

The disorder can lead to blindness, deafness, cancer and many other debilitating conditions.

Today’s event raised more than $17,000.

Check here for more information about today’s walk.

Check here for more information about neurofibromatosis.

And check here for more information about the Children’s Tumor Foundation, who helped put on the event.

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