There are 30 lives changed every day in Australia due to being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.
Despite the windy weather, hundreds gathered and donned their best purple colours to raise awareness for the progressive neurological condition.
Now in its 11th year, Sunday morning's A Walk in the Park was a chance to come together to show support for those living with the Parkinson's disease and coordinator Andrew Suggett was thrilled with the turnout.
"We had well over 250 people walking which is terrific," he said.
"I was astounded how many people told me they knew someone with Parkinson's and four people said they had just been diagnosed and wanted some information but felt so supported because of the event. Of course it's not good people have been diagnosed but it's good they know help is here.
"I'm very grateful to all those who came out."
A Walk in the Park was led by Warrnambool mayor Tony Herbert taking and the Warrnambool and District Pipes and Drums.
Purple balloons were handed out and the walk ended with medals for children and people living with Parkinson's and a sausage sizzle from the Rotary Club of Warrnambool.
80,000 people in Australia live with Parkinson's and without a cure raising awareness for the disease is key to helping sufferers.
"This event makes people aware of our support group and shows there are people living with Parkinson's in our community. For these people, this walk is a way to acknowledge the disease and to have a bit of a lift in life," Mr Suggett said.
A Walk in the Park events have been held throughout Victoria and Parkinson's Victoria chief executive Emma Collin said it's important to bring communities together for the cause.
"The event is important on many levels," she said.
"It creates a sense of belonging for people living with Parkinson's, of being part of a community who understand and support each other. It also improves community awareness of the condition and raises vital funds so that we can continue to deliver our much valued services and support."
The aim of the event was not fundraising but donation tins were scattered around the breakwater Pavillion.
"Lots of people were very generous with their money which does mean the support group and easily continue running," Mr Suggett said.
"Next year we'll be back bigger and better."
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