SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - Hundreds of walkers, runners, and volunteers participated in the annual Miracle Babies 5K Run and Walk.

This is the event's 7th year and it was held at Embarcadero Marina Park South.

Miracle Babies raises funds for families with newborns in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Some preemies have to spend weeks, even months in the NICU and the hardships some of their families face are severe and can be life altering.

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