Raised: $236,904.02 Goal: $245,000.00

PurpleStride Pittsburgh 2017 Presented by HM Insurance Group

PurpleStride Pittsburgh was a powerful and inspiring day. Together we raised over $236,000 - thank you for all of your support!

PurpleStride walks are among the largest sources of funding for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. When you Wage Hope at PurpleStride, you join a vibrant community of survivors, impacted families, loved ones, researchers and advocates committed to rewriting the future of this deadly disease. Learn more.

North Shore Riverfront Park, Great Lawn
Art Rooney Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Event Contact
Sharon Darby


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About PurpleStride 

PurpleStride is one of the largest sources of funding for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.

Through fundraisers across the country we are able to make strides to advance research, continue to serve more and more patients, and be the leading provider of pancreatic cancer services and information in the world. Learn more.

Scientific Research

Scientific Research

We push research forward through our nationally acclaimed grants program and clinical initiatives.

Patient Services

Patient Services

We connect patients with the latest treatment options and provide in-depth disease information.

Government Advocacy

Government Advocacy

We advocate for legislative support from Congress to increase federal research funding.

Community Engagement

Community Engagement

We lead and activate communities across the globe for our cause.

Strider Stories 

It was by pure chance that I went to the emergency room one day in May. Who knew what I thought was “gas pain” would change my life forever.

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In 1989, Todd Horne lost his mother to the disease. Then in 2015, Todd was diagnosed with stage II pancreatic cancer.

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We stride because it's what "Papa Z" would have done. Creating Team Papa Z has been one of the best decisions I've ever made.

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Event Updates 
PurpleStride News Coverage!

PurpleStride Pittsburgh's event was featured on CBS. Read the full story and watch the video at the link here.


Tami Haslett of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network's Pittsburgh Affiliate was interviewed on Comcast to discuss the critical need to fund pancreatic cancer research and raise awareness for the cause. Click here to view the video.

Race Results

Results from the race can be found through the following link here.*
*Results will become available after the event.

Pittsburgh Photos

Photos from PurpleStride Pittsburgh can be found on the Event Photos page under the Event Info tab. You may view them through the following link here.

We stride to make sure that other people have a chance, because a five year survival rate of 9 percent is unacceptable and because it's what "Papa Z" would have done.

Allison Zalesny, PurpleStride Fundraiser