Raised: $271,354.25 Goal: $224,000.00

PurpleStride Maryland 2017 Presented by Edward J. Friedman Foundation, Inc.

PurpleStride Maryland 2017 was a powerful and inspiring day. Thanks to all of our amazing participants and teams, we have some fantastic news to share — we have met and surpassed our fundraising goal of $224,000! Together, we've raised an amazing $265,000! Thank you for all of your support!

Race results can be found here.

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.

800 South Rolling Road
Baltimore, MD 21228

Event Contact
Ken Cunzeman


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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 is Back!

PurpleStride is back and better than ever! This year, our event will take place on Sunday, 10/08/2017, and will take participants on a lovely route at CCBC-Catonsville.

Register now and join us for a day filled with hope and inspiration to raise funds, awareness and support for pancreatic cancer! Register here.


Event parking will be available in parking lots #7 & #8 at CCBC-Catonsville, please follow the signs once you enter the venue. Visit the Event Details page for more information on the venue, directions, and parking. Learn more.

Special Guest - Chardelle Moore

PurpleStride Maryland warmly welcome special guest, Chardelle Moore, as event emcee! You can view her full bio and information on the Event Details page. Learn more.

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