Goal $827,000.00


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PurpleStride Philadelphia 2017

Wage Hope at PurpleStride. The Walk to end pancreatic cancer.

11/04/2017* | Memorial Hall, Fairmount Park** | 163 Days to go!

PurpleStride Philadelphia 2017 is back and better than ever! This year, our 5K run and family-friendly walk will take place on 11/04/2017*, and will take participants on a lovely route at Memorial Hall, Fairmount Park**.
Register now and join us for a day filled with hope and inspiration to raise funds, awareness and support for pancreatic cancer!

***Date and venue pending final approval

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PurpleStride Philadelphia Testimonial

“At events like PurpleStride and Advocacy Day, this community bond runs even deeper as we come together and fight for progress, which is a very special feeling. I am positive that [the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network] will always be a part of my life because of this.”

Ali Chesnick, PurpleStride Participant

PurpleStride Philadelphia Testimonial

“The coming together of our team is always an uplifting experience. In addition, the day is always exhilarating because you get to spend it with all of your purple sisters and brothers...purple loves purple. There is always a connection wherever you go in the world.”

Eileen Wawrzynek, PurpleStride Participant

Important Venue Policy

NO tobacco product(s) may be used at the event site or areas under the Philadelphia Parks and Recreation department. We appreciate your cooperation.

Thank you to the Red Sox, Quincy Mayor, Thomas Koch, & Governor Baker!

Red Sox President, Sam Kennedy, Governor Charlie Baker, and Mayor of Quincy, Thomas Koch, all shaved their heads to raise funds for cancer research in the Saving by Shaving event. A total of $5 million was donated to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Read more about the event here. Wage Hope at PurpleStride. The walk to end pancreatic cancer.

Top Individuals
  1 -  Raised $10,000 Nick Pifani ($16,520.00)
  2 -  Raised $1,000 Kristin McGeeney ($1,000.00)
  3 -  Raised $100 Jen Pifani ($310.00)
  4 -  Raised $100 Jill Jewell ($285.00)
  5 -  Raised $100 Colleen Armstrong ($270.00)
  6 -  Raised $100 Leonard Armstrong ($230.00)
  7 -  Raised $100 Kathleen Ashenfelter ($210.00)
  8 -  Raised $100 antonella arnone ($200.00)
  9 -  Raised $100 William Pifani ($135.00)
  10 -  Raised $100 Janice Mongan ($135.00)
Top Teams
  1 -  Passion Team Challenge Accepted ($18,600.00)
  2 -  FSP - Family and Friends in Memory of Pia ($1,917.00)
  3 -  Kathleen's Crew ($1,170.00)
  4 -  Armstrong's Angels ($985.00)
  5 -  Tom's Gang ($317.00)
  6 -  TEAM ARNONE ($260.00)
  7 -  THE BUNNY HOPPERS ($250.00)
  8 -  Team Boychik ($230.00)
  9 -  Team Guapy ($215.00)
  10 -  Always Frank's Supporters (AFS) ($210.00)

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PurpleStride Philadelphia 2016 Presented by Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University

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