Raised: $201,230.27 Goal: $236,000.00

PurpleStride Pittsburgh 2018 Presented by HM Insurance Group

Online registration is now closed. You may still register in person at packet pick-up or on event day.

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.

Schenley Oval Sportsplex
1 Overlook Dr
Pittsburgh, PA 15207

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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.

Editor’s Note: Todd lost his fight with pancreatic cancer, but his story continues to inspire others to Demand Better for patients and their families.

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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 Saturday, 10/13/2018, and will take participants on a lovely route at Schenley Oval Sportsplex.

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

Team Captain Rally

Join us at PurpleStride Pittsburgh's Team Captain Rally to hear about this year's event including our new venue, a new incentive prize, and a chance to win prizes at the rally.Couch Brewery will donate $1 to PurpleStride Pittsburgh for every drink sold. Appetizers and light snacks will be provided.

Thursday, July 26 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Couch Brewery (1351 Washington Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15206).

To RSVP and for more information, contact Andrea Bauer-Kuczma at abauer-kuczma@pancanvolunteer.org.

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