Raised: $788,815.17 Goal: $827,000.00

PurpleStride Philadelphia 2017 Presented by Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson

PurpleStride Philadelphia was a powerful and inspiring day. Together we raised over $780,000 - thank you for all of your support!

Race results can be found at the link 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.

Memorial Hall, Fairmount Park
43 S Concourse St. (Near the Please Touch Museum)
Philadelphia, PA 19131

Event Contact
Kelly Durkin


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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 Saturday, 11/04/2017, and will take participants on a lovely 5K 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! Register here.

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Packet Pickup

Packet Pickup for PurpleStride Philadelphia will take place at two locations on two separate days:
Road Runner Sports - King of Prussia on Thursday, November 2 from 2:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Memorial Hall, Fairmount Park on Friday, November 3 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Visit the Event Details page for the addresses and directions to the locations for Packet Pickup plus more information. Click here.

ADA Parking & Dropoff

ADA parking will be available near the event village before 6 a.m. It is limited and on a first come, first served basis. Shuttles will be available for pick up at the corner of Belmont Ave and South Concourse for your convenience.

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 PANCAN will always be a part of my life because of this.

Ali Chesnick, Team Captain, Team Boychik