About PanCAN PurpleStride

“I encourage anyone who has been touched by pancreatic cancer, knows someone who has or just wants to support the fight against pancreatic cancer, to join us at PanCAN PurpleStride!”
— Marquesa Murray, Strider & Caregiver

Local action. Nationwide impact. This is PanCAN PurpleStride, the ultimate walk to end pancreatic cancer!

On Saturday, April 26, 2025, take steps with survivors, families, caregivers, friends, physicians and researchers at our biggest fundraising event of the year. Every dollar you raise will help create a world where everyone affected by pancreatic cancer will thrive.

“I will walk in hopes the money we raise will help extend my life and allow me to teach my grandson about faith, hope and perseverance!”
— Maryanne Winchester, Survivor & Strider

PanCAN PurpleStride is an inspirational day to celebrate survivors, honor those we lost and turn the nation purple! The energy is electric, and there's a real sense of hope and community. It’s a reminder that we’re all in this fight together, making a difference one step at a time.

Check out the event village, grab a snack, tell us why you Stride by writing on the tribute wall, take pictures with your family and friends in the photo area, and be inspired during the opening ceremony before you set off on the ultimate walk to end pancreatic cancer.

Attend an event in nearly 60 locations nationwide to support and honor everyone affected by the disease. It’s a family-friendly day filled with fun, hope and the power of community. Join us by registering for free today!

No PurpleStride in your area? Take steps to end pancreatic cancer your own way by registering for ###PanCAN PurpleStride USA### and seeing our recommendations for planning your own day.

You can register for free as an individual Strider, a Strider joining an existing team, or a Team Captain. Returning Team Captains can even bring back your teams from last year!

Your participation and fundraising help those affected by pancreatic cancer in your area by:

  • Offering free, personalized support and resources through PanCAN Patient Services.
  • Providing molecular testing and personalized treatment recommendations at no cost through PanCAN's Know Your Tumor.
  • Supporting PanCAN’s research priorities of finding early detection methods and new treatments.
  • Creating hope – because a five-year survival rate of 13% is just not acceptable.

Don’t miss a single step. Register for free now!

A world where everyone affected by pancreatic cancer thrives starts with YOU! Your participation and fundraising keep PanCAN’s vital programs running so no one has to navigate this journey on their own. Thank you!

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Local action. Nationwide impact. This is PanCAN PurpleStride, the ultimate walk to end pancreatic cancer!

On April 27, 2024, pancreatic cancer survivors, families, caregivers, researchers and supporters took steps together at nearly 60 PurpleStride events across the nation to honor everyone affected by the disease.

PurpleStride is PanCAN’s biggest fundraising event of the year. Your participation and fundraising support essential research and vital programs like free support, information and resources from PanCAN Patient Services.

You can still change the lives of pancreatic cancer patients through your PurpleStride fundraising. You have until June 30 to donate to your local event, a team, or a participant.

JOIN US AT PURPLESTRIDE!