About

When you Wage Hope at PurpleStride San Diego 2017 Presented by Halozyme, Inc., the walk to end pancreatic cancer, you join a vibrant community of survivors, impacted families, loved ones, researchers and advocates committed to rewriting the future of this deadly disease. Your fundraising and participation directly funds efforts to help patients and families. Come out and stride with us!

Race results can be found here.

Event Day Schedule

Sunday, 10/08/2017

  • 6:30 a.m. Registration

  • 7:45 a.m. Opening Ceremonies

    The Opening Ceremonies highlight why it’s crucial to take action in this fight, from the words of a survivor or special guest.


  • 8:15 a.m. 5k Run/Walk Begins

Location Details


De Anza Cove at Mission Bay Park
3000 N. Mission Bay Drive
San Diego, CA
92110


Want to train on the route before the event? View the route map for this run/walk.

Please note, due to the race, N. Mission Bay Drive and East Mission Bay Drive between The Hilton Hotel and De Anza Cove parking lot will be closed beginning as early as 7 a.m. There is a possibility access to the parking lot may remain open until 7:30 a.m., but we can’t guarantee it. Please allow plenty of time to get to event site before 7 a.m., and plan around the road closures.
There will be no event parking at the Hilton Hotel.

We love animals just as much as you do! However, due to safety and liability reasons, pets are unfortunately not allowed at Pancreatic Cancer Action Network events. Service animals are, of course, welcome.

Strollers and wheelchairs are absolutely welcome at PurpleStride!

Registration Information

  • Participant Types
  • Pre-Event
  • Event Day
  • Participant Type:   Survivor
  • Pre-Event:   FREE
  • Event Day:   FREE
  • Participant Type:   Adult Timed
  • Pre-Event:   $35
  • Event Day:   $40
  • Participant Type:   Adult Untimed
  • Pre-Event:   $30
  • Event Day:   $35
  • Participant Type:   Youth Timed
  • Pre-Event:   $20
  • Event Day:   $25
  • Participant Type:   Youth Untimed
  • Pre-Event:   $15
  • Event Day:   $20
  • Participant Type:   Virtual Strider
  • Pre-Event:   FREE
  • Event Day:   N/A
  • Participant Type:   Volunteer
  • Pre-Event:   FREE
  • Event Day:   FREE
Click here (PDF) to download the registration form.

A few things to keep in mind:
  • Youth registration is for children ages 3-12. Children ages 2 and younger are not required to register.

  • Your registration fee will count toward your personal fundraising goal, and you’ll receive an email including your registration confirmation and tax information. Please note that registration fees are not tax-deductible.

Register by the dates listed below in order to secure these benefits.

  • Online Registration: Weds., October 4, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. PT
    Registration will still be available at packet pick-up and on event day.

  • Mail-In Registration: Fri., September 29, 2017
    Your mailed registration form must be received by this date in order to be processed for the event.

  • T-Shirt: Sun., September 17, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. PT
    Registration must be processed by this date in order to guarantee an event T-shirt.

Packet Pickup

Beat the lines on event day by picking up your T-shirt at packet pick-up. Registration prices increase on event day, so make sure to invite friends and family to register at this time if they haven’t already done so!

Are you a Captain of a team with five or more members who’d like to pick up packets for your entire team? RSVP in advance so that you get your materials quicker at packet pick-up. If you decide to pick up for your entire team (please, no partial team pick-ups), make sure to let each member know so that there isn’t any confusion!

Special Guests

Dr. Torley joined Halozyme in January 2014 as President and Chief Executive Officer. Throughout her career, Dr. Torley has led several successful product launches, including Kyprolis®, Prolia®, Sensipar®, and Miacalcin®. Prior to joining Halozyme, Dr. Torley served as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer for Onyx Pharmaceuticals (Onyx) from August 2011 to December 2013 overseeing the collaboration with Bayer on Nexavar® and Stivarga®and the U.S. launch of Kyprolis. She was responsible for the development of Onyx's commercial capabilities in ex-US markets and in particular, in Europe.

Prior to Onyx, Dr. Torley spent 10 years in management positions at Amgen Inc., most recently serving as Vice President and General Manager of the US Nephrology Business Unit from 2003 to 2009 and the U.S. Bone Health Business Unit from 2009 to 2011. From 1997 to 2002, she held various senior management positions at Bristol-Myers Squibb, including Regional Vice President of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Sales and Head of Cardiovascular Global Marketing. She began her career at Sandoz/Novartis, where she ultimately served as Vice President of Medical Affairs, developing and conducting post-marketing clinical studies across all therapeutic areas, including oncology.

Before joining the industry, Dr. Torley was in medical practice as a senior registrar in rheumatology at the Royal Infirmary in Glasgow, Scotland. Dr. Torley received her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degrees (M.B. Ch.B.) from the University of Glasgow and is a Member of the Royal College of Physicians (M.R.C.P). She is a member of the Health Section Governing Board of BIO, the biotechnology innovation organization, and chair of BIO’s Workforce Development, Diversity and Inclusion committee.

Event Contact Information

Still have questions or want to find out more? We’re here to help! Contact the appropriate individuals below.