When you Wage Hope at PurpleStride Iowa 2017, 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!
The Opening Ceremonies highlight why it’s crucial to take action in this fight, from the words of a survivor or special guest.
Raccoon River Park
2500 Grand Avenue
West Des Moines, IA
Parking available on site at Raccoon River Park (Please no parking at softball fields!).
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!
Register by the dates listed below in order to secure these benefits.
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!
Iowa native Sabrina Ahmed anchors Good Morning Iowa weekdays on Local 5 News and co-anchors This Week in Iowa Sunday mornings.
One of seven kids, Sabrina grew up in West Des Moines and graduated from Valley High School. She enjoys supporting our community and sharing its stories. Earlier this year Sabrina shared the story, “Iowans Moving for Medicine.” The piece opened eyes to the real restriction of our current medicinal laws. The story won a Regional Edward R. Murrow Award.
You may view her full bio here.
Still have questions or want to find out more? We’re here to help! Contact the appropriate individuals below.