When you Wage Hope at PurpleStride Boston 2018, 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 at our 1-mile walk!

Event Day Schedule

Sunday, 11/04/2018

  • 10 a.m. Registration

  • 11 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.

  • 11:30 a.m. 1-Mile Walk Begins

Location Details

Boston Common Parkman Bandstand
131 Tremont St
Boston, MA

Want to train on the route before the event? We'll post the route map here as we get closer to the event.

Boston Common Parking Garage
Zero Charles Street
Boston, MA 02116
For driving directions to Boston Common and the parking garage, click here.

Please click here to view the most up-to-date Weekend Rates*.

  • 1 - 3 Hours: $14
  • Over 3 Hours (until 8 a.m.): $18
  • Cash or card is accepted.
  • Enter after 6 a.m. on Saturday or Sunday and exit by 8 a.m. the next morning.

*Please note prices are subject to change

Due to limited number of spaces in the Boston Common Parking Garage, we recommend that participants carpool or take public transportation.

The following metro lines run and have stations in proximity to the venue:

  • MBTA Green Line exit Park Street or Boylston stations
  • MBTA Red Line exit Park Street station
  • MBTA Silver Line exit Boylston Street station

Due to limited number of spaces in the Boston Common Parking Garage, we recommend that participants carpool or take public transportation

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 Untimed
  • Pre-Event:   $25
  • Event Day:   $30
  • Participant Type:   Youth Untimed
  • Pre-Event:   $10
  • Event Day:   $15
  • Participant Type:   Virtual Strider
  • Pre-Event:   FREE
  • Event Day:   N/A
  • Participant Type:   Volunteer
  • Pre-Event:   FREE
  • Event Day:   FREE

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.

  • If you would like to mail in your registration, download this form.

*Please note that PurpleStride Boston is a 1-mile walk.

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

  • Online Registration: Wed., October 31, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. EST
    Registration will still be available at packet pick-up and on event day.

  • Mail-In Registration: Fri., October 26, 2018
    Your mailed registration form must be received by this date in order to be processed for the event.

  • T-Shirt: Sun., October 14, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. PST
    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! We'll post more information here as we get closer to the event.

Event Contact Information

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