About

PurpleStride Las Vegas is celebrating its 5th Anniversary!

When you Wage Hope at PurpleStride Las Vegas 2019 Presented by Anderson Dairy and OptumCare Cancer Care, 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 5K run/walk!

Event Day Schedule

Saturday, 03/23/2019

  • 7:30 a.m. Registration

  • 8:15 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.


  • 9 a.m. Run/Walk Begins

  • 10 a.m. Closing Ceremonies

Location Details


The Green at Town Square Las Vegas
6587 North Street
Las Vegas, NV
89119


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

Ample parking available in lots and structures within Town Square. Click here for a detailed map.

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:   $15
  • Event Day:   $20
  • Participant Type:   Youth Untimed
  • Pre-Event:   $10
  • Event Day:   $15
  • Participant Type:   Virtual Strider
  • Pre-Event:   $10
  • 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 want to register by mail, download this form.

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

  • Online Registration: Wed., March 20, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. PST
    Registration will still be available at packet pick-up and on event day.

  • Mail-In Registration: Fri., March 15, 2019
    Your mailed registration form must be received by this date in order to be processed for the event.

  • T-Shirt: Sun., March 3, 2019 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!


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 Guest

Big D began his radio career in 2004 in St. Cloud, Minnesota, an hour north of his hometown of Minneapolis. D, which is what most of his friends and co-workers refer to him as, can be heard weekdays 3pm-7pm on 95.5 The Bull! D also spent time in LaCrosse, Wisconsin. He is dedicated to building successful relationships with clients and their businesses. Throughout his radio career, D has also emceed various large-scale events, including concerts in sold out arenas, professional sporting events and more. He is very passionate about entertaining the audience. Away from work you can find Big D spending time with his wife, 3 year old daughter and their small army of dogs. D married his wife Leah in 2006 and they had their first child in 2011 and welcomed their son in July 2015! You can most often catch Big D and his family playing at the park, walking their dogs, heading to a movie or local sporting event, or just exploring Las Vegas! Big D is dedicating his involvement to PurpleStride Las Vegas to his second dad, Dave Zalusky, who lost his battle to pancreatic cancer in 2015.

Event Contact Information

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