About

When you Wage Hope at PurpleStride San Antonio 2019, 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!

Memory/Honor Signs: Do you want to include a sign to honor your loved one along the PurpleStride route? To make this happen, please click here for the template. Take this template and visit Staples, Office Max or a local printer to have it customized by adding photo(s) and text. Most printers turnaround times are typically a 2-5 days. Once complete, we ask that you drop off your sign to the PurpleStride planning team at Packet pick up the two days leading up to the event. Location and time of packet pickup will be updated as soon as it is finalized. If you have any questions, please contact Victoria Rodulfo at vrodulfo@pancanvolunteer.org.

Event Day Schedule

Saturday, 11/16/2019

  • 6:30 a.m. Registration Opens

  • 7:30 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 a.m. Run/Walk Begins

Location Details


Six Flags Fiesta Texas
17000 IH-10 West
San Antonio, TX
78257


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

Parking is available within Six Flags parking lot.

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 (5k)
  • Pre-Event:   $30
  • Event Day:   $35
  • Participant Type:   Adult Untimed (5k or 1-mile)
  • Pre-Event:   $25
  • Event Day:   $30
  • Participant Type:   Youth Timed (5k)
  • Pre-Event:   $15
  • Event Day:   $20
  • Participant Type:   Youth Untimed (5k or 1-mile)
  • 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 want to register by mail, download this form.

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

  • Online Registration: Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 11:59 CST
    Registration will still be available at packet pick-up and on event day.

  • Mail-In Registration: Friday, November 8, 2019
    Your mailed registration form must be received by this date in order to be processed for the event.

  • T-Shirt: Sunday, October 27, 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 Guests

Chris Sandahl has been a top producing real estate agent and broker for over a decade. During that time, he has trained, mentored, and coached many real estate agents. Chris completed his coaching education at CoachU and is in the process of reaching advanced certification with the International Coach Federation. In 2014 Chris opened up his own real estate company with his wife Rachael Sandahl. While Chris and Rachael are generational business owners they are most proud of the family they have built together. In 2012 Chris published a book about fatherhood called “Babies Can Smell Fear” which won a Mom’s Choice Award for Parenting Humor. Chris is a regularly booked speaker and guest on local TV programming as a real estate, parenting and lifestyle expert. In 2017 Chris developed and hosted a TV segment called “Living Large,” which became a reoccurring segment on WOAI’s “San Antonio Living.”

Emily Baucum is an EMMY Award-winning journalist who joined News 4 in March 2012. She was born and raised in San Antonio. She graduated high school from Keystone School in the historic Monte Vista neighborhood. Emily then attended Northwestern University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from the Medill School of Journalism, with a second major in political science. Emily's also reported for TV stations in Tulsa, OK; Springfield, MO; and Lansing, MI. Her career started behind the camera as a freelance field producer at CNN's Chicago bureau.

Event Contact Information

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