About

When you Wage Hope at PurpleStride Virginia Beach 2020, 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. The run/walk is on the beach boardwalk! There will be a live band playing in Neptune’s Park! Come out and stride with us!

Event Day Schedule

Sunday, 04/19/2020

  • 7 a.m. Registration Opens

  • 8:30 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.


  • 9 a.m. 5K Run/Walk Begins

Location Details


Neptune's Park
31st Street and the Oceanfront
Virginia Beach, VA
23451


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

Parking is available at the 31st Street Garage (209 30th Street) for $2/Hr. or $10/Day. The 31st Street Garage will be open as early as 5 a.m. for event parking.

Additional parking is also available at the 25th Street Garage (336 25th Street) beginning at 7 a.m. for the same rates. Please reference the City of Virginia Beach Resort Area Parking page for more details.

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:   $30
  • Event Day:   $35
  • Participant Type:   Adult Untimed
  • Pre-Event:   $25
  • Event Day:   $30
  • 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:   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: Wed., April 15, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. EST
    Registration will still be available at packet pick-up and on event day.

  • Mail-In Registration: Fri., April 10, 2020
    Your mailed registration form must be received by this date in order to be processed for the event.

  • T-Shirt: Sun., March 29, 2020 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!

  • Running Etc. (1940 Laskin Rd. #302, Virginia Beach, VA 23454)
    Noon to 5 p.m., Saturday, April 18.

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!

Event Contact Information

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