When you Wage Hope at PurpleStride Chicago 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. Come out and stride with us!

Event Day Schedule

Saturday, 06/27/2020

  • 8:30 a.m. Registration Opens

  • 10 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.

  • 10:30 a.m. Run/Walk Begins

Location Details

Soldier Field
1410 Museum Campus Dr.
Chicago, IL

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

Soldier Field parking can be found just south of the field. The entrance is off of 18th Drive/Museum Campus Drive. Parking is $20/vehicle. ADA drop-off available on Museum Campus Dr. near E. Waldron Dr.

Again, we encourage carpooling when possible!

Public Transit Information

If you'd prefer to take public transit, the following are nearby stops/lines:

  • 18th Street Metro Station
  • Roosevelt station for the Green/Orange/Red CTA lines

Walk 20 minutes or transfer to the 130/146 bus to Soldier Field & Field Museum stop.

Please note, certain routes do not run at all times. Plan your trip on the web using Google Transit to make sure your preferred route will be running.

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:   FREE
  • Event Day:   FREE
  • Participant Type:   Adult Untimed
  • Pre-Event:   FREE
  • Event Day:   FREE
  • Participant Type:   Youth Timed
  • Pre-Event:   FREE
  • Event Day:   FREE
  • Participant Type:   Youth Untimed
  • Pre-Event:   FREE
  • Event Day:   FREE
  • 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.

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

  • Online Registration: Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. CST
    Registration will still be available at packet pick-up and on event day.

  • Mail-In Registration: Friday, June 19, 2020
    Your mailed registration form must be received by this date in order to be processed for the event.

  • T-Shirt: Sunday, June 7, 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!
We will post more information 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.