Event Details



Freedom Plaza
Pennsylvania Avenue NW (between 13th & 14th Streets)
Washington D.C., 20004


Find directions to the venue here.

Route Map

Want to get familiar with the route before the event? Check out the route here. All routes will be family‑friendly and will have options for those who wish to take a shorter, lighter stroll.


Ridesharing or use of public transporation are recommended.

Paid parking is available at the Ronald Reagan Building parking structure.

  • The parking structure opens at 3:00 a.m.
  • The cost is $15 per vehicle
  • Access to the garage is available via 14th Street (north and south)
  • Please note you will need photo identification and your vehicle will be scanned
  • For more information and a map, please visit https://rrbitc.com/parking/


We love animals just as much as you do! However, due to safety and liability reasons, pets are not allowed at Pancreatic Cancer Action Network events. Service animals are welcome.

Strollers and Wheelchairs

Strollers and wheelchairs are welcome at PurpleStride!


Register for free today and kickstart your fundraising! Raise or make a personal donation of $50 or more to get a PurpleStride T-shirt. Raise $1,000 or more to become a Grand Club member and get an exclusive gift.

  • Participant Types
  • Registration Fee
  • Participant Type:   Participant — Timed
  • Registration Fee:   FREE
  • Participant Type:   Participant — Untimed
  • Registration Fee:   FREE
  • Participant Type:   Survivor
  • Registration Fee:   FREE
  • Participant Type:   Volunteer
  • Registration Fee:   FREE




Everyone who registered and raised or made a personal donation of $50 or more by April 10 will receive a PanCAN PurpleStride T-shirt! Those who raised $50 by April 10 can pick up their T-shirts on Friday, April 29 at Freedom Plaza from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. or on Saturday, April 30 at the T‑shirt Tent in the event village.

All pancreatic cancer survivors who register for PurpleStride are eligible to receive a special survivor T-shirt and no fundraising minimum is required.


Alexa Landestoy

In July 2019, Alexa made the move across country to Washington DC to become co-host of “DC Sports Live“, a multi platform sports talk and entertainment program, for NBC Sports Washington.

In 2021, Alexa began her new role with NBC Sports Washington as host of the Washington Capitals Pre/Post game shows.

Alan May

Alan May serves as the analyst for NBC Sports’ Washington Capitals pregame and postgame shows, Capitals Central and Capitals Postgame Live. He also regularly contributes to coverage as an ice-level analyst.

A 15-year veteran of professional hockey as a player and coach, May joined NBC Sports in 2009 to cover his former team. His other broadcasting experience includes work as an analyst for the NHL Network and game-day coverage for the Dallas Stars’ radio flagship, as well as various national and local radio programs.

May played 12 seasons of professional hockey, including five seasons with the Capitals from 1989-90 to 1993-94. In 345 games with Washington, he recorded 27 goals and 42 assists for 69 points and amassed 1,189 penalty minutes, which ranks him fourth on the team’s all-time list. He also appeared in 39 playoff games for the Capitals, including the team’s trip to the Wales Conference Finals in 1990. Overall, he spent eight seasons in the NHL with Washington, Boston, Edmonton, Dallas and Calgary, recording 31 goals, 86 points and 1,348 penalty minutes in 393 games.

May also has three seasons of coaching experience. He served as an assistant coach for the Norfolk Admirals of the AHL, the Tampa Bay Lightning’s top minor-league affiliate, during the 2008-09 season. He began his coaching career as the head coach of the Central Hockey League’s Fayetteville Force during the 1997-98 season and was the head coach of the Lubbock Cotton Kings of the Western Professional Hockey League in 1999-00.


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We’re excited to have you join our national PanCAN PurpleStride movement by participating in your local community! From all of us in the Washington D.C. Affiliate and at the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, we THANK YOU for making PurpleStride a special one.

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