Pancreatic Cancer Action Network-Philadelphia Affiliate
Last Modified: September 15, 2011
Dates: November 5, 2011
Location: Memorial Hall (near Please Touch Museum), Fairmount Park, Philadelphia
Sponsoring Group: Pancreatic Cancer Action Network-Philadelphia Affiliate
Web Page URL: http://www.purplestride.org
Objectives: Fight pancreatic cancer through fundraising to advance urgently needed research, support patients, increase awareness and create hope through the comprehensive programs of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.
Who Should Attend: Open to everyone, all ages
Agenda: 5K walk chipped timed run featuring a kids' play zone, refreshments, music, fundraising incentive prizes and more to promote awareness, raise funds for research and patient support through the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Walkers, runners and teams from throughout the Delaware Valley participate and fundraise to help in the fight against pancreatic cancer. Event-day registration/check-in opens at 7 a.m.; timed run begins at 8:30 a.m.; walk starts 8:35 a.m. Early packet pick-up on 11/4 for those who register online. Sponsors include: Penn Radiation Oncology-Abramson Cancer Center/Penn Medicine; Jefferson Kimmel Cancer Center; COVEX LLC; Cancer Treatment Centers of America. Connect with the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network-Philadelphia Affiliate at www.facebook.com/PanCAN.Philadelphia.
Registration Information: Register online at www.purplestride.org and receive your own fundraising web page with easy online tools.
Fees: 5K Timed Run, $30 (event day, $35); 5K Walk, $25 (event day, $30); Virtual Participant, $15; Ages 10 and under, free; Pancreatic cancer patients/survivors, free.
Continuing Education: No
Miscellany: Top 10 fundraising teams get team name on the event t-shirt!
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