PurpleStride, a 5K timed run and family fun run/walk benefiting the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network/Houston will take place Sat., Nov. 1, 2014 at NRG Park.
Online PR News – 09-September-2014 – Houston/Texas – The 4th annual PurpleStride, a 5K timed run and family fun run/walk benefiting the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network/Houston will take place Saturday, November 1, 2014 at NRG Park. Participants can register at www.purplestride.org/houston or onsite race day beginning at 7 a.m. The walk/run starts at 8:30 a.m. Parking is free.
A kids’ zone, live music, refreshments, educational opportunities and more are also on the agenda. Festive purple themed costumes are optional but are a big part of the “fun” in the fun run.
Last year’s race raised $236,000 for pancreatic cancer research. Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United States.
Schedule for Saturday, November 1, 2014
7:00am Registration Opens
8:00am Opening Ceremonies
8:30am Event Begins
9:30am Closing Ceremonies
Adult 5K Run*: $30 ($35 day of)
Adult Run/Walk: $25 ($30 day of)
Youth (3-12) 5K Run*: ($10) ($15 day of)
Youth 3-12 Run/Walk: $10 ($15 day of)
*Timing Chip Included.
Sponsors for this year’s PurpleStride include AbbVie, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Celgene, Occidental Oil and Gas Corporation, Molecular Health and Channel 13 KTRK Television.