WNCN sponsors PurpleStride 5K in May

WNCN sponsors PurpleStride 5K in May (Image 1)

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network will host its PurpleStride event in May. For the second straight year, WNCN is a proud sponsor of the 5K Run and Walk and 6 p.m. anchor Melanie Sanders will again serve as emcee. The event is May 17 at North Carolina State University’s Centennial Campus.

[TO REGISTER OR LEARN MORE ABOUT THE LOCAL PANCREATIC CANCER ACTION NETWORK, CLICK HERE]

Registration will open at 8 a.m. on the day of the event, followed by opening ceremonies at 9:30 a.m. and then run/walk beginning at 10 a.m. However, you can register online or mail it in. The mail-in registration deadline is Friday, May 9 and then online registration is Wednesday, May 14 at 11:59 p.m. Register prior to April 15 to guarantee your race t-shirt.

PurpleStride has already raised more than $36,000 as of Tuesday, March 25. Their goal is to raise $172,500. Last year’s event featured over 1,600 participants and collected over $141,000 for pancreatic cancer research and support.

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is a nationwide network of people dedicated to working together to advance research, support patients and create hope for those affected by pancreatic cancer.

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