WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) – Participants gathered at Goddard Park Sunday morning for the PurpleStride RI 1.5 mile run and walk to benefit the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.
The annual walk raises awareness for the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S. and raises funds to help the foundation fight the disease. Proceeds also go to cancer research.
PurpleStride RI is one of fifty events which take place nationally for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.
Will Gilbert, co-host of The Rhode Show, emceed the walk Sunday morning in Warwick.
Eyewitness News WPRI-12, Fox Providence, and The Rhode Show are proud sponsors of the annual PurpleStride run and family-friendly walk.