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2017 OC Marathon

OC Marathon Team 2016

The OC Marathon is more than just a race, it’s an experience, a party, and one of the most gorgeous marathons you’ll ever run. This is our second year running it as a charity partner, and we’re just as thrilled to be a part of the experience as our runners will be. Before the various races… Read more »

Change a Life with Monthly Giving

Imagine your doctor telling you, “You have pancreatic cancer.” Your chances of survival are extremely slim because there is no cure.  You are blindsided. Treatments begin immediately but you are so sick and weak you are forced to take a leave of absence from your job. Your insurance, if you can keep it, covers some… Read more »

2017 Boston Marathon

Boston Marathon Attention all runners! Project Purple has once again joined the John Hancock Non Profit Program as a partner of the Boston Marathon. We are now accepting applications for runners who want to participate in the Boston Marathon. We’re looking for runners at every skill level, so don’t be afraid to submit your application… Read more »

Riley Wertenberger: Running Boston for Mom

Lori Wertenberger was tough as nails, according to her daughter Riley. “She never complained. She never told the family she was going through anything. She lost a lot of weight in a very short period of time. She had been trying to lose some weight, so at first we thought it was a good thing.” Unfortunately,… Read more »

Do You Want to Rock ‘N’ Roll with Project Purple?

We want YOU to Rock ‘N’ Roll with Project Purple this year! After months of hard work and training, running a marathon (or half-marathon) should feel like a nonstop celebration of your endeavors. What race series works the hardest to provide a party atmosphere for runners all over North America? The Rock ‘n’ Roll Series,… Read more »