Believe it or not, there was a time when I was not a runner. In fact, I hated running. I thought it was painful and not very much fun. I tried running on a couple of different occasions when I was in college and each time got discouraged and quit. I envied those who seemed… Read more »
My Name is Tonia Smith. As a survivor, I feel compelled to take action that will make a difference in the lives of Pancreatic Cancer patients and their families. Project Purple is an organization which will allow me to combine my passion for running with my passion for Pancreatic Cancer Advocacy.
Agostino Buono describes some of the many special things he remembers about his father. “I remember his smile, and how walking downtown was impossible because he had so many friends and acquaintances who were stopping us every five minutes to say hello. I remember his way of making jokes and being part of the fun…. Read more »
Julie Thielen will be running the Denver Rock ‘n’ roll half-marathon to honor her sister Dina, who was diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer in the summer of 2012. Julie had first heard of Project Purple when she ran the Lincoln half-marathon in 2015. She saw that Project Purple had a large team for the race and… Read more »
The word “hunter” often conjures up an image of a burly man with facial hair in camouflage. But the face of hunting is beginning to change. At the forefront of that change is Under Armor Hunt athlete and model, Nikki Boxler. If Nikki has her way, she will help to inspire more girls and women… Read more »
Chloe Mansour comes from a family of runners. Her father was a runner and she began running with him so that she could join him on his adventures. When she was in middle school, she joined the school running club. She enjoyed running with her peers, but her truly passion for running came from spending… Read more »