Project Purple’s Steps for a Cure - NJ

5K | 1 Mile Walk | Kids Fun Run


Virtual 5K Option

Can’t make race day? Not to worry. Sign up for the virtual run, log your own miles and we’ll send you a race bib and sunglasses (if registered by Sept 10).


A custom pair of sunglasses for participants!


Ample parking is available at Overpeck County Park - parking is FREE!

Sponsorship Opportunities

With your help, we can raise thousands of dollars for Project Purple. To learn more about becoming a sponsor, click here or contact John Bysiewicz at (203) 481-5933 or

September 14, 2019

Overpeck Park

Lee Rd, Leonia, NJ


7:30am: Packet Pick-Up & Registration

9:00am: Kids Fun Run

9:15am: 1 Mile Walk Start

9:30am: 5K

9:00am: Post-Race Party!

9:30am: Awards Ceremony

*Walkers are not timed.


Prizes are awarded to the top overall male & female runners and top 3 in each of the following age groups: Men & Women 12 & under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+. Top individual and team fundraisers receive awards! 

Post-Race Party

Hang around after the race for a post-race party! The party includes music, food, refreshments, awards ceremony & more!


Results will be posted on Monday following the event.

2019 5K

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Your participation supports Project Purple national Patient Aid Program and funding critical research towards a cure. We have become the nations leading provider of patient aid to so many families fighting pancreatic cancer.

Teams are welcome and fundraising is encouraged. Awards are presented to top individual and team fundraisers! All proceeds and fundraising of this event goes towards our mission of helping families fighting and funding research towards pancreatic cancer.