Pancreatic cancer is now ranked as the 3rd deadliest cancer in the U.S., and researchers estimate that it will reach 2nd place by 2020. With no cure, no early detection methods, subtle symptoms, and the lowest five-year survival rate of all the top 10 cancers (only 8%), this cancer is a nasty beast.

Joining the Project Purple team means you’re going to be part of something that’s more than the sweat, mud, and determination it takes to cross the finish line. You’re going to be part of the fight to beat pancreatic cancer.

When you join the Project Purple team, you are pledging to raise $750 to help us fund research for early detection and a cure, patient financial aid, and scholarships.

What you get for running with Project Purple:

  • Free Registration when you commit to the $750 fundraising minimum
  • Gold Ticket benefits: start ahead of the crowd and at any time you want
  • Project Purple team gear
  • Tough Mudder headband and finisher's t-shirt
  • Cold beer at the finish and race day photos
  • Personal fundraising page and assistance from a team leader
  • Training help from team running coach
  • Funds you raise go towards helping patients, researchers, and students affected by pancreatic cancer

People battling with pancreatic cancer face obstacles everyday. Let’s stand with their battle and overcome the obstacles to cross the finish line together.


Already have a ticket for your Tough Mudder event? You can still run with Team Purple to make your mud matter. There’s no fundraising requirement to join the team, but awesome incentives are available for those that help us raise money for the cause.