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WNCN's Sanders to emcee Pancreatic Cancer event

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RALEIGH, N.C. -

WNCN is proud to support the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network's "PurpleStride Raleigh-Durham 2013." 

Anchor Melanie Sanders will emcee the event on Saturday, April 20, beginning at 8 a.m. at N.C. State University's Centennial Campus.  The event will offer a variety of entertaining and educational activities designed to help raise awareness and funds in the fight against pancreatic cancer. 

There will be a competitive 5K timed run, as well as a family fun run/walk.  The opening ceremonies are at 9:30 a.m. and the run/walk begins at 10 a.m.

If you'd like to know more, visit purplestride.org/raleighdurham. Registration online is available until April 16 at 5 p.m.  or people can call 877-272-6226 to register.

The goal this year is to raise $100,000.

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