EXPOSITION PARK (CBSLA.com) — A “Purple Stride” 5K run-walk was held Saturday in Exposition Park.
The annual run-walk is designed to raise funds and awareness about pancreatic cancer.READ MORE: Kempe's Two Goals Help Put Kings Over Oilers, 5-1
The opening ceremony in Los Angeles started at 8:10 a.m. It was one of 50 run-walks held around the country today.
Hundreds of people, cancer patients, family and friends took part in los Angeles.READ MORE: Woman Found Shot To Death In South LA, Shooting Suspect Still At-Large
Money raised supports the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Organizers said millions were raised.
CBS2’s Rich Fields was the event emcee.MORE NEWS: Man Found Dead In Dumpster In South Los Angeles