Grandma's to Sponsor New Race on Park Point

Posted at: 04/25/2013 10:47 PM

Grandma's announced on Thursday at the Purple Rally that they will sponsor a new race this fall.

Taking place on September 21st, the inaugural Park Point Beach Run 1 Mile & 5K will benefit the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.

The announcement came today at the first ever Purple Rally in Duluth, sponsored by the action network. The rally today was aimed at raising awareness about pancreatic cancer.

Organizers point say the deadly disease kills 37,660 people every year and has only a five-year survival rate of 6%.