“Pink With A Purpose”: Organization holds 5K run and walk to raise awareness for cancer survivors

Participants in the Cancer Walk enjoy a day of giving
Participants in the Cancer Walk enjoy a day of giving(Action News 5)
Published: May. 20, 2023 at 7:45 PM CDT|Updated: May. 21, 2023 at 1:25 PM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Marquette Park turned pink Saturday for the Cancer Survivors 5K Run/Walk.

The non-profit “Pink With a Purpose” held the free event to raise awareness for all cancer survivors of all ages.

Couple enjoys a day at Cancer Walk
Couple enjoys a day at Cancer Walk(Action News 5)

The organization’s founder April Wadlington-Hubbard says her youngest participant Saturday was just 12-year-old brain cancer survivor.

Pink with a purpose has been around since 2011 working to enhance cancer awareness of prevention and treatment.

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