PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – It’s a Father’s Day tradition.
More than 2,000 runners and walkers gathered on the North Shore to urge guys to “Man Up” and get checked out for prostate cancer.READ MORE: 'Tows For Tots' Helps Bring A Merry Christmas To Local Children
It’s sponsored by the Obediah Cole Foundation, which is named after former Steeler, Robin Cole’s father.
Robin lost his father to prostate cancer.READ MORE: Monday Is Deadline Day For Pitt Students, Faculty, And Staff To Be Vaccinated
He and his brothers are all survivors of the disease that kills about 30,000 men in this country every year.
It’s a curable cancer if detected early. That means you need to man-up and get a blood test, especially if you’re over the age of 40.
KDKA’s Paul Martino emceed the event.MORE NEWS: Part Of Fifth Avenue Shuts Down As Film Crews Work On 'Rustin'