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.

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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.

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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.

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