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Stand Up to Child Abuse 5k Run/Walk

  • South Dakota Discovery Center 805 West Sioux Avenue Pierre, SD, 57501 United States (map)

Join the community force against child abuse by participating in the Annual Stand Up to Child Abuse 5K Run/Walk, organized by the Avera St. Mary’s Hospital Central South Dakota Child Assessment Center. Families, children and individuals are welcome to participate. All proceeds benefit child abuse prevention efforts.

Event Details

  • 8:30 am. - Registration
  • 9:00 a.m. - Race Starts
  • Location: South Dakota Discovery Center, 805 W. Sioux Ave., Pierre, SD


Door prize drawings and prizes for top male and female finishers in both divisions (age 13+ and age 12 and under).  A special thank you to the following businesses for their donations:

  • Two free night stays at the Clubhouse Hotel & Suites
  • $50 gift certificate for RedRossa
  • $50 gift certificate for Pottery Plus
  • Three $10 gift certificates for The Coffee Exchange
  • $25 gift certificate for Chops
  • Gift certificate for Lariat Lanes


  • To register please complete the form here by April 26.  You can also register at the race at 8:30 a.m. on April 28.
  • For questions please contact Lindy Bare at 605-224-3365 or

Pre-registration is $20 until April 12. Registration April 13-26 and on race day is $25. Children 12 and under participate for free. All paid registrations include a t-shirt but size is only guaranteed for pre-registrations received by April 12.  Children and youth t-shirts are available for $10 on the day of the event or online by April 12 to guarantee size.