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For one incredible week, join Running Strong on an exclusive tour of the programs you read about in our newsletters and on our website. Explore a hidden part of America and immerse yourself in Lakota culture.


The 29th Annual Running Strong Tour will take place September 9-15, 2018!  Register by June 30, 2018 to receive a 10% Early Bird Discount! Running Strong’s Annual Reservations Tour allows you to see first-hand the programs that you make possible.                                                                                                                

For one incredible week, our staff will guide you through the Pine Ridge and Cheyenne River Reservations in South Dakota, where you will witness the impact of Running Strong’s projects and get to talk with the grassroots partners we work with.  As you explore this fascinating region of the country, you will be immersed in Lakota culture and you will learn about United States history from a different perspective.

The tour is not just about Running Strong—it is also a chance for you to visit revered cultural & historical landmarks.  To make the week even more memorable, all who are on the tour will have the opportunity to meet and spend an evening with our national spokesperson, Olympic Gold Medalist Billy Mills. 

Click here to register online.

If you have any questions, or to register by phone, please call 703-317-9881 x 149. We'd be happy to help!   

Tour stops include:
  • Cheyenne River Youth Project® (CRYP) –CRYP runs two youth centers for teens and younger kids, along with planting a 2 acre organic garden, local Keya Café and more.
  • Takini School – This K-12 School is the site of one of our backpack food programs which ensures that children don’t go hungry on the weekends. Takini, meaning “Survivor,” is located in the homelands of Chief Spotted Elk (Big Foot)’s band, which was attacked at Wounded Knee. 
  • Oyate Teca Project – Our newest program partner, Oyate Teca provides safe and constructive school enrichment programs where children on Pine Ridge can engage in social and recreational activities.  
  • Visits to the Badlands, Black Hills, Crazy Horse, Mt. Rushmore, Ft. Robinson (the site of the Northern Cheyenne Outbreak and where Crazy Horse was killed) and more.

And more!

Cost of the trip:

  Per person, single room Per person, double room Per pair, double room
Price before discounts $1,749.00 $1,325.00 $2,650.00

Save 10% if you register by June 30, and save 5% if you are a member-in-good-standing - a possible savings of 15%!
*Members-in-good standing are supporters who have donated to Running Strong in the past calendar year.*

See video testimonials from past tour participants!


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