Run For Rita 

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Rita Spyksma

We Miss You So Much

Can’t  make it to the Run? You can send your donations to:

Run For Rita, c/o

Rose Bickett

6305 West 59th  Street

Sioux Falls, SD 57106


Thank you for your generous donations and participation in previous  Runs for Rita. Together we raised over $50,000 in the last 10 years and have been able to bless a number of people battling leukemia/cancer with generous donations.


The Run for Rita is about sharing memories, supporting each other as family and friends ,and replacing grief with hope.  We know that it is called the Run , but we also know that there are many who cannot either run or walk the marked distance.  Please don't let that be a barrier to your participating in the charity that the Run supports.  All are welcome--family, friends, adults, kids, runners, walkers, standers, and sitters.



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Never forget to tell the people that are really important to you, how really important they are”

Rita Spyksma August 18th, 1974—December 23rd, 2005



A big THANK YOU to all who participated in the 10th Annual Run For Rita! Over  140 people participated,  A wonderful day to get together with family & friends, old & new to pay tribute to a special lady and  raise over $5,000 to help families dealing with Cancer.

2014 Corporate sponsors

Run Times 9th Annual Run

Run Times from the 8th Annual Run

   Why we Run Story From Jeff Spyskma

Run Recipients


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One 0f the 2015 Recipients, one picture says it all