Help make the Takoma Park 5K Challenge a success!

We need your help for:

Race Packet Pick-up on Saturday, May 6:

  • Packet Pick-up (assist in shifts that run between 12:30-6pm at the Takoma Park Community Center) – Volunteers organize packets for pick up by runners.  Packets include t -shirts and race bibs.  Accurate record keeping is required.  

Race Day on Sunday, May 7

  • Help out at the race location, The Takoma Park Community Center from 6am until approximately 10:30am
  • Registration – Volunteers will register new runners and organize packets for new runners.  Packets include t-shirts, promotional materials and race bibs.  Accurate record keeping is required.  
  • Refreshments: Volunteers set up the refreshments for post race activities and maintain order during post race.
  • Start/Finish: Volunteers assist the race management company with the operation of the start and finish line. On site training provided.
  • Course Marshals: Course Marshals will be stationed on the course to direct runners and report issues.
  • Fun Run/Youth Run: Volunteers will assist Fun Run/Youth Run Director with corralling participants, starting and finishing the races and handing out prizes.
  •  Clean Up: Volunteers will make sure the Community Center and environs are left in good condition.


To volunteer, please contact Kate Schofield