Race Day

When is the TKPK5K?

Race Day is Sunday May 6, 2018.  The TKPK5K is held on the first Sunday in May each year.

Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the race. 

WHAT HAPPENS IF IT RAINS ON RACE DAY?

The race will go on as planned if it rains.  There will be a delay for lightening. Please dress accordingly. 


Location

WHERE IS THE TKPK5K?

The race start line is near the front of the Takoma Park Community Center - 7500 Maple Avenue, Takoma Park, MD. The official start line is at the corner of Maple and Grant Avenues. Post-race activities are held on Grant Avenue next to the Community Center. 


Parking

WHERE SHOULD I PARK?

The two best places to park are Takoma Park Elementary, just up the hill from the Takoma Park Community Center (parking off of Philadelphia and a handful more spaces in the lot off Holly), and Takoma Park Middle School .  If you park there you can just walk down Grant Avenue (adjacent to the Middle School) to the race start.


Road Closures

ARE THERE ANY ROAD CLOSURES ON RACE DAY?

Road closures on race day, May 6, include Maple Avenue between Philadelphia Avenue and Sligo Creek Parkway from 6:30 am until 10:30 am.  Sligo Creek Parkway will close at 8:00 am instead of 9:00 am.  There will be no parking on Maple Avenue on race day from 6:30  to 11:00 am 


Start Times

When Do the TKPK5K Events Start?

5K Run and Walk  8:00

1 Mile Fun Run   9:00

1/4 Mile Youth Run  9:15