WHERE DO I PICK UP MY PACKET?

Packet Pick Up will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2:00 – 6:00 pm at the Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Avenue, Takoma Park, Md.  The packet includes your bib, shirt and safety pins. Packets can also be picked up on race day starting at 7:00 am, but please come on Saturday! 

DO I GET A T-SHIRT?

Yes! Every participant in the race will receive a 5K t-shirt when they pick up their packet.  Sizes for t-shirts are guaranteed with early bird registration, before April 18.  Choose from youth sizes Small and Medium and adult sizes Small, Medium, Large and X Large, or opt for No Shirt if you don't want one.

  More than 1500 runners are expected to participate!

More than 1500 runners are expected to participate!


  Everyones a winner in Takoma Park. Some winners will take home medals!

Everyones a winner in Takoma Park. Some winners will take home medals!

IS THE RACE TIMED?

The 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run* are timed using chips imbedded in the race bibs.  All other races (5K Walk and ¼ Mile Youth Run) are untimed. 

*The one mile racers will be timed if they are 14 yrs or younger. 

WHAT PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED?

Prizes will be awarded based on chip timed finish for the 5K run in the following categories:

Top male and female overall
Top boy and girl 15 to 18
Top boy and girl 11 to 14
Top boy and girl 10 and under

Prizes will be awarded based on net timed finish for the 1 mile run in the following categories (14 and under only):

Top boy and girl 11 to 14
Top boy and girl 7 to 10
Top boy and girl 6 and under

*Awards for the 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run will be announced no later than 10:00 am. The 5K Walk and the 1/4 mile Youth Run will not be timed.  


The TKPK5K is a fixture in our community. Not only is it a great event - but proceeds go to support great health and wellness programs in our schools. Please sign-up today!
— Fred Azcarate, PBES PTA President, 2017-19
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