City Offices and Facilities Will Be Closed - In Observance of Memorial Day

City Offices and Facilities will be closed Sunday, May 29, and Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day. As always, the Takoma Park Police Department is open for emergency services. We wish you and your family a safe and happy holiday.

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Takoma Park Safe Routes to School 5K - TKPK5K

Fourteen Years supporting safety, fun, and fitness!

Click here to register for the 2022 Takoma Park Virtual 5K!

The race will take place from May 15th – May 31st, where
participants can run anywhere, anytime, and record their stats


Early Registrants will be entered to win one of five prizes – runners
and walkers will be eligible for all drawings after their registration.

  • 4/13: $25 to The Girl and the Vine (already selected!)
  • 4/27: $25 to Sardi’s Pollo a la Brasa
  • 5/4: 5-class pass to Yoga Heights
  • 5/11: $25 to Mansa Kunda
  • 5/25: $25 to Takoma Bicycle

For more information on the event registration, to donate, or become a
sponsor, visit the link above!

Race T-Shirt Pick-Up

Registered runners and walkers will be able to pick up their race
t-shirts starting May 16th at the Housing and Community
Development Department welcome desk (7500 Maple Ave, 3rd

Special T-Shirt Pick-up Days:
Located on the bridge in front of the City Building (7500 Maple Ave)

  • Saturday, May 14th @ 10:00-1:00pm
  • Sunday, May 22nd @ 10:00-1:00pm

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Photo credit: Max Fox Photography










Since 2009, the TKPK5K has been held on the first Sunday in May (with the exception of 2020).

The TKPK5K is a fun, family-oriented community event. Proceeds from the event fund health, fitness, bike, and pedestrian safety activities at five local schools:

  • Takoma Park Elementary
  • Piney Branch Elementary
  • East Silver Spring Elementary
  • Rolling Terrace Elementary
  • Takoma Park Middle

Safe Routes To School Sections