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Dates: 5/1/2020 - 9/30/2020
City / State: Silver Spring, MD
Event Name: Silver Spring/Takoma Park
Event Type: Seasonal Walk
Event ID: 114080 2020/Y2031
Distance - Trail Ratings: Distance 5/6/10/15/20k - 2A
Description: Physical Start Box Availability: M-S: 7am-12am, Sun: 7am-10pm. 301-565-0686. Restrooms are available in Safeway, Whole Foods & other places noted in walking instructions. Pets are not allowed in the shops or other buildings unless noted. Trails: 1. The Silver Spring trails (5k/10k) are on sidewalks through downtown Silver Spring's retail area and residential areas. 2. The Takoma Park trails (6k/10k) are on sidewalks through the south end of Silver Spring and into Historic Takoma Park. The 10km has one steep hill and includes the border crossing into DC. 3. The Sligo Creek trails (6k/10k) goes out to and along Sligo Creek Trail and then back to Downtown Silver Spring. Create additional distance by combining individual loops.
Amenities: Strollers: easy | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Border Crossings, Little Free Libraries, Mayflower - 400th Anniversary Walk, Rockin' Around the Clock
Start Times: Daily, dawn to dusk.
Online Start Box and Physical Start Box: WEB REGISTRATION using the AVA Online Start Box (OSB) at The POC does not provide event directions nor accept alternate payment methods for online registration. This event also supports a Physical Start Box (PSB) for event registration, payment, and stamping at the location indicated below.
PLEASE do not mix and match between the two registration methods. It will confuse you and the club. Choose one, OSB or PSB, to complete the event.
Location: Safeway
Start Point / Driving Directions: 909 Thayer Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910; 301-565-0686. Start Box is located at the Customer Service desk, across from registers.

Directions to Start Point:
I-495 to Exit 31, MD-97 South (Georgia Ave) toward Silver Spring about 1.8 miles.
LEFT on Thayer Ave.
LEFT into Safeway's garage on left, just prior to Fenton St.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: The Seneca Valley Sugarloafers charges all participants over 12 a $3 fee.

Special Program: Rock around the Clock only on the 10k Sligo Creek trail, Takoma Park 6k & 10k & 10k Silver Spring trail. Border Crossing & Mayflower program on Takoma Park 10k only. Little Free Libraries on Silver Spring 10k, Sligo Creek 6k, Takoma Park 6k & 10k.
Host Club: Seneca Valley Sugarloafers
Contact: Darla Fera  (See the Event Listing for further contact information.)