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Posted on: April 7, 2022

[ARCHIVED] 5k Glow Walk/Run Announced by Dept of Parks and Rec., Pr. Geo. County


Media Contact: Angel Waldron, 301-446-3311

Program Contact: Kathryn Zarate, 301-249-7200


Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County Announces 5k Walk/Run for Autism

Riverdale, MD – The Department of Parks in Recreation in Prince George’s County, part of the M-NCPPC, is proud to announce its 5k Glow Walk/Run for Autism. Proceeds will benefit the YouFit Scholarship for Autism, which provides eligible youth on the Autism Spectrum with funds for the Department’s summer day camps.

Taking place April 23, 6:30 and 7:30p at Watkins Regional Park, the 5k Glow is a fun walk/run to raise funds for scholarship. It is not a timed event. The walk/run will take place rain or shine. In the case of extreme temperatures, the event will be canceled for the public’s safety.

Please plan to arrive fifteen minutes before your scheduled wave for parking and check-in. Face coverings and physical distancing are strongly encouraged during check-in and at the starting line.

Registration ( is required by April 22, 2022. Registration fee is $15 for ages 6 and older. Ages 5 and younger are free. Ages 15 & younger must be accompanied by an adult registrant. For additional information, email  or call 301-249-7200.

About the Department

The M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation delivers an award-winning park system through progressive, innovative leadership and a commitment to the community and the environment in Prince George’s County. For more on the Department of Parks and Recreation, visit and stay connected on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. The Department of Parks and Recreation encourages and supports the participation of individuals with disabilities in all programs and services. Register at least a minimum of two weeks in advance of the program start date to request and receive a disability accommodation. 




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