Register for the 2019 Bright Beginnings Inc 5k

Bright Beginnings' Annual 5K Race
raises funds that help provide educational, therapeutic, health, and family services free of charge to homeless infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and their families in Washington, DC.

Join us on Saturday, April 27 at 8:00 am

Anacostia Park
1900 Anacostia Dr.  SE
Washignton, DC 20020

Course Map

All proceeds directly support Bright Beginnings' outstanding programs that prepare children for kindergarten and help their parents get back on their feet. Put on your running shoes, grab your friends and register today.

5k: $30 through March 31, $35 until online registration closes 

Stroller 5k: $35 through March 31, $40 until online registration closes 

5k (Children 17 & Under): $25 through March 31, $30 until online registration closes

Kid's Dash (10 & Under): Free - please register online (no shirt). 

Registrants will receive a commemorative race shirt. Registrants can upgrade to a technical t-shirt for an additional $10. Be sure to register early, shirts cannot be guaranteed if you register after April 9.

Online registration will close on Thursday, April 25 at 8 pm. Race day registration will be available during packet pick up.
*Please note, we will not be able to register any new runners on race day.  

Race packets will be available at the =PR= DC Store on Friday, April 26 from 5-7 pm and then on race morning at the race site starting at 7 am. 

There will be awards for the overall male and female finisher and top male and female in each of the following age groups; 17 & Under, 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60 & over.  

Committee members only: Click here to VOLUNTEER



I know that running can be a hazardous activity and that I should not enter and run unless I am medically able and properly trained. I assume all risks associated with running, including, but not limited to, falls, weather conditions including high heat and/or humidity, contact with other participants, the effects of the road and traffic on the course, all such risks being known and appreciated by me. Having read this waiver and knowing these facts, I for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release Potomac River Running, Inc., Potomac River Running Charitable and Educational Events Inc., Commonwealth Race Management, Inc., and all event partners, sponsors and volunteers, their representatives and successors from all claims or liability of any kind arising out of my participation in this race even though that liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons named in this waiver. Further, I grant permission to all of the foregoing to use any photographs, motion pictures, or other record of this event for any legitimate purpose without compensation to me. For safety reasons, I agree not to officiate with any of the following: Wheelchairs, strollers, baby joggers, skates, pets or headsets. I understand that there are no refunds should severe weather cancel the event. I further understand that this event may change date or location if required by local authorities. I agree that my email address will be added to the Potomac River Running and Commonwealth Race Management email list.