Bright Beginnings, Inc. 5k

Every year, Bright Beginnings hosts its annual 5K race to raise funds for our children and their families. Stay tuned for next year's race information!


1. Where is the race?

Anacostia Park. Stay tuned for a specific site map, coming soon!

2. Will I receive a t-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.  

5. Are there prizes?

There will be prizes 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.   

6. Are children welcome?

Children are more than welcome to attend! Children ages 0-17 can register at a special rate: $25 through March 31, $30 until online registration closes  

7. Can I bring my dog?

Yes! Well-behaved dogs are welcome to join the race

8. Can I (and my friends/family/school/running group) help fundraise for the race?

We would love your help making the race a success! 

9. Can I follow you on social media?

Yes! Please like our Facebook page for updates and special events:

10. Where Can I Direct My Question if it’s Not Answered Here?

Please submit all questions through our Facebook page: