Each year the Junior League of Washington hosts this race for Bright Beginnings. Bright Beginnings is a nonprofit organization that was established by the Junior League in 1990. It offers early education programs for homeless infants and toddlers in Washington D.C. Bright Beginnings offers full-day, year-round, developmentally-appropriate early childhood education services for infants up to the age of five years old at no cost to the families. This year’s race is located at Anacostia Park on April 27th. The race starts at 8:00 a.m. with packet pick up at 7:00 a.m.