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5K Sunday, March 23 to benefit Bright Beginnings!

Hey Silver Spring Patch Community!  Join us for a 5K on Sunday, March 23 to benefit Bright Beginnings, a DC-based non-profit which provides education, therapeutic and family-stabilizing services for about 30% of Washington's homeless infants, toddlers and preschoolers, and their families, to give them the best chance of success in school and in life.  The race starts at 8:00am!


For more details and to register or donate, visit http://www.brightbeginningsinc.org/5k/


When: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 8:00am

Where: West Potomac Park at Hains Point, Washington, DC


Direct Link to Donate: If you can’t make it, please consider a donation to Bright Beginnings:

http://www.crowdrise.com/bbi-5k


Direct Registration Link: https://register.chronotrack.com/reg/form?eventID=7121


Event Overview

Want to help homeless kids in DC run towards a brighter future?  Need some motivation to keep up with your New Year’s Resolutions?  Those are two good reasons to sign up for the Bright Beginnings 5K on March 23: http://www.brightbeginningsinc.org/5k/


Or if you can’t make it, please consider a donation to Bright Beginnings. Any small amount you can give will help make a big difference in the lives of the homeless children and families who Bright Beginnings supports.  


Registration is $30 to participate, or join the “virtual 5K” from the comfort of your home for only $20!


Runners and walkers of all levels are invited to join us for a 5K benefiting Bright Beginnings and the homeless children and families they support.  The run/walk will start and finish at West Potomac Park at Hains Point, next to the FDR Memorial in Washington, DC.  Participants will enjoy a scenic view of the Tidal Basin, Jefferson Memorial, and the Potomac River.  


More than 900 runners and walkers have historically participated in this event, so help us grow by spreading the word! All proceeds from the event go directly to Bright Beginnings.


Event Day Schedule

7:00am – Registration /packet pick-up opens

8:00am – Official 5K runners and walkers start

8:05am – Stroller Brigade start


What is Bright Beginnings?

Bright Beginnings is a nationally-accredited non-profit organization, which provides education, therapeutic, and family-stabilizing services that give 30% of Washington, DC’s homeless infants, toddlers and preschoolers, and their families, the best chance of success in school and in life.  


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