Participants start near Ericcson Circle at Ohio Drive and Independence Avenue SW, and head south along Ohio Drive, turn around at East Potomac Park, and head back to the start.

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Course Safety
First Aid will be available at the Start/Finish line. Race officials will be stationed along the course. Bicycles, rollerblades, and skate boards will not be permitted on the course due to safety concerns for participants. Dogs (on leashes) and baby joggers are permitted, but must remain to the right-hand side of the course. Strollers are welcome, and are encouraged to participate in the Stroller Brigade. Water will be available at the Start/Finish and mid-way points.

Bag Check
Participants may check small bags near the Start/Finish area. All bags must be clearly marked with the participant’s bib number (tape and markers will be provided). Bright Beginnings, Inc. and Junior League of Washington event staff and volunteers are not liable for any lost, damaged or stolen items.  We STRONGLY recommend that you do not place any valuable items (i.e. phones, cameras, car keys, driver’s license) in your bag.  We also recommend that you do not overstuff your bag, place heavy items in your bag, or store any breakables in the bag, as it may be moved or dropped. The bag check will be monitored by event staff, but is not secure.