These Ann Arbor streets will be closed during Big House 5K on Sunday

Annual run raises funds for charitable organizations

Credit: University of Michigan

ANN ARBOR – The Big House 5K run will take over a large portion of the downtown area on Sunday from 5:30-11 a.m.

According to a city release, the following streets will be closed during the event:

  • State Street from near the Stadium Bridge to Hill Street
  • Hill Street from State Street to Church Street
  • Church Street from Hill Street to Geddes
  • Geddes from Church Street to Fletcher Street
  • Fletcher Street from Geddes to East Washington Street
  • East Washington Street from Fletcher to State Street
  • State Street from East Washington To Madison
  • Madison from State Street to Division
  • Division from Madison to Hoover
  • Hoover from Madison to Greene and Keech (the finish will be inside Michigan Stadium)

The annual event presented by the University of Michigan Athletic Department raises funds for six charitable organizations.

This year’s beneficiaries include:

A maximum of 10,000 participants are allowed to participate. In 2021, more than 3,500 runners participated in a virtual race and raised $71,000 for that year’s beneficiaries.

About the Author:

Meredith has worked for WDIV since August 2017 and was voted one of Washtenaw County's best journalists in 2019 by eCurrent's readers. She covers the community of Ann Arbor and has a Master's degree in International Broadcast Journalism from City University London, UK.