Registration now open for annual Big House 5K in Ann Arbor

Run is now in its 10th year

Credit: University of Michigan

ANN ARBOR – Registration for the 10th annual Big House 5K opened this week.

The race will take place at 8 a.m. on Sunday, April 16 at Michigan Stadium. Runners and walkers will be directed through University of Michigan’s campus and cross the finish line at the 50-yard line at the Big House.

The cost to participate is $28 per person, or $25 for kids 10 and under, plus fees.

For more information and to register, click here.

The run was established by the U-M athletic department in 2014 and each year its proceeds support several Washtenaw County nonprofit organizations.

Last year, $125,000 was raised by 8,830 race participants for six local nonprofits.

This year’s beneficiaries include:

  • Freshwater Future
  • Packard Health
  • University of Michigan Adaptive and Inclusive Sports Experience
  • U-M Weight Management
  • Washtenaw Area Council for Children
  • Women and Men Working for Change

For more information about each organization, click here.

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.