stadium-fall-2008_470Lace up your sneakers because a big event is coming to the Big House for runners and joggers alike!  The Big House 5K was recently announced by the University of Michigan Athletic Department as a part of the Spring Game Weekend.  It all takes play on Sunday, April 6th, 2014 and features a 5k run and a 1 mile fun-run.

Proceeds from each registration will go to support six local, non-profit beneficiaries:

  • Food Gatherers
  • Humane Society of Huron Valley
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washtenaw County
  • Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley
  • Team Red, White and Blue – Ann Arbor Chapter
  • University Musical Society: K-12 Education Programs

Race packets can be picked up on Saturday, April 5th from noon to 7 pm at the Crisler Center.

On Suday, April 6th the 1-Mile Fun Run begins at 8:15 am.  The 5K Run follows afterward at 9 am.

For additional information and to register for the race please visit the University of Michigan Official Athletic Website.

If your looking for accommodations for any of the University of Michigan’s Spring Game Weekend events then have a look at the Lamp Post Inn.  We are located just a mile and a half from Ann Arbor’s Big House and Crisler Center and offer comfortable rooms at affordable prices.  Attendees of this event can enter the promo code: SPRINGGAME when booking your stay to receive a 10% discount on our king bed and two queen bed rooms.