Several campus roads closed for Homecoming events
Oct. 12, 2004
KALAMAZOO--Several roads and parking lots on the campus of Western Michigan University will be closed for brief periods Friday and Saturday, Oct. 15-16, to accommodate two of the more popular annual events of WMU Homecoming--Friday's Soap Box Derby and Saturday's Campus Classic 5K run and 1K walk and kid's fun run.
Soap Box Derby, Friday, Oct. 15
Gilkison Avenue, next to Sindecuse Health Center, will be closed Friday, Oct. 15, from noon to 2:30 p.m. for the 34th running of the Soap Box Derby.
Campus Classic, Saturday, Oct. 16
Multiple roads and parking lots will be closed--most for relatively short periods--Saturday morning, Oct. 16, to permit the sixth annual running of the Homecoming Campus Classic 5K run and 1K walk and kid's fun run. Road and lot closings for the Campus Classic are listed below.
Closed 5 a.m. to noon
Closed 5 to 11 a.m.
Closed 8:45 to 9:30 a.m.
Closed 8:45 to 10 a.m.
Using sidewalks, the racecourse also passes in front of Waldo Library, through the Fountain Plaza at Miller Auditorium, in front of Faunce Student Services Building, through the pedestrian underpass at Haenicke Hall, between Rood Hall and Everett Tower, in front of Schneider Hall and the Fetzer Center, through Goldsworth Valley and past the north entrance to Sangren Hall--all between 9 and 10 a.m.
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