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Street closings for 2012 10K Classic

The Medical Center 10K Classic is scheduled for Saturday (Oct. 13). The event will begin and end on the WKU campus.

The 5K run/walk will begin at 7:30 a.m. followed by the 1.5 mile fun walk at 7:50 a.m. The 10K wheelchair race will begin at 8:25 a.m. with the Medical Center 10K Classic at 8:30 a.m.  The Children’s Classic will begin at 10:15 a.m. Awards will be presented at 11 a.m. Race information is available here; click here for a course map.

Here is a list of street closings (when streets are closed, access to the WKU campus will be limited; map and information included below):

University Boulevard

  • From Creason to 31-W Bypass: 6:00am-8:50am
  • From Creason to Diddle: 7:50am-8:30am

Chestnut Street

  • From 31-W Bypass to Main Street: 7:15am-9:30am
  • From Main Street to 2nd Avenue: 8:10am-9:30am

State Street

  • From 14th Avenue to Main Street: 7:15am-9:30am
  • From Main Street to 2nd Avenue: 8:10am-9:30am

College Street

  • From 14th Avenue to Main Street: 7:15am-9:30am
  • From Main Street to 6th Avenue: 8:10am-9:30am

Center Street

  • From 13th Avenue to Main Street: 7:15am-9:30am
  • From Main Street to 7th Avenue: 8:10am-9:30am

Kentucky Street

  • From Avenue of Champions to 12th Avenue: 7:15am-10:00am

Adams Street/University Boulevard

  • From 14th Avenue to Old Morgantown Road: 7:15am-10:00am

Normal Street

  • Closed to thru traffic: 7:15am-9:00am

Sumpter Avenue

  • From Normal Drive to Creason Street: 7:40am-8:15am

Cedar Ridge

  • From Marylan Avenue to Sumpter Avenue: 7:40am-8:15am

Marylan Avenue

  • From Cedar Ridge to Creason Street: 7:40am-8:15am

Creason Street

  • From Marylan Avenue to University Boulevard: 7:40am-8:15am

Avenue of Champions/College Heights Boulevard

  • Entire Street: 7:15am-10:00am

15th Avenue/College Heights Boulevard

  • From Center Street to State Street: 7:15am-9:30am

14th Avenue

  • From University Boulevard to Park Street: 7:15am-9:30am

13th Avenue

  • From Adams Street to Park Street: 7:15am-9:30am

12th Avenue

  • From Park Street to Adams Street: 7:15am-9:30am

11th Avenue

  • From Elm Street to Kentucky Street: 7:15am-9:30am

10th Avenue

  • From Elm Street to Kentucky Street: 7:15am-9:30am

Main Street

  • From Elm Street to Kentucky Street: 7:15am-9:30am

8th Avenue

  • From Park Street to Kentucky Street: 8:10am-9:30am

7th Avenue

  • From Park Street to Center Street: 8:10am-9:30am

6th Avenue

  • From Park Street to College Street: 8:10am-9:30am

5th Avenue

  • From High Street to College Street: 8:10am-9:30am

4th Avenue

  • From High Street to College Street: 8:10am-9:30am

3rd Avenue

  • From High Street to College Street: 8:10am-9:30am

Park Street

  • From Fairview Avenue to 2nd Avenue: 8:10am-9:30am

Kiss Me Quick

  • Closed to thru traffic: 7:15am-9:30am

31-W Bypass

  • From Rhoades to Oaklawn: 7:15am-8:45am

Spring Alley

  • Closed to thru traffic: 8:05am-8:45am

Regents Avenue

  • Closed to thru traffic: 7:30am-9:00am

Mimosa Alley

  • Closed to thru traffic: 7:15am-7:45am

Park Row

  • Closed to thru traffic: 8:10am-9:30am

Heritage Park near Circus Square Park

  • Closed to thru traffic: 8:10am-9:30am

College Heights Boulevard/Avenue of Champions

  • CLOSED: 6:00am-11:00am

Fairview Avenue

  • From High Street to Chestnut Street: 8:10am-9:30am

WKU campus parking information

With many streets temporarily closed during the the 2012 Medical Center 10K classic access to campus will be limited.  For those arriving on campus between 6 a.m. and 11 a.m., here are some suggested parking alternatives:

  • To access Preston Center, Tate Page Hall, Academic Complex or Gary Ransdell Hall on the south end of campus, use Chestnut Street South Lot and enter from Hogle Drive.
  • To access Diddle Arena, DUC, Grise Hall or Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center in the center of campus, parking will be available in PS2.  Enter using the southbound lane of University Boulevard.
  • To access Environmental Science and Technology Hall, Engineering and Biological Sciences, Snell Hall and Thompson Complex on the north end of campus, use Chestnut Street North Lot and enter from 14th Street.
  • To access the top of the “Hill,” enter at Hilltop Drive and exit onto Normal Street going north. Use 14th Street to State Street, then onto College Heights Boulevard. All traffic must turn onto Hilltop Drive.
  • To access the Kentucky Building, use Adams Street and park in Adams Street Lot and enter using the southbound lane of University Boulevard.

Other street/parking lot closures:

  • If your vehicle is located in Poland Lot, South Lawn or on Avenue of Champions,  note that you will be unable to enter or exit during the event.
  • Normal Street will be closed to through traffic at the intersection of University Boulevard.

For a detailed 10K parking map, click here.  For parking-related questions, contact Parking and Transportation at (270) 745-2361 or transportation@wku.edu.

Contact: Campus and Community Events, (270) 745-2497

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