Sunburst Races announces routes, street closures for Saturday

(Photo supplied/Sunburst Races/Beacon Health System)

Thousands of competitors, volunteers and spectators are expected Saturday, June 4, for the 38th annual Sunburst Races, a community tradition that directly supports the children and families Beacon Children’s Hospital.

More than 4,000 participants will be running and walking in the Sunburst, which starts at Four Winds Field and finishes at Notre Dame Stadium.

Here are the race routes along with the times that street will be closed.:

(Photo supplied/Sunburt Races/Beacon Health Systems)

Most closures last for about two hours. Please follow parking and traffic directions from South Bend and Mishawaka police officers along the routes.

Packet pickup for participants is happening Friday, June 3, at the Century Center in downtown South Bend. Sunburst race times are: 6:30 a.m., Half Marathon; 7:10 a.m., 10K race; 7:45 a.m., 5K timed race; and 8 a.m., 5K untimed run and Fitness Walk.

For much more information, or if you’re interested in running or volunteering, visit the Sunburst Races online at

The site also contains the dates for the upcoming Sunburst Races in Granger and Elkhart.


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