Run through the streets of Downtown Milwaukee with 4,000 of your closest friends! Runners and walkers kick off Bastille Days with the annual BMO Harris Bank Storm the Bastille 5K run/walk, in honor of the 18th century attack on the Bastille prison in Paris. The 5-K run and 2-mile walk will take place on opening night of the festival, July 12th at 9pm. This year's 5K run/walk will begin on North Jefferson Street, adjacent to Cathedral Square Park. The course will lead participants through the scenic streets of downtown Milwaukee & the Historic Third Ward.
If you register between November 11- December 31, 2011 you will be entered to win 1-pair of Air Tran Tickets! Restrictions apply. (To/From Any Domestic AirTran Airways Destination. All travel must be completed by March 31, 2012.)
Advance Registration (Nov. 11-July 11)- $20
Race Day Registration (July 12)- $25
Race Day Registration is located at the intersection of Jefferson & Wells and takes place from 11am-8pm.
A commemorative BMO Haris Bank Storm the Bastille long-sleeved T-shirt ias well as a race packet with goodies and race number will be provided to all registered runners. Participants should be reminded that the event is a fun run and times will not be officially recorded. After Storming the Bastille, stick around and enjoy Bastille Days' world-class enteretainment offered on four stages throughout the festival grounds.
Three ways to register before race day:
1) The easiest of the 3 ways: Register online here at www.active.com
2) Register by Mail- Return from with payment by June 25th. Download application at www.easttown.com
3) Register in Person- The East Town Association offices (825 N. Jefferson St.) are open daily from 9am-5pm. Stop down anytime and register.
Packets will be available for pick-up July 9-11 at the East Town offices, 825 N. Jefferson St. If you would like to have your packet mailed to you, please select that option in the Additional Purchase tab. There is an additional $8 charge for shipping and deadline for shipping is June 25th.
Group/Family registrations are $20/person. As a reminder, we no longer offer custom team/group names on the backs of run shirts.
Event schedule and times
Storm the Bastille begins at 9pm.