BMO Harris Bank Storm the Bastille
9pm - Thursday, July 14, 2016
Run through the streets of Downtown Milwaukee with 5,000 of your closest friends! Runners and walkers kick off Bastille Days with the annual BMO Harris Bank Storm the Bastille 5K run/walk, in memory 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, Thursday, July 14th at 9pm. This year's 5K run/walk will begin on Jefferson & Wells. The course will lead participants through the scenic streets of downtown Milwaukee & the Historic Third Ward.
Advance Registration (July 17, 2015 - June 30, 2016)- $20
1) Register Online: at www.active.com. (Online registration ends at 11:59pm on June 30th)
2) Register by Mail: Download application at www.easttown.com. Registration must be received by June 30th. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO MAIL IN REGISTRATION AFTER JUNE 30TH! MAIL REGISTRATIONS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED FROM JULY 1 THROUGH JULY 14TH. After July 1, you MUST REGISTER IN PERSON AT EAST TOWN OFFICES JULY 11-13 or at the day of the race.
Race Day Registration (July 14)- $25
Runners may register the day of the race, July 14th at the Deloitte Registration Booth on the corner of Jefferson and Wells between 11am-8pm.
A commemorative BMO Harris Bank Storm the Bastille long-sleeved T-shirt as well as a race packet with goodies and race number will be provided to all registered runners. T-shirt sizes are guaranteed with registration by 11:59pm on June 23rd. Participants should be reminded that the event is a fun run and times will not be officially recorded.
Packets will be available for pick-up July 11-13 (10am-6pm) 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 $12 charge per packet for shipping and deadline for shipping is June 23rd. Again this is PER PACKET, if ordering more than one packet you must order more than one shipping! So, for every run registration you will need to also click on the additional mail packet.
After Storming the Bastille, stick around and enjoy Bastille Days' world-class entertainment offered on four stages throughout the festival grounds.
Event details and schedule
East Town Association