Storm the Bastille

Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 9pm

Run Packet Pick-Up & in-Person Advance Registration will be from
Monday, July 6- Wed, July 8 from 10am-6pm at the East Town Offices
825 N. Jefferson St. Milwaukee, WI 53202
Please enter through the main building lobby entrance and follow the signs

Or, you can pick up your packet and/or register on Thursday, July 9 at Bastille Days

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 9th 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  (Dec 4, 2014 - June 28, 2015)
1) Register Online: Click Here
2) Register in Person:  Participants may complete this form, bring it with them and register in person at the Bastille Days office, 825 N. Jefferson St. Milwaukee, Wi 53202   July 6th through July 8th  10am - 6pm- Please enter the building through the main building entrance and follow the signs.
(race packets are available beginning July 6th).  

Race Day Registration (July 9)
Runners may register the day of the race, July 9th at the Deloitte registration booth on the corner of Jefferson and Wells between 11am-8pm. We do accept cash, check, or credit cards on race day!

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 28. 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 6-8 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 for shipping  and deadline for shipping is June 12th.  

After Storming the Bastille, stick around and enjoy Bastille Days' world-class entertainment offered on four stages throughout the festival grounds. 









Bastille Days celebrates its 34th year in 2015. 

The first Bastille Days took place July 17 & 18 in 1982.

The first Bastille Days was located on Jefferson Street directly in front of George Watts & Son.

The Storm the Bastille started in 1985. 

Today Bastille Days has four stages and occupies eight city blocks.

Average participation in the BMO Harris Bank Storm the Bastille is now over 5,000!


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