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8,000 runners expected at Rock 'n Sole Run

Over 8,000 runners are expected to take part in the Summerfest Rock ‘n Sole Run on Saturday June 13.

It includes a half marathon, quarter marathon and the Big Gig 5K.

The run starts 6:30 am with opening ceremonies.

Proceeds benefit Boys & Girls Clubs or Greater Milwaukee and Summerfest Foundation, Inc.

In partnership with SHARP Literacy, Summerfest Rock ‘n Sole Run will host Kids Run to Read, for kids ages 3-12. 

In honor of the fifth anniversary, the Big Gig 5K is themed, featuring a costume contest and course entertainment. All participants are invited to dress up as their favorite artist and have the chance to win great prizes at the end of the race, including tickets to a Marcus Amphitheater show. Prize categories include: best male or female artist, duo or group. Also, new this year is a redesigned 5K course, which will run along the Lakefront and Lakeshore State Park and provide a much more scenic route.

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