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Locust Street gets ready for annual festival and beer run

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Riverwest's 42nd annual Locust Street Festival and Beer Run will happen June 10 from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. The Festival will happen on East Locust Street between Humboldt and Holton Streets and feature six outdoor music stages, over 30 local bands, artists, vendors, drumcircle, childrens activities, food, drink and over 15,000 people.

It is one of Milwaukee's favorite and longest running street festivals. The beer run with hundreds of runners will start at 11:30 a.m. and last 1.8 miles with four mandatory beer stops. Last year 1,100 people ran in the race. 

The race has been featured in "The Runners Bucket List" as 200 races to run before you die. 

Early registration is advised but participants can sign up the day of from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

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