Registration open for Storm the Bastille 5K to kick off Bastille Days

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Bastille Days' 34th annual 5K run and walk will happen at Cathedral Square Park on Thursday, July 12 at 9 p.m. Bastille Days will run from the 12th through the 15th.

Over 5,000 runners and walkers are expected.

The run is a tribute to the revolutionary storming of the Bastille prison by Parisians in the 18th century.

The run at night will start at the corner of Jefferson and Wells streets and lead runners and walkers through downtown Milwaukee and the Third Ward.

After the run finishers can celebrate with live music, an international marketplace, French cuisine, drinks and roaming busker entertainment.

Anyone who participates in the run/walk will receive a long-sleeve T-shirt. Registration costs $25 through June 30. Day of registration will be $30.

Visit to register.

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