The annual Storm the Bastille in Downtown Milwaukee is July 12. The T-shirt always is a big hit, and here's an exclusive first look at the design.
Storm the bastille
Whether you've had a little too much fun in the sun, an exceptional customer service experience or a first-hand battle with Summerfest traffic, this week's OnMilwaukee.com Recommends has your plan of action, plus even more stuff we like - just to keep things interesting.
I have a feeling that 2010 is going to be a pretty good year. The new year brings optimism that, as we emerge from a rather crappy economy, is palpable in all sorts of examples. I'm no futurist, but I have tracked down 10 of my most eagerly anticipated events of the year and that dates that they will go down.
Last Friday, I proudly recounted my ill-advised but ultimately successful plan to go from the couch to a 5K race in just a week. Today, I'm walking with a noticeable limp.
Exactly one year ago, OnMilwaukee.com publisher Andy Tarnoff watched FM 102.1's Jon Adler emcee the Storm the Bastille race to kick off my favorite French-themed Downtown festival. He decided, right then and there, that he would run in the Storm the Bastille in 2009. Here's the story of his ill-advised training for the race.
Whether you're looking to beef up your quads -- or just your T-shirt drawer -- or you want to donate a few bucks for a good cause, summer in Milwaukee is the time to run and walk. Here's a great list to get you going.