Online Registration Is Now Closed!
If you have not already done so, you may register tomorrow from 9:30 am-6:30 pm at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center on Lincoln Street. Bibs, t-shirts and packets will be distributed there at the same time. Those who have preregistered will also collect their packets at the same place.
You can pick up your run packet either at Strictly Running on Tuesday, September 16, through Thursday, September 18, from 11 am-5 pm or on Friday, September 19, at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center between 9 am and 6:45 pm.
The opening ceremony with Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Kyle Carpenter will begin at 6:30 pm.
The South Carolina Tunnel to Tower Run/Walk will hold an Event Celebration and Awards Ceremony starting at 7:30 pm on the Tin Roof grounds. This is going to be an incredible celebration of our first responder heroes, and we are excited to be able to offer this patriotic fellowship for our participants!
Please note the following details:
How Far is the Tunnel to Towers Run/Walk?
This is a 5k (3.1 miles). You are welcome to walk or run this event.
Can I get a timing chip?
Yes, if you preregister by 6:00 pm on Thursday, September 18.
Can I register the day of the run?
Yes, but you must use a credit card to pay the registration fee. There will also be an additional $5 charge for registration on race day. Please note that no timing chips will be given to those who register on the day of the run.
When does online registration close?
Online registration will close on Thursday, September 18 at 6:00 pm.
Is there transportation to and from the event?
No, we do not provide transportation to and from the event.
Is there parking available?
Yes, there is plenty of parking available nearby.
Where can I pick up my packet?
Date/Time/Location: TBD. Stay tuned for updates!!
Are any hotels offering special rates for those who want to stay overnight?
Do I have to wear my bib number?
Yes, please display your bib on the front of your outermost garment. Those who run without a bib will be asked to leave the course and will not be allowed to finish.
I am a fast runner. Can I get a front line position?
Runners predicting a pace faster than 6 minute/mile will be seeded in the front corral. A separate entrance (marked in yellow) will be at the front of the start line.
Will water be available?
Yes, a water station will be available along the route, and there will be water available at the finish.
What can you bring to the event?
Backpacks, diaper bags, etc. are allowed.
Can I run with a stroller, backpack, wheelchair, roller blades, bicycle, etc?
One can run with a stroller, backpack, or wheelchair. Roller blades or bicycles are NOT allowed.
If I have a backpack, what do I do with it?
Feel free to wear your backpack. It is the participant's responsibility to secure any/all items at their own risk.
Where do I reclaim my backpack after the run?
Can I get a refund? Can I transfer my registration?
Unfortunately, ALL SALES ARE FINAL and we do not allow refunds. However, you may transfer your registration to another participant. For instructions on how to transfer your registration please see http://help.eventbrite.com/customer/en_us/portal/articles/430100-change-the-info-on-your-order-or-ticket .
Fundraising: Please remember to fundraise on crowdrise.com/tunnel2towers
• Does my registration fee count towards my fundraising goal?
Your registration fee does not count toward the fundraising goal on crowdrise.com.
• What are the fundraising levels & prizes?
Fundraise $250 to receive a commemorative Tunnel To Towers hat!
Fundraise $500 or more & receive a Tunnel To Towers exclusive dri-tech T-shirt.
Fundraise $1,000 or more receive an exclusive Tunnel To Towers commemorative windbreaker.
Note: You will receive your fundraising prizes before Christmas 2014.
Do not forget to register to fundraise on crowdrise.com/tunnel2towers to earn these great incentives!
You can help the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation as we honor and support our nation’s first responders and military heroes!
Thank you for joining us in our mission to honor and support our nation’s first responders and military heroes! For more information on our Foundation please visit www.tunnel2towers.org.
The mission of our Foundation is to honor the sacrifice of Firefighter Stephen Siller who laid down his life to save others on September 11, 2001. We also honor our military and first responders who continue to make the supreme sacrifice of life and limb for our country.
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