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2014 Tunnel To Towers 5K Run & Walk - New York City

Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Foundation

Sunday, September 28, 2014 from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

Brooklyn, NY

2014 Tunnel To Towers 5K Run & Walk - New York City

Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Adult Runner - No Chip After 9/22 Ended $80.00 $0.00
Adult Walker - After 9/22 Ended $80.00 $0.00
Adult Runner with Time Chip
Online registration for this option is now closed. Registration can still be purchased at all packet pickup locations listed below Wednesday - Saturday.
Ended $70.00 $0.00
Child Runner 14 & Under With Time Chip
Online registration for this option is now closed. Registration can still be purchased at all packet pickup locations listed below Wednesday - Saturday.
Ended $10.00 $0.00
Child Runner 14 & Under NO CHIP Ended Free $0.00
Child Walker 14 & Under Ended Free $0.00

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Packet Pickup Dates!

Staten Island: Petrides School, 715 Ocean Terrace, Staten Island 
Wednesday 9/24 & Thursday 9/25 2 PM - 7 PM

Manhattan: The Conrad Hotel, 102 North End Avenue, NYC
Friday 9/26 & Saturday 9/27 10 AM - 5 PM

Bib numbers/packets can be picked up at the start of the run, at the IKEA parking lot in Brooklyn, NY (Starting Area) at 7:00 AM. However, we request that you pick up your bib number/packet prior to the day of the run at the dates/locations listed above.

Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation - Annual Appreciation Dinner!

September 27, 2014 at The Elevated Acre, 55 Water Street, NYC . The fee for all Adults is $20. Children 14 & Under are free. Doors Open at 6:30 PM!! The event is from 7-9:30 PM. Tickets can be purchased at packet pickup locations listed below & at the door. 

What is a Tunnel To Towers Run & Walk?

The Tunnel to Towers Run & Walk Series was created to honor the heroic life and death of Stephen Siller, a New York City firefighter (FDNY) who lost his life on September 11, 2001 after strapping on his gear and running through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to the Twin Towers. 

Follow in the footsteps of an American hero to honor all of those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001 and support our first responders and military who make extraordinary sacrifices in the line of duty! For more information on the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation please visit www.tunnel2towers.org


How far is a T2T Run & Walk?
The Tunnel To Towers Run & Walk - New York City is approximately 3.5 miles long.


Can I get a timing chip?
Yes, you may purchase timing chips online only thru 11:59pm on September 22, 2014.  After September 22nd and through Saturday, September 27th you can get a timing chip only if you register in person at any Registration Site (location: TBD).  NO TIMING CHIPS WILL BE SOLD ON THE DAY OF RUN.

Can I register the day of the run?

Yes, you can register the day of the run (September 28th) at the IKEA parking lot in Brooklyn, New York.  Please note that no timing chips will be provided to those who register on race day.

 

When does online registration close?

Online registration will remain open UNTIL 11:59pm on September 27, 2014.

ONLY online registrations that include the purchase of a timing chip will close on 11:59pm on Monday, September 22, 2014.  You still may register online through 11:59pm on September 27th if not purchasing a timing chip.

 

Is there transportation to and from the event? 

Yes!  NY Water Taxi boats will leave from Pier 11, at the end of Wall Street, beginning at 7 AM.  The last boat leaves for Brooklyn at 7:45 AM.   You must be on the boat line by 7:30 AM to get to the start line on time

 

Is there parking available?
Yes, parking is available by South Street Seaport.

 

Where can I pick up my packet?

Bib numbers/packets can be picked up at the start of the run, at IKEA parking lot in Brooklyn, NY.  However, we request that you pick up your bib number/packet prior to the day of the run at the following dates/locations:

  • Wednesday, September 24th and Thursday, September 25th at the Petrides School, 715 Ocean Terrace, Staten Island from 2 PM to 7PM; or  
  • Friday, September 26th and Saturday, September 27th at the Conrad New York, 102 North End Avenue, New York, NY, 10282 from10 AM to 5 PM.  Please take escalators to the second floor and follow signs to “West Ballroom at Conrad New York”  Tunnel To Towers 5K Run & Walk Registration.

 

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, water stations will be located at the start, finish and at a station at the end of the tunnel on the Manhattan side. Participants may NOT carry water bottles in the tunnel. We ask that you please DO NOT bring water bottles in the tunnel. With every participant's safety in mind, we look forward to an enjoyable and successful event.

 

What can you bring to the event?

One (1) clear plastic bag will be supplied by UPS to put your belongings in.  Please do not bring valuables.  Have someone hold them for you.  T2T is not responsible for any personal items/valuables.

 

Can I run with a stroller, backpack, wheelchair, roller blades, bicycle, bags, water bottles, scott packs, child-carrier backpacks and weight vests etc?

No. The run is restricted to foot traffic ONLY, as per the City of New York, for reasons of safety and security. For your safety and security the MTA and NYPD absolutely prohibit any backpacks, strollers and bicycles in the tunnel and on any of Tunnel to Towers-provided transportation.  This will be strictly enforced.

 

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 and 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.

 

 

Have questions about 2014 Tunnel To Towers 5K Run & Walk - New York City? Contact Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Foundation

When & Where


Ikea Parking Lot 9 Red Hook Brooklyn
1 Beard St
Brooklyn, NY 11231

Sunday, September 28, 2014 from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)


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Organizer

Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Foundation

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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 Can I run with a stroller, backpack, wheelchair, roller blades, bicycle, bags, water bottles, scott packs, child-carrier backpacks and weight vests etc?


No. The run is restricted to foot traffic ONLY, as per the City of New York, for reasons of safety and security. For your safety and security the MTA and NYPD absolutely prohibit any backpacks, strollers and bicycles in the tunnel and on any of Tunnel to Towers-provided transportation.  This will be strictly enforced.

 

NO BUS TRANSPORTATION WILL BE PROVIDED. NY Water Taxi boats will leave from Pier 11, at the end of Wall Street, beginning at 7 AM.  The last boat leaves for Brooklyn at 7:45 AM.   You must be on the boat line by 7:30 AM to get to the start line on time! For additional details please check the FAQ page. 

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