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.
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 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 pre-register by Friday, September 11, 2015 at 11:59 pm.
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.
When does online registration close?
Online registration will close on Friday, September 11, 2015 at 11:59 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 onsite.
Where can I pick up my packet?
Date/Time/Location: TBD. Stay tuned for updates!!
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.
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 at the park, but WILL NOT be allowed during the run.
Can I run with a stroller, backpack, wheelchair, roller blades, bicycle, etc?
Wheelchairs and strollers are allowed. Backpacks, bikes, roller blades are not allowed.
If I have a backpack, what do I do with it?
Please leave all personal items and valuables in your vehicle. All items should be stored securely at the owner's risk. T2T will not be responsible for the loss of any items.
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
Fundraising: Please remember to fundraise on crowdrise.com/t2trun
• 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 2015.
Do not forget to register to fundraise on crowdrise.com/t2trun 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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