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2019 Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk - Lake Zurich, IL

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Henry J. Paulus Park

200 South Rand Road

Lake Zurich, IL 60047

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What is a Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk?
The Tunnel to Towers 5K 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. This will be the 3rd Annual Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk in Lake Zurich, Illinois! Lake Zurich is currently the only city in Illinois where a Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk or Tower Climb event is being held in 2019.

How far is a Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk?
This is a 5K (3.1 miles). You are welcome to walk or run this event.

Where and when can I pick up my packet?
Packets will be available for pickup on Saturday, June 8th, 2019 from 10am to 2pm at Road Runner Sports, 20291 N. Rand Road, Kildeer, IL. Packets can also be picked up the morning of the event.

Can I register the day of the run?
Yes. Registration will open at 6:30 a.m. at 200 S. Rand Road in Lake Zurich on the day of the event.

When does online registration close?
Online registration will close at noon on June 6, 2019.

Is there transportation to and from the event?
No, we do not provide transportation to and from the event.

Is there parking available?
Yes.

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.

Will water be available?
Yes, a water station will be available along the route and there will be water available at the finish line.

What can you bring to the event? Can I run with a stroller, backpack, wheelchair, roller blades, dogs, bicycle, etc?
Strollers and wheelchairs are permitted. Firefighter turnout gear, military backpacks and flags are also permitted and encouraged. Patriotic wear is also encouraged . Please leave all personal items and valuables in your vehicle. All items should be stored securely at the owner's risk. The Tunnel to Towers Foundation will not be responsible for the loss of any items.

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. The Tunnel to Towers Foundation will not be responsible for the loss of any items.

Can someone else pick up my packet for me?
Yes, they can. They must present a copy of your registration receipt.

Can I still donate to a team and/or individual after the start of the race?
Yes. Donations will be accepted for 6 weeks after the event.

How can my company/organization sponsor this event?
Please send all sponsorship correspondence to lakezurich@tunnel2towers.org with your contact information and someone will be in touch with you within 24 hours.

I would like to donate goods or services to this event. How do I do that?
You can contact us at lakezurich@tunnel2towers.org We make every effort to keep costs down to allow us to give the most to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation in Stephen Siller's name. Your generosity will be greatly appreciated.

As a participant, can I fundraise/encourage others to donate?
Yes! Once you are registered, you will be given directions to start your own fundraising page and you will be able to accept donations online. Do you want to donate cash/money? We can help you with that. Contact us at lakezurich@tunnel2towers.org and we can walk you through the process or you can send donations directly to 2361 Hylan Boulevard., Staten Island, NY 10306 - please give us your information so we can add it to your fundraising page. It's easy!

Does my registration fee count towards my fundraising goal?
Your registration fee does not count toward the fundraising goal on crowdrise.com. The registration fees help offset some of the expenses associated with making the Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk one of the country’s greatest annual events. Your fundraising efforts enable us to continue to make a difference in the lives of so many in need.

To show our appreciation for your time, passion, and effort, we recognize each fundraising milestone that is reached with prizes branded with the Tunnel to Towers logo.

What are the fundraising levels & prizes?
TBD

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Henry J. Paulus Park

200 South Rand Road

Lake Zurich, IL 60047

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