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2020 Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk Central, MD

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Columbia Gateway Business Park

7134 Columbia Gateway Drive

Columbia, MD 21046

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Come join the Run & Walk to honor the sacrifice of firefighter Stephen Siller who laid down his life to save others on September 11, 2001

About this Event

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.

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 13, 2020 from 2pm-5pm at:

Charm City Run – Columbia

7090 Deepage Drive

Columbia, MD 21045

Can I register the day of the Run & Walk?

Yes. Registration will open at 7:00am and close at 8:30am at the Registration Tent located in the parking lot behind 7134 Columbia Gateway Drive on the day of the race. We encourage you to register early as the same day registration increases by $5.

When does online registration close?

Online registration will close at 11:59pm on Wednesday, June 10, 2020.

What time does the event begin?

The ceremony will start at 8:30am and the race will start promptly at 9:11am.

Is there parking available?

Yes, parking is available in the parking lot behind 7134 and 7142 Columbia Gateway Drive.

Do I have to wear my bib number?

Yes, please display your bib on the front of your outermost garment. Those who run/walk 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?

Faster runners should position themselves to the front of the corral.

Will water be available?

Yes, a water station will be available along the route at the intersection of Columbia Gateway Drive and Thomas Edison Drive and 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 and military backpacks are also permitted. Running/walking with flags is encouraged. Please leave all other personal items and valuables in your vehicle. All items should be stored securely at the owner's risk. The Stephen Siller 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 CentralMaryland@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 CentralMaryland@tunnel2towesr.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 CentralMaryland@tunnel2towesr.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?

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, however your fundraising efforts enable us to continue to make a difference in the lives of so many in need.

What are the fundraising levels & prizes?


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Columbia Gateway Business Park

7134 Columbia Gateway Drive

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