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!
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?
Where can I pick up my packet?
The Packet Pickup location will be announced closer to the date of the race!
Can I register the day of the run?
YES, it will be $35 to register the day of the run!
When does online registration close?
Online registration will close several days before the event.
Is there transportation to and from the event?
Unfortunately, transportation is not provided to and from the event.
Is there parking available?
Yes, parking will be available in the parking lot in front of Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall off of Summerlin Road. There will be signs upon turning onto Buccaneer Drive on the Florida Southwestern State College Campus entrance.
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. (arrive early)
Will water be available?
Yes, a water station will be available along the route and there will be water available at the finish line area.
What can you bring to the event? Can I run with a stroller, backpack, wheelchair, roller blades, bicycle, etc?
Strollers and wheelchairs are permitted. Firefighter turnout gear and military backpacks are also permitted. Please leave all personal items and valuables in your vehicle. All items should be stored securely at the owner's risk. 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. Tunnel To Towers Foundation will not be responsible for the loss of any items.