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 t2t.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 can I pick up my bib number?
Packets will be picked up the day of the event at Schouler Park.
What are the registration costs?
$40 – Adult Registration
$25 – Military & First Responder Registration
$15 – Youth Registration (ages 13-17)
$10 – Child Registration (ages 12 & under)
Keep in mind, the price for adult registration will increase on the day of the event to $45.00, so register early.
Can I register the day of the run?
Yes. Registration will open at 8 a.m. on the day of the race. There will be a tent in Schouler Park, which is where the race begins and ends. Keep in mind, Adult Registration will increase by $5 on the day of the run.
When does online registration close?
Online registration will close at Midnight on Friday, July 7th.
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.
Will water be available?
Yes, a water station will be available along the route and there will be water available at Schouler Park.
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. 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 bib number for me?
Yes, they can. They must present a copy of your registration receipt. And don't forget to thank them!
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 NorthConway@t2t.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 NorthConway@t2t.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 NorthConway@tunnel2towers.org and we can walk you through the process or you can send donations directly to ATTN: Adam Santamaria - 2361 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10306 - please give us your information so we can add it to your fundraising page.
Does my registration fee count towards my fundraising goal?
Your registration fee does not count toward the fundraising goal on Run Signup.
What are the fundraising levels & prizes?
What safety measures are you taking in regard to COVID-19?
We will be abiding by all local and state guidelines in regard to masks and social distancing. Stay tuned for updates as the event gets closer.