Tunnel To Towers Run
An estimated 25,000 people honored the memory Sunday of a New York City firefighter who gave his life on Sept. 11, 2001, by participating in the 13th annual Tunnel To Towers 5K Run and Walk through the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel.
The run follows the footsteps of firefighter Stephen Siller. On Sept. 11, 2001, Siller abandoned his truck and ran through the tunnel with all his gear toward the World Trade Center.
The 13th annual Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Run will take place on Sunday, Sept. 28. The event is brings people around the world come together to run in the footsteps of a hero, celebrate the lives of those who died on 9/11 and join forces to do good.
It was an emotional day in Lower Manhattan Sunday, as 30,000 people took part in the 12th Annual Tunnel to Towers 5k Run and Walk in memory of those who were killed on Sept. 11, 2001.
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Hundreds of thousands of dollars poured into the Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Foundation in the first hour after the relief effort was announced.
Siller ran through the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel in all his gear because bridges and tunnels were shut down to vehicles in the hours and days following the terror attacks.
After viewing CBS’s coverage of the Tunnel To Towers Run, a businessman donated nearly half a million dollars to the Tunnel To Towers Foundation.
Thousands of runners retraced the steps of hero firefighter Stephen Siller during the annual Tunnel to Towers Run Sunday morning.
As the clouds continue to cover the Tri-State region, residents may want to keep an umbrella handy on Sunday.
Russell Siller, brother of fallen firefighter Stephen Siller, stops by CBS 2 to talk about Sunday’s Tunnel To Towers Run.
Most of the heavy rain that hit the Tri-State on Friday has moved off short, but there’s still a chance to see a shower at any point on Saturday.
It’s a 5k race with the finish line at the World Trade Center site. It started ten years ago with 2,000 people as a small tribute to Stephen Siller.
On Thursday more than 30 injured Marines arrived in New York City for this weekend’s Tunnel To Towers Run. They’re here to honor the memory of Firefighter Stephen Siller, and to join the thousands who will be re-tracing his steps.