NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Thousands of people will pound the pavement Sunday for the Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk.
The race is held in memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice on September 11th and ever since for our country.READ MORE: Coroner Confirms Remains Found Are Gabby Petito's, Says Manner Of Death Is A Homicide As Search Resumes For Brian Laundrie
The 5k retraces the steps of one of the 343 city firefighters killed on 9/11. Stephen Siller was on his way home from work that day when he turned back around, strapped on 60 pounds of gear and ran through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to Ground Zero.
Siller’s brother, Frank, and Gold Star wife Claudia MacPherson, whose husband was killed in Afghanistan, sat down with CBS2’s Andrea Grymes and Cindy Hsu on Saturday ahead of the race.MORE NEWS: Blind Brook Board Meeting Gets Heated Over Continued Closure Of Ridge Street Elementary School
The Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk starts at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. CBS2’s Vanessa Murdock will be live at 6 a.m.