JERSEY CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Tunnel to Towers weekend kicks off Friday with a concert from Lynyrd Skynyrd.

The show is set for 7 p.m. at Liberty State Park in New Jersey.

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Then on Sunday, 300,000 people are expected to participate in the annual Tunnel to Towers 5k Run and Walk from Brooklyn to Manhattan.

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The group will retrace the final footsteps of FDNY Firefighter Stephen Siller, who died on 9/11.

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Siller raced on foot through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to get to the Twin Towers, carrying 60 pounds of gear on his back.

CBSNewYork Team