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Tunnel to Towers Run/Walk 2009

Sunday, September 27, 2009   9:30 AM
COFFEY PARK
See Directions section below for more details
Red Hook, Brooklyn , NY

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Fees:

$40 through 9/23/09, $50 after 9/23/09 (no shirt guarantee)

Online Registration Closes:

September 26, 2009 11:59 PM EST

Run Day Registration/Check in:


NO TIMING CHIPS WILL BE GIVEN OUT ON SUNDAY, RACE DAY REGISTRATION. ALSO PLEASE BE ADVISED THE LOCATION FOR SUNDAY REGISTRATION HAS BEEN MOVED TO COFFEY PARK.

Please visit the Tunnel to Towers website (www.tunneltotowersrun.org/) for directions to COFFEY PARK IN RED HOOK, BROOKLYN.

For Directions in a printable Word document:

CLICK HERE for directions to Coffey Park.

Run Course:

Starts at 9:30 AM Sharp in Brooklyn on the Gowanus approach to the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel, go through the Tunnel, north onto West Street, left onto Liberty Street, to Battery Park Esplanade, right (east) on Warren Street, right (south) onto West Street and finishing at West & Vesey Streets.
Please note for your safety, strollers, bicycles and backpacks are not allowed.

Transportation:

Limited number of shuttle buses will be available at the South Ferry, Manhattan to Start Area. Shuttle busses also available at Vesey and West Street to Run Start at COFFEY PARK, BROOKLYN, NY.

Last bus departs at 8:45 AM.

TUNNEL TO TOWERS STREET CLOSURES:

SUNDAY -SEPTEMBER 27, 2009

* TO GET TO RACE ON TIME THE LAST FERRY YOU MAY TAKE WOULD BE THE 8 AM FERRY

BROOKLYN STREETS AROUND STAGING AREA:
*HAMILTON & HICKS WILL BE CLOSING AT 5:30AM ON SEPTEMBER 27, 2009
THE BROOKLYN BATTERY TUNNEL WILL CLOSE AT 8AM ON SEPTEMBER 27, 2009

MANHATTAN SIDE:
* WEST STREET WILL CLOSE AT 7 AM SOUTH OF CHAMBERS
* FDR SOUTH- 8 AM
EXIT FOR BROOKLYN BATTERY TUNNEL CLOSED

Baggage:

Baggage check is available, compliments of UPS. Trucks will be available for you to check in your bag(s) at the start, give you a claim check, and you can claim your bag at the finish.

T-Shirt Pick Up (for pre-registered runners):

  • Petrides School- 715 Ocean Terrace, Staten Island, 9/25 - Friday, 8 AM - 7 PM

  • Embassy Suites- 102 North End Ave., New York 9/26 - Saturday, 10 AM to 5 PM

    For those who are unable to make early pick up, the t-shirts will be distributed at the finish line area after the event.
  • Awards and Post-Run Ceremony:

    Top Three in the following categories:

    Male, Female, Firefighters, Police, Armed Services, and Brother for Brother Teams.

    FOR ALL RUNNERS USING OUR CHIP THIS YEAR!CLICK HERE for instr. on placing DTag Chip:

    NO TIMING CHIPS WILL BE GIVEN OUT AT RACE DAY REGISTRATION ON SUNDAY TO NEW REGISTRANTS

    Benefits:
    Disposable Tag
    Accurate Time
    No Fees for lost/unreturned tags
    Less hassle post race
    Less intrusive tag
    Easy to attach to shoe

    D-Tag Instructional Video:

    CLICK HERE for video demo

    Event Description:


    Tunnel To Towers Run

    Transforming the World with Love, One Child at a Time

    The sole purpose of our Foundation is to honor the legacy of love given to us by Stephen Siller, FDNY.

    We do this by paying tribute to his heroic life and death, his 342 FDNY brothers, and all those lost on 9/11, through the annual Tunnel To Towers Run. We support the Pediatric Unit of the NYC Firefighter Burn Center and burn centers throughout the nation.

    We strive to help children who have lost one or both parents through local community awards and contributions to organizations with a like mission.

    *The Stephen Siller, FDNY, 'Let Us Do Good' Children's Foundation is a 501(3)(c) tax-exempt charitable Foundation.*

    FUNDRAISING INFORMATION


    Are you interested in becoming a fundraiser and helping us to raise more money for the Stephen Siller Foundation?

    We are excited to be introducing online fundraising this year along with some wonderful incentives for our fundraisers:

    $100.00 - Race Hat
    $500,00 - Race Hat and Pullover
    $1,000.00 - Two Race Hats and Two Jackets and the PBS Special DVD "For the Love of their Brother"
    $2,500.00 - Two Race Hats and Two Jackets and the PBS Special DVD "For the Love of their Brother" and Signed Print From The Artist Gregory Perillo of Firefighter Stephen Siller Running Through The Tunnel...

    If you are interested in joining our efforts, please visit www.active.com/donate/tunneltotowersrun09 and click on become a fundraiser to start building your own personal fundraising page.

    We sincerely appreciate your efforts to help out cause.

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