Tunnel to Towers 2013 Highlights
The Tunnel to Towers 5k commemorates Stephen Siller, an off duty New York firefighter who abandoned his car, strapped on 70 lbs of gear, and ran through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Siller laid down his life that day, one of the 343 firefighters who gave their lives. The race also raises funds for a number charities. After the race Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band, who tour the country raising money for charity and perform for troops, gave a concert to the runners.