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2018 Tunnels to Towers Walk/Run. Saturday, Sept 8th 9AM. Register Now while you can.

Join us for WNY's largest 9/11 Remembrance Event and help build accessible homes for wounded combat veterans!

On Saturday September 8th the 3rd Annual Buffalo, NY Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers 5k Run/Walk will be held at the Bellevue Fire Hall in Cheektowaga at 09:00hrs

This event is named after a FDNY firefighter killed in the collapse of the World Trade Center towers and has 3 main goals:

  1. Help us keep our promise to "Never Forget" the attacks of 9/11 and the heroism on display that day

  2. Honor our current First Responders and Military

  3. Build accessible, mortgage-free homes for U.S. military personnel catastrophically wounded in combat in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

Everyone is welcome: runners, walkers, firefighters, family, friends, children, everyone!

Registration is $25 per person online at

Select the Buffalo event.

First Responders and Military personnel can get at $5 discount using the Promotional Code - FRMIL

Fire Departments are encouraged to create teams and compete for the "Siller Cup", which goes to the department with the largest group.

You can also bring apparatus for along the route. Last year we had over 20 pieces of apparatus, with 7 giant American flags hanging from ladders for the participants to pass under.

If you wish to bring apparatus or have questions please contact us at to coordinate.

We hope to see you there on September 8th!!

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