6TH ANNUAL STEPHEN SILLER TUNNEL TO TOWERS RUN

pOn Sunday September 30th 12 members of the Elmsford Fire Department along with family members and friends participated in the 6th Annual Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers RunWalk.ppwa hrefhttpwww.tunneltotowersrun.orgww.tunneltotowersrun.orgappThe 5K runwalk retraces the steps that Firefighter Siller FDNY Squad Co. 1 took on 91101 when he ran through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to the World Trade Center Towers and was subsequently killed in the line of duty.pp22000 runners and walkers to took to the streets on a beautiful and inspirational day first going through the tunnel which was lined with uniformed FDNY firefighters holding 343 American flags and 343 photo banners of all the 911 deceased firefighters.ppExiting the tunnel participants were greeted by tunes from the FDNY Emerald Society Pipe Band. Traveling along the Hudson River they were saluted by streams from the FDNY fireboat Marine Co. 1.ppFinally they crossed the finish line under a large American flag which was hung between the aerial ladders of FDNY Ladder Co. 10 and the Roselle NJ Ladder Company.ppA large street fair followed with lots of great food beverage and friendship during which they were addressed by members of the Siller family former Mayor Rudy Giuliani the FDNY Commissioner and the FDNY Chief of Department.ppA was truly a great dayp