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Memorial Mission

Stephen Siller Tunnel-To-Towers 5K
Fire
Cheektowaga, New York - 09 Sep 2017


ABOUT THE MISSION:

The PGR has been invited to participate in this important event and fund raiser. This is WNY's largest 9/11 Remembrance event, and is named after an off-duty FDNY firefighter who ran from Brooklyn, thru the Brooklyn/Battery Tunnel, to the World Trade Center, and died in the collapse of the Towers. This event has three (3) purposes: Honor America's First Responders; Help us keep our National promise to "Never Forget"; Raise funds to build homes for American military personnel severely wounded in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The foundation has built over 36 homes for veterans who have sacrificed 2, 3 or even all 4 limbs in IED explosions, been severely burned, or have been paralyzed. A home is being worked on now for WNY Marine Cpl. Mark O'Brien, who was injured in Iraq when his Humvee was hit by an RPG during an insurgent attack. Cpl. Mark O'Brien will be present at this event. This event is expected to attract 500 runners.


PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 09 Sep 2017
Primary Staging Time: 8:00 A.M.

Bellevue Volunteer Fire Department
511 Como Park Blvd.
Cheektowaga, New York -
http://mapq.st/2xOPbHi


Ride Captain:


Special Instructions:

The PGR will provide a Flag Line during the 15-minute Opening Ceremonies at 9:00 AM (National Anthem, Presentation of Colors, 9/11 Tribute.)
Then for the start of the 5-K race, PGR bikes will ride ahead of the runners for the first 1/2-mile. This will end our Mission.
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Please arrive on time with a clean 3x5 American Flag or Service Branch flag of your choice.
Large bike flags are encouraged, please ensure they are properly placed and securely attached.


Flags & Water:

Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.
 
Submitted by:
Don Higgins, SRC, R-1
gladiator6988@hotmail.com

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