Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk – Tomball, TX

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How far is a Tunnel to Towers Run & Walk? This is a 5K (3.1 miles) to walk or run this event. Anyone can run, walk, or experience this event.  First Responders and Military are encouraged to run/walk in full gear.

Where can I pick up my packet? Every-bellies Restaurant • 106 Market St • Tomball TX 77375 on May 20th from 6 pm – 8 pm

Can I register the day of the run? Yes. Registration will open at 7am the morning of the run, with the run starting by 8:30am. If you wait to register, we may not have a shirt for you and we do not guarantee sizes for late registrants. If you register after packet pick-up, you may not receive your t-shirt and any other race day swag.

When does online registration close? May 18th

Do I have to wear my bib number? Yes, please display your bib on the front of your outermost garment. Those who run without a bib will be asked to leave the course and will not be allowed to finish.

I am a fast runner. Can I get a front-line position? Runners predicting a pace faster than 6 minute/mile will be seeded in the front corral (arrive early).  

Will there be awards for running? Yes, we keep them very simple since our mission is to honor first responders, most of our awards are based on firefighters, police or military running in gear in the same fashion that Stephen Siller did on 9/11. This event is intended to be an experience and much more than a run. 

Will water be available? Yes, a water station will be available along the route and there will be water available at the start/finish line.

What can you bring to the event? Can I run with a stroller, backpack, wheelchair, roller blades, bicycle, etc.? Strollers and wheelchairs are permitted. Firefighter turnout gear and military backpacks are also permitted. Please leave all personal items and valuables in your vehicle. All items should be stored securely at the owner's risk. Tunnel to Towers Foundation will not be responsible for the loss of any items.

Are Pets allowed?   Yes, Pets must be kept on a 6ft leash and be always under the owners’ control while in the parks.

Does my registration fee count towards my fundraising goal? No, your registration fee does not count toward the fundraising goal.

Can someone else pick up my packet for me? Yes, they can. They must present a copy of your registration receipt. And don't forget to thank them!

Can I still donate to a team and/or individual after the start of the race? Yes. Donations will be accepted for 6 weeks after the event.

How can my company/organization sponsor this event? Please send all sponsorship correspondence to houston@t2t.org with your contact information and someone will be in touch with you within 24 hours.

I would like to donate goods or services to this event. How do I do that? You can contact us at houston@t2t.org. We make every effort to keep costs down to allow us to give the most to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation in Stephen Siller's name. Your generosity will be greatly appreciated.

As a participant, can I fundraise/encourage others to donate? Yes! Once you are registered, you will be given directions to start your own fundraising page and you will be able to accept donations online.

Do you want to donate cash/money?  We can help you with that. Contact us at houston@t2t.org and we can walk you through the process or you can send donations directly to ATTN : Mark Phillips – 2361 Hylan Boulevard., Staten Island, NY 10306 – please give us your information so we can add it to your fundraising page.

Where can I mail an OFFLINE donation (check made payable to Tunnel to Towers Foundation)? Please mail any offline donations to:

Tunnel to Towers Foundation Attn: Mark Phillips -T2T Houston 5k Run & Walk  2361 Hylan Blvd. Staten Island, NY 10306

Can I transfer my registration to another participant? Yes. See information above OR contact us at houston@t2t.org and we will manually change it in our system.

Can I get a refund? We do not provide refunds for the event regardless if you cannot make the date or the foundation needs to cancel the event for extenuating circumstances. Registration may be transferred to another person.

How can I volunteer? It's simple! Email us at houston@t2t.org and we will reply within 24 hours. Volunteers are always needed for the day of festivities. Thank you!

Do registrants get receipts? When you register online you should automatically receive a receipt. If paying by credit card or check that is your receipt. If paying in cash, receipt upon request.

Is there a medical staff available on-site? Yes, there will be an Emergency Medical Service team available on site. There is also radio communication available on the course to help communicate with the EMS .

What safety measures are you taking regarding COVID -19? We will be abiding by all local and state guidelines regarding masks and social distancing. Stay tuned for updates as the event gets closer.

Why is it required to answer YES or NO to the Covid-19 vaccination question? The Tunnel to Towers Foundation has followed all protocols and guidelines implemented since COVID -19 was first declared a pandemic. Each city and state currently have their own regulations in place, and Tunnel to Towers must be prepared and collect all data for whatever new guidelines may be implemented.

This will be the first year in Tomball, and we are excited to once again bring together the community to honor first responders, remember 9/11, and raise funds for the Tunnel to Towers programs.

Date: May 21, 2022 on Satruday


Distance: 5k


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