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UF 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb
Wed Sep 11
|Public details: Come out and join Gainesville's finest in Red to Honor and Remember America's Fallen Heros. We will be climbing 1,980 steps to equal a total of 110 stories, the same number as the World Trade Center in New York, in memory of the 343 firefighters who died on Sept. 11, 2001.
In addition to the New York City Fire Department (FDNY),
37 police officers of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Police Department (PAPD);
23 police officers of the New York City Police Department (NYPD); and 8 emergency medical technicians and paramedics from private emergency medical services and
1 A patrolman from the New York Fire Patrol all lost their life serving to protect others that day.|