Eastern Washington University to Host 9-11 Memorial Stair Climb

During the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on New York City, first responders had to run up the stairwells in the World Trade Center buildings to rescue people before the building collapsed.  In honor of the first responders that lost their lives that day, a 9-11 Memorial Stair Climb has been organized on the Eastern Washington University by the campus police department.

Dressler Hall on the EWU campus.

The stair climb will begin on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 07:00 AM at Dressler Hall.  The World Trade Center had 104 floors and Dressler Hall has only 11 floors.  To match what first responders experienced during the 9-11 attacks, participants in the stair climb will run up the main stairs in Dressler Hall and down the fire escape 10 times.

First responders and military personnel are encouraged to run the stairs in uniform, but the general public is welcome to attend as well in gym clothes.  Parking for the event will be free in Lots P-12 and P-16.

Free parking locations at lots P-12 and P-16 for the EWU 9-11 Memorial Stair Climb

EWU ROTC encourages everyone to please come out and support first responders this upcoming 9-11 anniversary by participating in the stair climb.

Go Eags!

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