As the trusted champion of lung health, the American Lung Association closely follows CDC guidance related to COVID-19. Our COVID-19 safety protocols may shift in response to updated COVID-19 local conditions and local ordinances. When the local community spread referenced on the CDC map is high, shown in orange, masks are encouraged in high traffic areas. The American Lung Association reserves the right to adjust safety protocols, up to seven days prior, based on CDC guidance and/or venue, state, and local ordinances.
Climb Higher in 2022
Whether you're new to stair-climbing or a veteran Climber, you can choose your adventure—how you climb is up to you:
climb for the top time
race for your personal best
take it at your own pace
We have participant options for every type of Climber, including special categories for EMTs, First Responders and Firefighters.
Where You'll Be Climbing
The 2022 Chicago Fight For Air Climb, presented by UnitedHealthcare, will be held at historic Soldier Field, home of the Chicago Bears and the Chicago Fire. Featuring one-of-a-kind views of the city skyline and the best set of stairs this side of the Mississippi. Soldier Field is the perfect setting for a day of fun, challenge and camaraderie.
So Much to Celebrate! This year, the Fight For Air Climb will be a celebration like never before. Whether you’re celebrating Father’s Day, Juneteenth, Pride month or the simple joy of being together again, we invite you to join us on June 19th at Soldier Field. Help us raise critical funds to support research and lung health in our community.
Save your spot at the starting line and register today!
In March of 2020, the American Lung Association launched a $25 million initiative to end COVID-19 and defend against future respiratory virus pandemics. At the same time, we're continuing our advocacy work to support clean air and redoubling our long-term commitments to lifesaving research.
Over the last 12 years, the Climbers have raised more than $65 million to support the mission of the American Lung Association.
Join us. Because Every Step Counts and every step makes a difference.