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Every Step Counts

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When:

February 9, 20197 AM (CST)

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Where:

Oakbrook Terrace Tower31 Floors, 680 Stairs

Event Details

 

Contact:

Breana Hernandez 312-940-8004

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Online registration has now closed. Onsite Registration will be available for $55 (+$100 fundraising) during packet pickup on Friday, February 8th from 4-7pm and on event day.

Register, and we will help you from the first step in your Climb experience all the way to the finish line. There is no elevator to a cure; you have to take the stairs. Contact us with questions or for more information.

BEFORE EVENT DAY
Start Times: Times have been posted. Please click below to view your start time, if you have any questions please call 312-781-1100.

OBT Start Time Lists - In Start Time Order

OBT Start Time Lists - In Alpha Order

Please arrive 20 minutes prior to your start time to check in.

Packet Pick-Up: Skip the lines on event day and join us at Packet Pick-Up on Friday, February 8th from 4pm-7pm at Oakbrook Terrace Tower. Please note that your fundraising minimum must be met to pick-up your packet. Each individual must pick-up his/her own packet. Packets may also be obtained on event day. Only climbers who have met their individual $100 fundraising minimum will be able to participate. Any donations that you have collected may be turned in at Packet Pick-Up or Event Check-In. If you have not met your fundraising requirement you will be asked to present a credit card, cash or personal check to meet the minimum. Packets may also be obtained on event day.

EVENT DAY
Location: Oakbrook Terrace Tower - One Tower Lane, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181. Click here for directions.

Timing Results & Beat Your Time: After you climb, visit our Timing Station for preliminary timing results. It could take up to 15 minutes for your results to appear after you've finished climbing. Beat Your Time from 2018 to earn a ribbon to add to your medal!

Climbing Etiquette, Safety & Water Stations: If a faster climber is approaching you, please move to the outside wall so they can easily pass you. Headphones are allowed, but please keep the volume low. There will be water stations in the tower!

Guests & Spectators: Due to limited space, guests are only allowed in the building lobby.

IF YOU HAVE ASTHMA OR USE AN INHALER, PLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING IT TO THE CLIMB.

One of the American Lung Association's signature fundraising events, Fight For Air Climbs are stair climbs held in prominent skyscrapers around the country. Climbers join friends, family, co-workers or even fly solo, climbing the stairs of the building to the top! Over the last several years, our Fight For Air Climbs have raised more than $53 million to support the mission of the American Lung Association.

More than 26,000 participants from 44 Climb events across the country came together last year to raise more than $7.4 million. This year, you can join the challenge and raise money to help provide life-saving lung health research, patient education and public policy efforts.

The Fight For Air Climbs vary in the number of stairs to climb, but each event offers an opportunity for teams and individuals to challenge themselves. And every step you take moves us forward in our fight for healthy lungs and clean air.

Are you ready to help make Every Step Count?

Register Today Donate

Help a participant or team reach their fundraising goals.

To find an individual or team participating in this event, enter all or part of the name in this field:

Online registration has now closed. Onsite Registration will be available for $55 (+$100 fundraising) during packet pickup on Friday, February 8th from 4-7pm and on event day.

Register, and we will help you from the first step in your Climb experience all the way to the finish line. There is no elevator to a cure; you have to take the stairs. Contact us with questions or for more information.

BEFORE EVENT DAY
Start Times: Times have been posted. Please click below to view your start time, if you have any questions please call 312-781-1100.

OBT Start Time Lists - In Start Time Order

OBT Start Time Lists - In Alpha Order

Please arrive 20 minutes prior to your start time to check in.

Packet Pick-Up: Skip the lines on event day and join us at Packet Pick-Up on Friday, February 8th from 4pm-7pm at Oakbrook Terrace Tower. Please note that your fundraising minimum must be met to pick-up your packet. Each individual must pick-up his/her own packet. Packets may also be obtained on event day. Only climbers who have met their individual $100 fundraising minimum will be able to participate. Any donations that you have collected may be turned in at Packet Pick-Up or Event Check-In. If you have not met your fundraising requirement you will be asked to present a credit card, cash or personal check to meet the minimum. Packets may also be obtained on event day.

EVENT DAY
Location: Oakbrook Terrace Tower - One Tower Lane, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181. Click here for directions.

Timing Results & Beat Your Time: After you climb, visit our Timing Station for preliminary timing results. It could take up to 15 minutes for your results to appear after you've finished climbing. Beat Your Time from 2018 to earn a ribbon to add to your medal!

Climbing Etiquette, Safety & Water Stations: If a faster climber is approaching you, please move to the outside wall so they can easily pass you. Headphones are allowed, but please keep the volume low. There will be water stations in the tower!

Guests & Spectators: Due to limited space, guests are only allowed in the building lobby.

IF YOU HAVE ASTHMA OR USE AN INHALER, PLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING IT TO THE CLIMB.

One of the American Lung Association's signature fundraising events, Fight For Air Climbs are stair climbs held in prominent skyscrapers around the country. Climbers join friends, family, co-workers or even fly solo, climbing the stairs of the building to the top! Over the last several years, our Fight For Air Climbs have raised more than $53 million to support the mission of the American Lung Association.

More than 26,000 participants from 44 Climb events across the country came together last year to raise more than $7.4 million. This year, you can join the challenge and raise money to help provide life-saving lung health research, patient education and public policy efforts.

The Fight For Air Climbs vary in the number of stairs to climb, but each event offers an opportunity for teams and individuals to challenge themselves. And every step you take moves us forward in our fight for healthy lungs and clean air.

Are you ready to help make Every Step Count?

Register Today Donate

Help a participant or team reach their fundraising goals.

To find an individual or team participating in this event, enter all or part of the name in this field:

  • We've Raised:

    Our Goal: $150,000.00

Top Participants

    1. Milestone Personal Gift Frederick Stein - $8,050.00
    2. Milestone Richard Gray, Jr - $4,212.00
    3. Milestone Personal Gift Heather Kastor - $2,520.00
    4. Milestone Michael Polizzi - $2,382.00
    5. Milestone Personal Gift Aaron Loughran - $2,159.00
    6. Milestone Personal Gift Michelle Ogden - $1,660.00
    7. Milestone Nick Polizzi - $1,583.00
    8. Milestone Personal Gift Karen Roete - $1,110.00
    9. You Are Fundraising Like a Pro Personal Gift Lindsay Forsberg - $954.00
    10. You Are Fundraising Like a Pro Personal Gift Cristina Grabski - $720.00

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    Top Teams

      1. Team Todd - $12,024.00
      2. Redbox - $8,638.00
      3. Amanda's Army - $4,832.00
      4. NRFD Local 2714 - $4,287.00
      5. River's Runners - $3,294.00
      6. The RML Ascenders - $2,888.00
      7. I Think I Love You - $2,652.00
      8. Gol Dang Amazing - $2,542.00
      9. MTCares - $2,314.00
      10. Go Ahead & Stair... I Do - $2,281.00

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