February 6, 2021


Lynn Family StadiumLouisville, KY view on map


Deena Kinkade Adamsdeena.adams@lung.org502-363-2652

9:30 a.m. - First Responders
11:00 a.m. - Regular Climbers
12:30 p.m. - Triple Climb (5k)

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We're taking the Fight For Air Climb outdoors so we can come together safely and enjoy the day.

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Every Step Counts

Outdoors, onward and upward.

Healthy lungs and clean air. That’s why we Climb.

We're taking the Climb outside in 2021. We’re moving onward and upward, safely and responsibly, so that we can make an impact now to ensure a healthier future for all.

Join us outside for a re-imagined Climb. All are welcome to share in this adventure, whether you’re new to the event or a veteran Climber.

Just like our indoor event, how you climb outdoors is up to you. You can race to the end or take it at your own pace. There’s even a Climb Your Way virtual option for those who can’t make it to the event.

Your safety is always our number one priority. While we are planning for an outdoor event, we are continually monitoring local conditions with regard to COVID-19. Check this page for the most up-to-date information about the event.

We need you in the fight now more than ever. Come outside for the shared challenge, for the camaraderie, and for a world free of all lung disease.


Registration is now closed and the results are in!

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Firefighters - Results


Triple Climb - Results


Other Climbers - Results



Why We Climb

  • We embrace a challenge that makes us better
  • Because healthy lungs need clean air to breathe
  • Every step gets us closer to a world without lung disease

Benefits of Climbing

  • Improves balance and coordination
  • Strengthens more major muscle groups compared to walking, running or jogging on a flat surface
  • Consistent stair-climbing as a daily activity helps lower mortality risk

What You Get

  • Every climber receives an official Fight For Air Climb t-shirt
  • A sense of accomplishment for supporting people who are fighting for every breath
  • Enjoy a unique event experience with family, friends or colleagues.

Together We've Raised…

  • Raised:

    Goal: $67,450.00

Top Participants

    1. Milestone Personal Gift Ginger Bass - $3,255.50
    2. Milestone Personal Gift Cathy Zion - $2,246.00
    3. Personal Gift Carter Martin - $2,195.00
    4. Tosia Whittaker-Davis - $1,666.00
    5. Personal Gift Deena Adams - $1,400.00
    6. Personal Gift Bridget Williams - $1,350.00
    7. Personal Gift Gwen Cooper - $1,185.00
    8. Elizabeth Moir - $1,180.00
    9. Milestone Molly Mount - $1,180.00
    10. Milestone Personal Gift Tanya Wiese - $1,063.00

    Top Teams

      1. Louisville Fire - $10,637.00
      2. Semonin Steppers - $6,755.00
      3. Bottoms Up - $4,629.00
      4. Save Moir Lungs - Air Climb 2020 - $3,285.00
      5. Climbing for Deidre - $3,180.00
      6. Team Green - $2,655.00
      7. Today's Woman - $2,446.00
      8. Norton Pulmonary Specialist - $2,401.00
      9. Red Hot Chili Steppers - $1,926.00
      10. ROBO - $1,578.00

      Why We Need You in the Fight

      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.


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      Thank You to Our Local Sponsors

      Kindred Healthcare Lynn Stadium
      Protect Environmental Delta Dental Kentucky
      Sophisticated Living Today's Woman WAVE 3 Outfront Media
      Semonin Realtors Evan Williams Bourbon Experience Enjoy Life Foods Louisville Water  Stair Climb Elite 

      National Sponsors

      National Climb Partner for Healthy Air


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