June 13, 20218:00 AM (CST)


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Leslie Hernandez Brownleslie.hdzbrown@lung.org913-353-9166

Together We've Raised…

  • Raised:

    Goal: $115,000.00



Due to unforeseen MLS scheduling adjustments, the Kansas City Fight For Air Climb is now on Sunday, June 13th. We are so excited to bring you the 2021 Fight For Air Climb at Children's Mercy Park, home of Sporting Kansas City and we thank you for your understanding!

Our Climb Safe Commitment

Our Climb Safe Commitment includes spatial distancing, health screenings, sanitation protocols, and face masks.

The American Lung Association is committed to the health and safety of our participants and volunteers. We will continue to closely monitor public health conditions and CDC guidelines as we plan for the 2021 event.

Click here to download our Climb Safe Commitment document.

Every Step Counts

Outdoors, onward and upward.

Childrens Mercy ParkCOVID-19. Lung Cancer. Lung disease. 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 at Children’s Mercy Park, home of Sporting Kansas City. 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.

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Thank you to all our fundraisers!

Top Participants

    1. Milestone Personal Gift Erik Lund - $2,155.00
    2. Milestone Personal Gift Michael Filing - $1,770.00
    3. Milestone Bert Maidment - $1,750.00
    4. Milestone Personal Gift Carrie Bruno-Eaton - $1,250.00
    5. Milestone Personal Gift Christa Dubill - $825.00
    6. Milestone Personal Gift Russ Everhart - $775.00
    7. Milestone Personal Gift Bevin Parker - $715.00
    8. Milestone Terri Dickey - $675.00
    9. Milestone Personal Gift Erica Williams - $550.00
    10. Milestone Personal Gift Sarah Woodard - $535.00

    Top Teams

      1. Blue KC - Live Fearless - $3,850.00
      2. TEAM BERT - $2,950.00
      3. Jones LUNG LaSalle - $2,510.00
      4. Bruno's EZ Breathers - $2,165.00
      5. UMB Climb Squad - $1,770.00
      6. Southsiders - $1,590.00
      7. Kindred Northland - $1,550.00
      8. Boot Camp Babes - $1,045.00
      9. Altitude Sickness - $810.00
      10. Geeks 4Life - $550.00

      Why We Need You in the Fight

      In March, 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 11 years, the Climbers have raised more than $60 million to support the mission of the American Lung Association. Last year, more than 26,000 participants from 43 Climb events across the country came together last year to raise more than $7 million.

      Join us. Because Every Step Counts and every step makes a difference.

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      Thank You to Our Local Sponsors

      Presenting Sponsor

      Empower Retirement
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City Children's Mercy Park Fox4 
      North Kansas City Hospital   GEHA   Kindred Hospital Northland Jeffery & Eva Karp UMB Bank  
      Bank of Blue Valley  Children's Mercy Hospital  Ascension Via Christi Husch Blackwell

      National Sponsors

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