COVID-19. Lung disease. Air pollution. These things aren't going away. That's why we're taking the stairs. We climb for people fighting for breath across the country and in our community. We’re working to make an impact now and to ensure a healthier future for our kids and grandkids.
Whether you're new to climbing, have reached the top before, or you're a firefighter climbing in full gear, this climbing adventure is for you.
How you climb is up to you. The Fight For Air Climb is a climb up the stairs in your house or outside. It’s a run up a hill or a jog through the park. It’s jumping rope or jumping jacks.
In this virtual world, the Fight For Air Climb is what you make it, and we are working together to support people who are fighting for every breath.
Because of COVID-19, we’re being safe by staying home, but that doesn’t mean we’re slowing down. If anything, your participation is urgent and more important than ever.
No matter how you choose to climb, we'll help you every step of the way! Climb for the shared challenge. Climb for the camaraderie. Climb for a world free of COVID-19 and lung disease.
Join the Fight For Air Climb Nashville for the challenge and for a world free of COVID-19 and lung disease.
Please review the details below regarding how you can participate as a Virtual Climber at the 2020 Fight For Air Climb Nashville.
Registration for all participant types is $25.
You’ll be presented with several participation options, each with their own levels of challenges found under the Event Information Tab.
Elite Climber (equivalent to the Vertical Mile/Vertical Half-Mile)
Firefighter/First Responder Climber
All Virtual Climbers can earn their commemorative Fight for Air Climb t-shirt, accomplishment certificate, and commemorative bib! Simply complete your selected fundraising minimum by November 14th to receive your items.
Post your pictures and videos on social media using #FightForAirClimbNashville #NashvilleClimb #EveryStepCounts #ClimbAgainstCOVID
For more detailed information on the virtual event, including additional incentives, ways to stay connected and how to communicate with your donors, please check out our FAQs page.
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.
So far, the Climbers have raised more than $53 million to support the mission of the American Lung Association. Last year, more than 27,000 participants from 43 Climb events across the country came together last year to raise more than $8 million.
Join us. Because Every Step Counts and every step makes a difference.