June 19, 2021


Soldier FieldChicago, IL view on map


Erik MarantoEventsCHI@Lung.org312-781-1100

Together We've Raised…

  • Raised:

    Goal: $300,000.00


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.

Soldier FieldCOVID-19. Lung Cancer. Lung Disease. Clean Air. That’s why we Climb.

We're taking the Climb outside in 2021 with our presenting sponsor UnitedHealthcare. 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 Soldier Field on Saturday, June 19. 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. Personal Gift Jessica Arce - $2,530.00
    2. Milestone Personal Gift Karle McLaughlin - $1,292.00
    3. Personal Gift Frank Keldermans - $1,250.25
    4. Personal Gift Cheryl Jenkins - $1,115.00
    5. Personal Gift Lynette De Young - $1,085.00
    6. Personal Gift Robert Oakleaf - $900.00
    7. Personal Gift Rebecca Grandys - $850.00
    8. Henga Jamshad - $835.00
    9. Personal Gift Heather Kastor - $724.00
    10. Personal Gift Larry Tsuchida - $530.00

    Top Teams

      1. Assurant Team Page - $7,500.00
      2. Assurance Rock Stars - $4,430.00
      3. Millennium Trust Climbers - $4,055.00
      4. ONE LUNG KING - $3,100.00
      5. The Scrambled Legs - $2,590.00
      6. UnitedHealthcare - $2,410.00
      7. Amanda's Army - $1,995.00
      8. Holland & Knight/ AlterDomus - $1,850.25
      9. BFF4SS - $1,760.00
      10. Step it Up - $1,567.00

      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

      Local Presenting Sponsor

      United Healthcare
      Northwestern Medicine Target HK Law ComEd
      Assurance Republic Bank Kindred Healthcare Assurant
      Molex Protiviti Grubhub RML Elkay HDMZ Aflac J.C. Anderson
      Robert Half White Raven Group Beary Landscape Schindler
      ABM Capco Illinois Transport Elite Ambulance

      National Sponsors

      National Climb Partner for Healthy Air


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      National Corporate Team Partner

      Kindred Healthcare

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