May 8, 20218 a.m. MTN


Coors FieldDenver, CO view on map


Katharine Georgekatharine.george@lung.org303-847-0280


Online Registration Closed

Registration for the 16th Annual Fight for Air Climb presented by Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield is now full and closed. Due to Covid-19 protocols and wave limitations, we cannot accommodate on site registration. We hope you will join us next year.

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.

We encourage all registered climbers to download the free app for their personalized start time and post race results: https://live.sporthive.com/event/10520


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.


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

Health Benefits of Stair-Climbing

  • Improves balance and coordination
  • Engages and 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
  • Free pick-me up snack and timing chip
  • A sense of accomplishment for supporting people who are fighting for every breath

Together We've Raised…

  • Raised:

    Goal: $175,000.00

Top Participants

    1. Milestone Personal Gift David Kaufman - $13,350.00
    2. John Brackney - $4,260.00
    3. Milestone Personal Gift Stacy Ohlsson - $3,290.00
    4. Milestone Personal Gift Gabrielle Bogan - $3,077.00
    5. Milestone Personal Gift Neil Bogan - $3,016.00
    6. Milestone Personal Gift Joy Pulitzer - $2,676.00
    7. Personal Gift David Jacobs - $2,636.00
    8. Milestone Personal Gift Anya Stinton - $2,600.00
    9. Milestone Personal Gift Damian Solorzano - $2,300.00
    10. Milestone Personal Gift Brooke Delgado - $1,707.40

    Top Teams

      1. Level 3 Fitness - $25,422.00
      2. Webolutions Revolutions - $6,375.00
      3. RT STRONG - $6,335.00
      4. Team Grover - $4,305.00
      5. Stepping Up - $3,780.00
      6. Move Your Ass-thma! - $3,540.00
      7. Pulitzer Promos - $3,407.00
      8. elements - $3,400.00
      9. Team Biodesix - $3,220.00
      10. Smithereens - $3,060.85

      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


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      UC Health Inspire Brookfield RoadRunner Sports 

      National Sponsors

      National Climb Partner for Healthy Air


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      National Corporate Team Partner

      Kindred Healthcare

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