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When

March 26, 20228:00 a.m. ET

Where

Truist Field, Home of the Charlotte KnightsCharlotte, NC view on map

Contact

Rachel Goldsteinrachel.goldstein@lung.org980-206-1104

 
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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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Climb Higher in 2022

Whether you're new to stair-climbing or a veteran Climber, you can choose your adventure—how you climb is up to you:

  • climb for the top time
  • race for your personal best
  • take it at your own pace

We have participant options for every type of Climber, including special categories for EMTs, First Responders and Firefighters.

Where You'll Be Climbing

The 2022 Charlotte Fight For Air Climb will be held at Truist Field, Home of the Charlotte Knights stadium. Featuring one-of-a-kind views of the city skyline.

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Packet Pick Up

Participants must pick up their climb packets prior to Event Day on either Wednesday, March 23rd from 12-2pm or Friday, March 25th from 12:00pm - 4:30 pm at Truist Field (main entrance). Fundraising minimums must be met in order to receive your bib/t-shirt. There will be no Event Day registration/check-in.

 

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: $145,000.00

Top Participants

    1. Milestone Personal Gift Chris Ballington - $3,680.00
    2. Milestone Mike Smith - $2,500.00
    3. Milestone Personal Gift Maggy Castellaneta - $2,205.00
    4. Milestone Personal Gift Kimberly Wilhelm - $1,865.00
    5. Milestone Personal Gift Daniel Howard - $1,690.00
    6. Milestone Personal Gift John Doty - $1,675.00
    7. Milestone Personal Gift Elena Morgan - $1,570.00
    8. Milestone Personal Gift Demond Richardson - $1,505.00
    9. Milestone Personal Gift Jennifer Hall - $1,460.00
    10. Milestone Personal Gift Jamie Lucas - $1,310.00

    Top Teams

      1. Springs Creative Dream Team - $8,335.00
      2. Top of Our Lungs - $6,385.00
      3. Lexington County Challenge Team - $3,680.00
      4. Fifth & Poplar Condos - $2,992.03
      5. Team Betty - $2,943.00
      6. The Nest Academy - $2,885.00
      7. Wayfinders - $2,785.00
      8. Rock Hill Fire Dept - $2,555.00
      9. West Blvd Ministry - $2,500.00
      10. While I breathe, I hope - $2,500.00

      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

      Delta Domtar
      Charlotte Radiology Fionix Consulting OSC Rodgers Builders

      National Sponsors

      National Climb Partner for Healthy Air

      Aprilaire

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      National Corporate Team Partner

      Kindred Hospitals

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