March 5, 20237:00 a.m. CST


Oakbrook Terrace TowerOakbrook, IL view on map


Kristina GromalaEventsCHI@Lung.org 312-781-1100


The Premier Stair-Climbing Event in Oakbrook

Our Fight For Air Climb is designed for every type of climber, from beginners to competitive climbers.

How you climb is up to you: race to the top or take it at your own speed.

Assemble your crew: for the best Climb experience, form a team of friends and family, coworkers or neighbors.

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The Premier Stair-Climbing Event in 2023 with the American Lung Association

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Where you'll be climbing

The Fight For Air Climb, is returning to Oakbrook Terrace Tower for the first time since 2020! Join us back indoors climbing up the stairs of the most historic Fight For Air Climb in the county. Oakbrook Terrace Tower is the perfect setting for a day of fun, challenge and camaraderie.

Space on the stairs is limited, so save your spot and register today.

Please note there is a $100 fundraising minimum for all climbers to participate at Oakbrook Terrace Tower on March 5, 2023


Do Good, Feel Great

  • You are supporting people with lung disease who are fighting for every breath.
  • You are stepping up for clean air across the country and in your community.
  • You are doing something positive for yourself and for people in need.

Health Benefits

  • Improves balance and coordination.
  • Strengthens more major muscles, including your glutes… you’re welcome!
  • 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 in a supportive, celebratory atmosphere.
  • A safe, enjoyable event experience with a complimentary pick-me-up snack and water.

Together We've Raised…

  • Raised:

    Goal: $100,000.00

Top Participants

    1. Milestone Personal Gift Karen Roete - $410.00
    2. Milestone Personal Gift Maria Ayala - $350.00
    3. Milestone Lynn Degnan - $350.00
    4. Milestone Personal Gift Robin Brumm Hellard - $345.00
    5. Milestone Leilani Cruz - $335.00
    6. Milestone Joshua Beaman - $310.00
    7. Milestone Personal Gift Kelly Fagan - $290.00
    8. Milestone Personal Gift Dan Czaruk - $265.00
    9. Milestone Suzy Jacobs - $255.00
    10. Milestone Personal Gift Nayeli Aguilar - $215.00

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      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 $71 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

      Assurant ComEd Holland & Knight I Heart Radio Protiviti United HealthCare

      National Sponsors

      National Climb Partner for Healthy Air


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