March 24, 20248:00 a.m. ET


Lynn Family StadiumLouisville, KY view on map


Deena Kinkade AdamsDeena.Adams@lung.org502-363-2652


The Premier Stair-Climbing Event in Louisville

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

  • Regular Climb
  • Half Climb
  • Extreme Climb (111 minutes)
  • Stadium Stroll (on the level)
  • Firefighter & Emergency Responder Challenge
How you participate is up to you!

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 2024 with the American Lung Association

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Where you'll be climbing

The Fight For Air Climb is returning to the state of the art Lynn Family Stadium, featuring one-of-a-kind views and the best set of stairs this side of the Ohio River. Lynn Family Stadium is the perfect setting for a day of fun, challenge and camaraderie. Bring your family, friends or join us solo for an exciting day on the steps or volunteering!

Registration Fees:

Climber Race Results HERE

FFA Climb Louisville Photos HERE


Climb Times Have Been Posted

Climb starting times for teams and individual participants have been posted for the Fight For Air Climb.

Find out your start time.

Online registration is now closed.

Walk-on registrations available at 8:00 AM day of event.
For more important Climb information, download our day of event guide.


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: $142,350.00

Top Participants

    1. Milestone Personal Gift Caitlyn Walsh - $5,600.36
    2. Milestone Personal Gift John Walsh - $5,000.00
    3. Milestone Personal Gift Tyann Keown - $1,930.00
    4. Milestone Personal Gift Robert Karman - $1,800.00
    5. Milestone Personal Gift Peggy Karman - $1,545.00
    6. Personal Gift Cathy Zion - $1,435.00
    7. Personal Gift Jill Roby - $1,255.00
    8. Personal Gift Mike Sheehy - $1,210.00
    9. Milestone Personal Gift Peg Darcy - $1,200.00
    10. Milestone Personal Gift Timothy Brown - $1,129.54

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    Top Teams

      1. The Lungs of the Irish / Walsh Nation - $17,762.60
      2. The Crushers - $9,154.92
      3. Humana Breathe & Achieve - $6,165.00
      4. Semonin Steppers - $5,574.22
      5. Bottoms Up - $5,360.42
      6. 4-Dad - $3,250.50
      7. Louisville Fire - $3,136.53
      8. Better Breathing with Baptist Health - $2,486.00
      9. Just Breathe - $2,311.00
      10. 502 Dragon Boat Community - $1,724.00

      Can You Do This? Yes, You Can!

      We’ve designed the Climb to accommodate every type of Climber, whether you want to climb competitively, push yourself to the limit, or just make it to the top at your own pace. Here’s the best part: our experienced Climb team is here to support you every step of the way to get your ready for the Climb.

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      Thank You to Our Local Sponsors

      Presenting Sponsors

      ScionHealth Lynn Family Stadium

      Platinum Sponsor


      Gold Sponsor

      Protect Environmental

      Silver Sponsor

      Tri Arrows

      Bronze Sponsors

      Delta Dental of Kentucky Semonin Realtors

      Media Sponsors

      WLKY Outfront Sophisticated Living

      Supporting Sponsors

      Mister P Express League of Mascots Cardinal Moving Louisville Water
      Walmart Pacers & Racers Donut NV

      National Sponsors

      National Climb Partner for Healthy Air


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      National Corporate Team Partner

      Kindred Hospitals

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