April 20, 202410:00 AM - 4:00 PM (MT)


Albuquerque Fire Training AcademyAlbuquerque, NM view on map


Maria GeisselerMaria.Geisseler@lung.org505-814-7554


The Premier Stair-Climbing Event in Albuquerque

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 2024 with the American Lung Association

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Where you'll be climbing

The Fight For Air Climb - Albuquerque, is returning to the Albuquerque Fire Training Academy, featuring one-of-a-kind views and the best set of stairs this side of the Sandias. Albuquerque Fire Training Academy 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.

Registration Fee:

Please note there is a $100 fundraising minimum for all climbers to participate at Albuquerque Fire Training Academy on April 20, 2024


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: $80,000.00

Top Participants

    1. Personal Gift Veronica Bruce - $55.00
    2. Personal Gift Tomothy Zomermaand - $50.00
    3. Personal Gift Pete Garcia - $30.00
    4. Personal Gift Veronica Castillo - $20.00
    5. Personal Gift Debora Primmer - $20.00
    6. Personal Gift Noelani Plyler - $20.00
    7. Personal Gift Jason Mulson - $20.00
    8. Personal Gift John Chavez - $10.00
    9. Personal Gift Valerie Jimenez - $10.00
    10. Personal Gift Julie Green - $10.00

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    Top Teams

      1. Team HMS - $1,000.00
      2. Team Lungevity - $1,000.00
      3. Marble Brewing Benefit Team - $205.00
      4. Climbing Stairs for Pals - $55.00
      5. Athlete Ready - $30.00
      6. City of ABQ - $10.00
      7. Albuquerque Fire Rescue - $10.00

      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 $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

      Kindred Lovelace

      Firefighter of the Year Presenting Sponsor:

      AT&T First Net

      National Sponsors

      National Climb Partner for Healthy Air


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      National Corporate Team Partner

      Kindred Hospitals

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