March 9, 20247:00 AM - 1:00 PM


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Thank you from the bottom of our lungs!

The 2024 Fight For Air Climb - Milwaukee marked an extraordinary day, made possible by your generous support!

Your efforts continue to make a difference and help take the mission of the American Lung Association to new heights. Your support makes our work possible for the 744,000+ Wisconsinites living with lung disease.

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The Premier Stair-Climbing Event in 2024 with the American Lung Association

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Timing Results

View your Timing Results Have a timing issue or question? Contact our timing company by clicking the Question about Results? Get in Touch link on the timing results website.

Event Photos

We've posted a gallery of great Climb Day photos.

Please share your event day photos with us - tag @LungWisconsinClimb on Facebook and @LungWisconsin on Instagram. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #ClimbMKE.

There's Still Time To Earn Incentives

It’s not too late to earn an additional fundraising incentive! You have until April 9 to qualify when you raise $175+. View our Incentive Flyer to check what you could earn!


Did you win one of our award categories? Congratulations! We will contact award winners over the next several weeks.

Thank You!

On behalf of our Climb Committee, Wisconsin Leadership Board, and the Lung Association Staff — thank you for making an impact for all Wisconsinites living with lung disease and their families.


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: $550,000.00

Top Participants

    1. Milestone Personal Gift Robert Oakleaf - $18,000.00
    2. Milestone Chris Cahlamer - $12,112.02
    3. Milestone Personal Gift Chuck Roberts - $6,240.00
    4. Milestone Personal Gift Sandi Greenway - $4,455.00
    5. Milestone Personal Gift Jon Skavlem - $4,380.00
    6. Milestone Personal Gift Joleen Tichelaar - $3,580.00
    7. Milestone Personal Gift Tom Messplay - $3,185.00
    8. Milestone Personal Gift Nadine O'Malley - $3,163.44
    9. Milestone Personal Gift Lewis Bartfield - $3,100.00
    10. Milestone Personal Gift Angie Palmer - $2,776.25

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    Top Teams

      1. Oakleaf Ascenders - $20,535.00
      2. Climbing Cahlamers - $14,459.02
      3. Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield - $12,970.79
      4. Milwaukee Junior Fire Institute Team 6 - $11,535.00
      5. Team Baird - $10,894.35
      6. Baker Tilly Milwaukee - $5,980.00
      7. Quarles Climbers for Maddie - $5,471.13
      8. Hydrite Beakers - $4,825.81
      9. Godfrey+Kahn & Friends - $4,795.65
      10. Madison Fire - $4,416.00

      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

      Presenting Sponsor


      Gold Level Sponsors

      Godfrey & Kahn April Aire 411 East Wisconsin Center TMJ4 99.1 The Mix 103.7 KISS-FM

      Silver Level Sponsors

      Baird US Bank Oakleaf Hydrite MSA We Energies Froedtert Health Merck

      Bronze Level Sponsors

      City of Hope PyraMax Bank Sikich
      Bostik ABM Milwaukee Admirals/Anon Charitable Trust Quarles Genentech

      National Sponsors

      National Climb Partner for Healthy Air


      Become a Sponsor

      National Corporate Team Partner

      Kindred Hospitals

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