February 24, 20248:00 AM - 12:00 PM (ET)


Rhodes TowerColumbus, OH view on map


Brittany SinzingerBrittany.Sinzinger@lung.org614-279-1700


The Premier Stair-Climbing Event in Columbus

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 - Columbus, is returning to Rhodes Tower. Come climb the tallest tower in Central Ohio. Rhodes Tower is the perfect setting for a day of fun, challenge and camaraderie.

Registration Fees:
$35 Until Event Day
$40 Day of Event


Packet Pick-Up Information

Packet Pick-Up will be held at Columbus Running Company in Dublin on Thursday February 22nd from 5:00 - 8:00 PM.

  • Columbus Running Company
    6465 Perimeter Dr
    Dublin, OH 43016

* If you cannot attend packet pick-up, you may pick up your packet on race day, starting at 8:00 AM.

Registration Closing

NEW this year- we will not be closing registration! You can register up to the day of the event, or as you’re walking in the door!

Please remember, all participants are responsible for their $100 fundraising minimum, regardless of registration date.

Important Event Day Info


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: $143,000.00

Top Participants

    1. Milestone Personal Gift Miriam Siegfried - $4,195.00
    2. Milestone Personal Gift Russell Gill - $3,995.00
    3. Milestone Personal Gift Tom Lacey - $2,091.46
    4. Milestone Maggie Watson - $2,040.00
    5. Milestone Personal Gift Rachel Du - $1,259.00
    6. Milestone Personal Gift Therese McGarity - $1,065.00
    7. Milestone Personal Gift Kevin Brandeberry - $1,045.00
    8. Milestone Michelle Schneider - $960.00
    9. Milestone Personal Gift Misty Hill - $845.00
    10. Milestone Personal Gift Andrew Feast - $834.94

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    Top Teams

      1. Taura Strong - $8,744.00
      2. One More Step - $5,654.00
      3. Columbus Firefighters Local 67 - $4,561.46
      4. Big Lots Climbers - $3,251.90
      5. F3 - Kings of the Gloom - $2,128.00
      6. Team AeroCare - $2,025.00
      7. JO Pros - $1,520.00
      8. The Avaap Climbing Crew - $1,510.00
      9. Power Climbers - $1,474.27
      10. Collective Climbers - $1,452.00

      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

      Zangmeister Cancer Center RadioU

      Gold Sponsors

      Huntington Bank Nationwide Children's Hospital USBank Big Lots!

      Silver Sponsors

       Encova Insurance Walmart Foundation AstraZeneca Monitored Therapeutics

      Supporting Sponsor

      Fischer Red Brick Tap and Grill Heritage Clinic of Chiropractic

      National Sponsors

      National Climb Partner for Healthy Air


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      National Corporate Team Partner

      Kindred Hospitals

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