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.

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

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

Please note there is a $100 fundraising minimum for all climbers to participate at Rhodes Tower on February 24, 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: $143,000.00

Top Participants

    1. Milestone Personal Gift Tom Lacey - $736.15
    2. Milestone Tyler Yaple - $235.00
    3. Milestone Personal Gift W. Scott Kemmerling - $200.00
    4. Milestone Personal Gift Sherrie Matteson - $165.00
    5. Milestone Personal Gift Emily Seymour - $135.00
    6. Milestone Personal Gift Alan Blake - $100.00
    7. Milestone Personal Gift Tim Malloy - $100.00
    8. Milestone Miriam Siegfried - $100.00
    9. Milestone Personal Gift Brian Stanfill - $100.00
    10. Milestone Personal Gift Robert Booker - $100.00

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    Top Teams

      1. Columbus Firefighters Local 67 - $746.15
      2. Airbenders - $235.00
      3. JO Pros - $235.00
      4. Team TWA - $185.00
      5. One More Step - $100.00
      6. Zangmeister Cancer Center - $90.60
      7. Climbing for Jack - $40.00
      8. The Hill Climbers - $35.00
      9. Live Like Laurie - $35.00
      10. We Breathe 4 FRamily - $35.00

      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

      Zangmeister Cancer Center

      Gold Sponsors

      Huntington Bank Nationwide Children's Hospital USBank

      National Sponsors

      National Climb Partner for Healthy Air


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      National Corporate Team Partner

      Kindred Hospitals

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