May 19, 20248:00 AM - 12:30 PM (CT)


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Timmy ArnoldTimmy.Arnold@lung.org312-940-8005


The Premier Stair-Climbing Event in Chicago

Celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Chicago Fight For Air Climb! This event 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.

Online registration closes Thursday, May 16th at 11:59pm CT.

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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 Chicago Fight For Air Climb is returning to Soldier Field, featuring one-of-a-kind views and the best set of stairs this side of Lake Michigan. Soldier Field is the perfect setting for a day of fun, challenge and camaraderie.

Registration Fees:
$35 THRU MAY 16


Important Climb Day Information

We've provided some documents that you'll need to be ready for Climb Day:


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: $442,000.00

Top Participants

    1. Milestone Personal Gift Diana M Palmer - $7,010.00
    2. Milestone Personal Gift Gloria Kas - $6,160.00
    3. Milestone Francesca Vanderwall - $4,597.62
    4. Milestone Personal Gift Stephanie Kachur - $4,050.00
    5. Milestone Personal Gift Danielle Delacey - $3,565.58
    6. Milestone Personal Gift Sandra Crabbe - $2,967.00
    7. Milestone Tristan Jenkins - $2,765.00
    8. Milestone Personal Gift Michael Kean - $2,545.57
    9. Milestone Personal Gift David Danish - $2,482.44
    10. Milestone Personal Gift Cheryl Jenkins - $2,150.00

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    Top Teams

      1. ElizaBreath - $36,758.25
      2. UnitedHealthcare - $7,807.05
      3. WGN Radio WGN TV - $7,435.52
      4. CFD Battalion 20 - $7,335.00
      5. Tootsie Squad - $6,712.00
      6. Protiviti - $6,425.00
      7. Crazy Crabby Climbers - $5,647.00
      8. Donna & Coach's Climbers - $4,700.57
      9. Inspira Financial Climbers - $4,676.31
      10. Full of Hot (st)Air - $4,200.00

      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 Sponsor

      United Healthcare
      Holland & Knight ComEd Protiviti
      HDMZ Kindred Marsh McLennan Northwestern Medicine Protect Environmental

      National Sponsors

      National Climb Partner for Healthy Air


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      National Corporate Team Partner

      Kindred Hospitals

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