When

May 19, 2024

Where

Soldier FieldChicago, IL view on map

Contact

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.

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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.

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

Registration Fees:
$25 THRU FEB 15
$45 DAY OF EVENT

Please note there is a $150 fundraising minimum for all climbers to participate at the 2024 Chicago Fight For Air Climb.

 

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 Sandra Crabbe - $1,470.00
    2. Milestone Danielle Delacey - $1,060.58
    3. Milestone Personal Gift Pat Ford - $717.09
    4. Milestone Veronica Dworak - $695.00
    5. Milestone Personal Gift Cheryl Jenkins - $660.00
    6. Milestone Personal Gift Ruth Estrada - $353.54
    7. Personal Gift Olivia Cardinale - $340.05
    8. Milestone Personal Gift Gregory Ott - $295.00
    9. Milestone Francesca Vanderwall - $280.00
    10. Milestone Personal Gift Keith Unekis - $277.14


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    Top Teams

      1. UnitedHealthcare - $2,202.05
      2. Crazy Crabby Climbers - $1,630.00
      3. In loving memory of Bill Grove - $1,060.58
      4. Team Ford - $817.09
      5. dworak - $815.00
      6. Team MDT - $607.82
      7. Inspira Financial Climbers - $476.31
      8. Dots Tots - $420.00
      9. Team Vogelzang Law - $416.31
      10. ComEd Climbers - $400.00

      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

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

      National Sponsors

      National Climb Partner for Healthy Air

      Aprilaire

      Become a Sponsor

      National Corporate Team Partner

      Kindred Hospitals

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