March 3, 20248:30 AM


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Thank You for Attending the Kansas City Fight For Air Climb

  • Event fundraising is still open, which means there’s still time for you to earn sweet Climb gear. We have incentive items for those who have fundraised $175 or more. Those eligible will be notified via email.
  • Climb results have been posted. If you have any questions about your timing, please reach out to event staff.
  • A gallery of event day photos is now online. We want to see your event day photos too! Tag us @lungkskc on Facebook and Instagram.



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: $216,000.00

Top Participants

    1. Milestone Personal Gift Erik Lund - $7,066.00
    2. Milestone Jeff Kembel - $6,180.00
    3. Milestone Personal Gift Peggy Cox - $4,025.00
    4. Milestone Personal Gift Allison Laning - $3,633.75
    5. Milestone Michael Filing - $3,300.00
    6. Milestone Personal Gift Russ Everhart - $2,395.11
    7. Milestone Personal Gift Kristen Leathers-Gratton - $1,854.00
    8. Milestone Personal Gift Sarah Woodard - $1,823.54
    9. Milestone Personal Gift Kiran Reddy - $1,560.67
    10. Milestone Personal Gift Rachel McCaslin - $1,230.31

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    Top Teams

      1. Empower - $10,533.57
      2. Blue KC- All Stairs - $7,850.00
      3. Hallmark - Climbing for Gold - $7,666.00
      4. Team "AL" For One - $5,028.75
      5. Affinis Corp - $4,544.00
      6. FASt Steppers - $3,600.00
      7. Sgt. Steppers - $2,559.45
      8. BHC - $2,400.00
      9. Altitude Sickness - $2,395.11
      10. Reddy 4 The Climb - $2,065.67

      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

      Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
      JE Dunn Construction Vitalograph Affinis Husch Blackwell
      Kindred Northland Merck
      Children's Mercy Hospital Musselman & Hall Ascension via Christi Compass Materials
      BlueScope Construction Saint Luke's Health System Olathe Health

      National Sponsors

      National Climb Partner for Healthy Air


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      National Corporate Team Partner

      Kindred Hospitals

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