March 10, 20248:00 AM


Oakbrook Terrace TowerOakbrook Terrace, IL view on map


Kristina GromalaEventsCHI@lung.org312-781-1100


The Premier Stair-Climbing Event in Oakbrook Terrace

Thank you for participating in our Fight For Air Climb- Oakbrook Terrace and making it a huge success! 

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Our fundraising portal will be open for another 30 days so keep fundraising. Critical Funds raised helps move our mission forward. Every dollar counts, because if you can't breathe, nothing else matters.
Where you'll be climbing

The Fight For Air Climb, is returning to the Oakbrook Terrace Tower. Join us climbing up the stairs of the most historic Fight For Air Climb in the county featuring 30 floors which can be climbed once, twice or three times. If you want to take on the Ultimate Climber challenge, sign up to climb as many times as you can in one hour. Terrace Tower is the perfect setting for a day of fun, challenge and camaraderie.

Registration Fees:
$35 THRU MAR 5


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: $116,000.00

Top Participants

    1. Milestone Chang Chong - $2,410.00
    2. Milestone Personal Gift Frank Keldermans - $1,823.81
    3. Milestone Personal Gift Robert Forler - $1,315.00
    4. Milestone Personal Gift Jesse Flynn - $1,100.00
    5. Milestone Luke Fuentes - $1,075.00
    6. Milestone Personal Gift Lindsay Descher - $1,015.00
    7. Milestone Personal Gift Gina Morgan - $955.00
    8. Milestone Christian Geringer - $805.00
    9. Milestone Janet Copella - $765.00
    10. Milestone Personal Gift Mark Birmingham - $760.00

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    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

    Target Delta Dental Holland and Knight ComED
    Northwestern Medicine Molex J.C Anderson RML Specialty Hospital Schindler
    Jewel Osco ABM Newmark

    National Sponsors

    National Climb Partner for Healthy Air


    Become a Sponsor

    National Corporate Team Partner

    Kindred Hospitals

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