FAQ

General

Out of an abundance of caution and to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the 2021 Fight For Air Climb - Portland has adjusted plans for the safety of our participants, volunteers, staff and partners. We will not be holding an in-person event this year but will host Climb Your Way from now through February 14, 2020.

We are requiring that all participants and volunteers wear a mask while attending the event. Masks will be required at all times at the event. See our Climb Safe Commitment for detailed information. Let’s work together to keep everyone safe!

Our promotional photography comes from prior year (pre-COVID) events.

Climb Your Way gives you the flexibility to create the climb experience that is perfect for you! You can complete your climb by walking, running, cycling, hiking, or climbing stairs! The Fight For Air Climb - Portland is what you make it. From now until February 14th, we encourage you to be active with friends and family. You can complete your Climb in one day or even spread it out over multiple activities!

You can register online by specifying your participation type. You can climb as a team or an individual. Then follow the prompts to complete your registration. Please feel free to reach out to event manager Julia Baker with any questions.

Registration is free for all participants. Each participation who raises at least $100 will receive a commemorative Fight For Air Climb t-shirt, bib, and Finishers’ Medal.

Available for Apple and Android devices, the Fight For Air Climb app is an easy way to update your personal page, send pre-crafted donation requests, check your fundraising progress, and track your steps (new!) all from the palm of your hand.

Fundraising

There is no minimum fundraising requirement however all climbers who raised at least $100 will receive the Fight for Air Climb finishers’ medal and t-shirt. Be on the lookout for our additional fundraising incentives!

The American Lung Association is dedicated, now more than ever, to providing you with the Climb experience you know and love. As your Trusted Champion of Lung Health, we are also committed to fulfilling our promise of responsible recreation. Therefore, the American Lung Association will continue to closely monitor public local health conditions and CDC guidelines. In order to appropriately protect our participants' well-being and the community at large, the American Lung Association reserves the right to cancel, postpone, or alter the 2021 Fight For Air Climb.

If the Fight For Air Climb is canceled or postponed, funds raised will support the American Lung Association’s mission. You may request to transfer your registration fee to the next event date, but please note that registration fees are non-refundable.

If the Fight For Air Climb is canceled or postponed, funds raised will support the American Lung Association’s mission. You may request to transfer your registration fee to the next event date, but please note that registration fees are non-refundable.

Thanks to the generous support of people like you, the American Lung Association saves lives by fighting for healthy lungs and healthy air. Today, our fight is more important than ever, and 88 cents of every dollar raised by our organization goes directly to education, research and advocacy.

Donations can be sent to the American Lung Association office:

Fight For Air Climb - Portland
c/o American Lung Association in OR
16037 SW Upper Boones Ferry Rd., Suite 165
Tigard, OR 97224

If you are part of a team, please be sure to include your name and team name.

Many companies will offer to match an employee's contribution to a charitable organization. For questions regarding your company’s matching gift programs, please contact your employer’s HR department or community giving department.  You can also use our company search tool below to see if your employer offers a matching gift program, as well as find information on how to get started.

 

You can order a limited edition Fight For Air Climb alumni t-shirt, tank or long sleeve when you register. 

Teams

Climbing on a team is the best way to enjoy the event. The camaraderie of the shared endeavor is priceless, and it is way more fun reaching the top with friends and family cheering you on.

To form a team, choose Register as Team Captain. Make sure you have a team name in mind: honor a loved one, make it fun or name it after your business — the sky’s the limit!

After you register as a Team Captain, tell your team members to select Register as a Team Member and to search for your team name to join.

Team captains rally friends, family and co-workers to form a team to work together and fundraise for the Climb. Register as Team Captain today!

Yes! Local event managers are here to support Team Captains every step of the way. We also have several online tools for fundraising and team member recruitment.   Visit our Fundraising page or contact your event manager.

No, there are no additional fees for creating a team.

If you have other questions, please contact our Special Events staff.