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With safety being our number one priority, we will continue to monitor and follow current CDC guidelines as well as state/local guidelines. Our walk safe commitment may include enhanced sanitation protocols and spatial distancing.
You can register online by specifying your participation type. You can climb as a team, an individual, or join us as a volunteer. Then follow the prompts to complete your registration. Please feel free to reach out to event manager Brittany Sinzinger with any questions.
Online registration prices are as follows:
Stadium, Firefighter, First responder, and law enforcement participants all have a $35 registration fee, with $100 minimum fundraising.
The Ultimate climber (Power Hour) registration fee is $50, with $250 minimum fundraising.
Climb Your Way (Virtual) participants have FREE registration and will receive their medal and t-shirt, once they reach their $100 in fundraising.
Volunteers have no registration or fundraising requirements.
Registration fees are non-refundable.
The Lower.com Field has 1,910 steps, equivalent to 48 floors.
Start times will be available before your race. You will receive an email link to the start times. You will also receive a "wave number".
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your start time. This gives you time to check your gear and warm up.
Please enter through the AEP Gates on the southeast side of the building. The registration table will be just within the gates.
If for some reason you cannot complete the climb, someone at the nearest water station can assist you.
With safety being our number one priority, we are continuing to follow current CDC guidelines as well as state/local guidelines. Per CDC guidance, masks are no longer required for fully vaccinated people.
The minimum fundraising requirement is $100 per person. Climbers have until event day to raise the money and if, for some reason they haven’t met the minimum they will be asked to pay it before participating. Climbers participating in the Power Hour have a $250 fundraising requirement.
The registration fee does not count toward the fundraising minimum. But don’t worry, we are here to help, and we have plenty of fundraising ideas and tips to get you started!
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 2022 Fight For Air Climb.
Should the Fight For Air Climb be altered to be a virtual event, your registration will automatically transfer to virtual participation in our Climb Your Way program. Your registration fee, and any funds raised, will transfer with your registration. Participants who raise $100 or more will earn a Fight For Air Climb shirt. Raise $175 or more to qualify for an additional incentive item.
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 89 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 - Columbus
c/o American Lung Association in OH
7720 Rivers Edge Drive, Ste 126
Columbus, OH 43235
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. Other merchandise will be available to purchase during the event.
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, the registration fee and fundraising minimum are per individual. There are no additional fees for creating a team.
If you have other questions, please contact our Special Events staff.