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General

With safety being our number one priority, we will continue to monitor and follow current CDC guidelines as well as state/local guidelines. Our climb 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 Calle Wallace with any questions.

Online registration prices are as follows:
$35 for Climber/Firefighter.

Registration fees are non-refundable.

Mercedes-Benz Stadium will have about 2,982 steps on our route.

The average time to climb the Mercedes-Benz Stadium is UPDATE WITH LOCAL CONTENT minutes.

Start times will begin at 8:00 AM. 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 visit our “CHECK-IN” tent when you arrive. You should also look for email communications regarding parking and instructions into Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

If for some reason you cannot complete the climb, the nearest volunteer 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.

Firefighter

Firefighter Teams MUST consist of at least (4) total members, (top 3 fastest times on each team are used for results). There are no Male specific or Female specific Team awards.

You must be a certified firefighter to compete in the firefighter division. You must show ID at check in. To be eligible for Firefighter Division individual medals, awards or Team prizes, you MUST wear "Turnout gear", pants and jacket with liners, helmet, boots, gloves (not including mask, hood and SCBA.) All gear should be NFPA 1971 compliant. No tools will be permitted in stadium. Otherwise, please compete as an individual Climber or in a separate Non-Firefighter Team Division.

Overall Firefighter Division Awards awarded to: (MUST wear Turnout gear w/o hood/mask/SCBA to be eligible for awards)

  • Medals to Top 3 Overall Fastest Firefighters Male/Female
  • 1st Place Overall Fastest Firefighter Male/Female will receive a special trophy/plaque as well
  • Age Group Awards: Medals to the Top 3 Male/Female Firefighters in the following age group divisions
  • 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60 & Over

Yes, You will get priority to start at the beginning of the FF time slots

We will have the top climbers from 2019 go through one slot and the 2020 top fundraisers go through another slot. The previous climbing times will help us decide who goes through first.

Firefighter climbers will begin first in 2022 and climb before other participants.

Fundraising

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.

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. Your registration can be credited toward your fundraising. Participants who raise $100 or more will earn a Fight For Air Climb shirt. Raise $175 or more to qualify for additional incentive items.

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
c/o American Lung Association in GA
2452 Spring Rd SE
Smyrna, GA 30080

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, 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.