Day of Event Details

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Event Day Schedule

  • 9:00 a.m. EST: Civilian Division Starts
  • 10:00 a.m. EST: After Party Starts
  • Approx. 11:30 a.m. EST: Firefighter Division Starts
  • Approx. 1:00 p.m. EST: Awards Ceremony

Climber Etiquette

To ensure the safety of all climbers, please be courteous while climbing. If you need to pass, please make sure to pass on the right side of the stairs.

Water Stations

Water stations are located throughout the venue on the 1st, 3rd, 15th, 25th, and 34th floors.

Safety Procedures

Trained medical personnel will be located at the finish line and rest stops in case you need assistance. Volunteers will also be available on each floor.


Climbers must be at least 13 years old to participate. Any climber under the age of 18 must climb with an adult (age 18 years or older) and must not be left alone under any circumstances. For adults who climb at a faster pace, please note that your child may not be left unattended while you climb, so make arrangements accordingly. Due to building regulations and to ensure your safety and that of your child, child-toting is not allowed.


We appreciate the hard work and dedication of every climber and team who has raised money to fight lung disease. Participants and teams who have gone above and beyond will be recognized. Awards will be announced event weekend and details will be provided to winners for pick up. More details to be announced closer to the event.