Day of Event Details

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Event Day Schedule

  • 8:00 a.m. EST: Event Starts
  • 10:30 a.m. EST: After Party Starts
  • 11:00 a.m. EST: Firefighter Challenge

Registration will be held at the Cleveland Marriott Downtown @ Key Tower, please go straight to the Marriott as Key Tower will be locked down.

Official Fight For Air Climb parking is available for $5 at the Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Tower valet parking located at 1380 West Mall Drive, Cleveland OH 44104.

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 left. (concourse, left side, etc).

Water Stations

Water stations are located on floors 15, 28, 41, and 52. Water bottles and camelbacks are not allowed in the stairwells, as it is a safety hazard.

Safety Procedures

Trained medical personnel will be located 15, 28, 41, and 52 in case you need assistance. Volunteers will also be available at the water stations if you need help in the stairwell.


Climbers must be at least 7 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.