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Event Day Schedule (subject to change, please check back closer to event date)
6:30 AM - Registration Opens
8:00 AM - Opening Ceremony
8:10 AM - First Climber Begins
10:30 AM - First Responders Climb (Last Groups)
12:30 PM - Event Ends
Free parking will be available in the parking lot across East Jackson Street from the plaza. The entrance is south of the parking garage next to the Regions Bank’s parking entrance off Tampa St. Free event parking is only available on floors 7 and higher.
Family and friends who would like to join you for the day of the event are welcome in the Vendor Expo area outside by the fountains in the plaza. Only Climbers will be able to access the building during their wave time.
Climbers will ascend 914 steps/42 floors to the top of the Bank of America South stairwell ending at the Tampa Club. From there Climbers will take the elevator back down to the main floor and walk back out to plaza to join their family and friends.
Water stations will be located on the 15th floor and the 30th floor for climbers to take a break if they choose. EMS will be located at each water station as well in case of emergency.
We will have port-a-potties available for use near the plaza.
We ask that all Climbers arrive 15 minutes before their set Climb Time. Climb times will be posted on our website the week of the event. All registered climbers will receive an email when the Climb Times are posted.
Parking and Driving Directions
Bank of America Plaza 101 E Kennedy Blvd Tampa, FL 33602
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.
Water stations are located throughout the plaza and in the stairwells. Please bring your refillable water bottles!
Trained medical personnel will be located throughout the venue in case you need assistance. Volunteers will also be available at the water stations.
Climbers must be at least TEN (10) 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. Please note that your child may not be left unattended while you climb, so please make arrangements accordingly. To ensure your safety and their safety, child-toting of any kind is prohibited per building regulations.
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 and announced event weekend. More details to be announced for the Awards Ceremony closer to the event.
Join the Fight For Air Climb and raise funds to support the mission of the American Lung Association.