Day of Event Details

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Event Day Schedule

  • 7:00 a.m. EST: Registration Opens
  • 8:30 a.m. EST: Non-Firefighter Start
    • Climbers will start 5 to 7 seconds apart.
    • Top 3 fundraisers go first.
    • Followed by VIP members (climbers who $500.00 or more).
  • 9:15 a.m. EST: Firefighter Quick Dress Competition
  • 10:00 a.m. EST: Firefighter Start
    • ALL Firefighters must be registered by 9:30 a.m.
    • Firefighters will start 15 to 20 seconds apart.
    • Top 3 fundraisers go first.
    • Followed by top 10 fastest from last year, if they raise $500.00 or more.
    • Followed by VIP members (climbers that raised $500.00 or more).
  • 10:30 a.m. EST: Non-Firefighter Awards
  • 11:30 a.m. EST: Firefighter Awards

Champions Club (raise $500+) parking is FREE in the Promenade Parking Garage be sure and get your ticket for validation at the Champions Club Tent. There are three driveway entrances into the garage located on 15th street and 14th Street.

General parking is available in the Promenade Parking Garage daily rate is $20. There are three driveway entrances into the garage located on 15th street and 14th Street.

Public transportation take the Arts Center MARTA Station exit at 1255 West Peachtree Street. Click Here for more information

Proceed to the designated registration area on 15th Street in front of building to check in and receive your bib number and turn in any last-minute fundraising. Champions Club members go to Champions Club tent to receive your bib and swag bag.

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 side.

Water Stations

Water stations are located on approximately every 10th floor. Water is NOT permitted in the stairwell.

Safety Procedures

Trained medical personnel will be located throughout the the stairwell and at the top in case you need assistance. Volunteers will also be available at the water stations.

Children

Climbers must be at least 12 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.

Awards

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 for fastest times will be given in the following categories:

  • Fastest Firefighter team (Base on the top 3) travelling trophy
  • Fastest Climber team (Base on the top 3)
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd Male + 1st, 2nd, 3rd Female - Fastest Firefighter M/F
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd Male + 1st, 2nd, 3rd Female - Fastest Climber M/F
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd Male + 1st, 2nd, 3rd Female - Fastest First Responder M/F
  • 1st Fastest Overall Non-binary
  • Firefighter - Age Group Awards: Medals to the Top 3 Male/Female 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
  • Climber - Age Group Awards: Medals to the Top 3 Male/Female 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
  • First Responder - Age Group Awards: Medals to the Top 3 Male/Female 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