Day of Event Details

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Event Day Schedule

  • 9:30 AM (PT): Check-In Starts
  • 10:00 AM (PT): Opening Ceremonies/Warm-Ups
  • 10:30 AM (PT): First Wave of Building Climbers

Urban Climbers are welcome to attend opening ceremonies, warm-ups, and the after party, which will all take place on the plaza of 555 California. Please note that the festivities will conclude around 3:00 PM, so plan your Urban Climb route accordingly if you intend to pick up your Climber packet or attend the after party.

Event times are subject to change. Please check this website and your email regularly for updates.

Building 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.

Water Stations

Building Climb: Water stations are available every 10 floors as well as at the top and bottom of the tower. Due to safety concerns, water bottles are not allowed in the building while you climb.

Urban Climb: No water stations will be available other than on the 555 California St. Plaza. Make sure to bring your own water bottle.

Safety Procedures

Trained medical personnel will be located throughout the 555 California St. building in case you need assistance. Volunteers will also be available in the stairwells.

Urban Climbers: There will be NO medical personnel located on the Urban Climb staircase routes. In case of an emergency outside of the premises of 555 California St, please call 911.


Building Climbers must be at least eight years old to participate. Any climber under the age of 17 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. The Urban and Climb Your Way options are open to all ages!


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 30 days after the event and details will be provided to winners for pick up. Timing results will be released as soon as they are available. More details to be announced closer to the event.