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Josh RubensteinJoin Josh Rubenstein, Chief Meteorologist, CBS 2 and KCAL 9, Honorary Chair and Event MC 

 

Online registration will close at midnight on Wednesday, April 27th.  Any registration after that date will have to be done on the day of the Climb and the fee will increase to $30.

4TH ANNUAL FIGHT FOR AIR CLIMB LOS ANGELES, APRIL 30TH, 2011 AT THE AON CENTER IN DOWNTOWN LA 

Click here for WAVE TIMES: Please watch your email inbox for a notice also.

 

We will have professional photography available on the roof.  Visit Supersports Photography to view your photos.

Event Overview
Families, individuals and teams join together in a 63 story climb to raise awareness for the 35 million Americans who suffer from asthma. Participants walk, climb or skip the more than 1,300 stairs to reach the top of the 2nd tallest building in Los Angeles. 
 
Please join the thousands of individuals across the nation who believe in the cause and will climb in their communities as well.  DOWNLOAD EVENT INFORMATION AND DIRECTIONS HERE

Date:    Saturday, April 30th

Time:    Registration opens at 8:00 a.m.

             Opening Ceremony: 8:30 a.m.

             First Wave (Elite Climbers): 9:00 a.m.

             Last Wave (Firefighters): approximately 12:00 noon

*Once registered you will be notified of your wave start time the week of the event. Please watch out for emails from the event organizers.

PRE RACE BIB / CHIP PICK UP

For people registered before April 18, 2011 you may pick up your race bib/chip at one of our two locations. Anyone registered after April 18th will have to pick up their bib/chip on the day of Climb, at the registration booth.

Wednesday, April 27th
 4pm-6:30pm
 Aon Center Lobby
 707 Wilshire blvd. in Downtown LA

Thursday, April 28th
 4pm-7pm
 Fleet Feet Sports Encino
 16545 Ventura Blvd
 Encino, CA 91436

 

Instructions: Please bring any donations you have collected, photo ID and a valid credit card. We will need to capture your credit card information in the event you have not met the $100 fundraising minimum.

 

Climb location:   AON Center

                           707 Wilshire Blvd.

                           Event will be held on Hope Street between Wilshire Blvd. and 6th Street.

You can get involved by:

  • Registering as a Team Captain
  • Joining an existing Team as a new registrant
  • Signing up as an individual registrant
  • Sponsoring the event
  • Joining the event planning committee
  • Making a contribution supporting a registrant
  • Volunteering-Our event cannot be a success without the help of volunteers.  If you are interested in volunteering, please register on our website or contact Julie Himot at 213-384-5864 x225.  All volunteers must complete and return this volunteer waiver in order to volunteer.

Registration Information
You may register at any time leading up to the Climb for $25, by choosing the appropriate option under "Sign Up."  Options include: Start a Team, Join a Team, Join as an Individual or Volunteer.  The registration fee will increase to $30 on the day of the climb.

PLEASE NOTE:  Online registration will close at midnight on Wednesday, April 27th.  Any registration after that date will have to be done on the day of the Climb.

Age Categories 

Awards will be given to the top 3 finishers in each age category by gender: 12 & under, 13-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+.  Awards ceremony will take place at the end of the event. 

Fundraising Information

Fundraising Minimum: Each participant is required to raise $100 by the day of the Climb.  If you have not raised your $100 minimum by the day of the Climb, we will ask if you are prepared to pay the difference.  If not, your credit card information will be collected and you will have until May 30th to fundraise the remaining amount, or your credit card will be charged.

Incentive Prizes: All participants who individually raise at least $100 will receive a complimentary t-shirt.  For those who raise $150+, other incentive prizes apply.  Click here to find out more.

Fundraising Tips: Whether you are participating as part of a corporate team, a friends and family team, or as an individual, these quick tips are sure to help you maximize your fundraising efforts!  Coaching packets and trainings are available.  Please contact our office at 213-384-5864 for more details or click here to be taken to the Fundraising Tips page.

Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by the law.  The American Lung Association is a registered 501(c)(3) organization.

Please make checks payable to the American Lung Association in California.

Please send checks to: American Lung Association 3325 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 900, Los Angeles, CA 90010.  Please include either an offline donation form or a note saying which participant you are donating to so we may give them credit.

Directions

Google maps

From the 110 South:
1. take the 4th St. exit towards 6th St./3rd St./Wilshire Blvd.
2. keep left at the fork, follow signs for the CA-110
3. continue on Front Street
4. keep left at the fork, follow signs for 6th St. and merge onto S. Beaudry Ave.
5. turn left on Wilshire Blvd.; destination will be on left
From the 110 North:
1. take the 4th St./3rd St. exit
2. merge onto W. 6th St.
3. turn right on S. Flower St.
4. take the first left onto Wilshire Blvd.; destination will be on left 

 

For more information please contact our office via phone
at (800) LUNG-USA or via email at vpetersen@alac.org.

Mass Transit

Metro-we encourage you to use public transportation.  Take either the Red Line or the Purple Line to 7th Street/Metro Center Station.  Head Southeast on 7th St. towards Hope.  Make a left onto Hope St.  The festival area will be ahead past Wilshire Blvd.

Parking
Parking is available for $5 at 637 Wilshire Blvd. Entrance to the garage is between Hope St. and S. Grand Ave.  Payment method is cash only.
 
 

Each year, too many lives are lost to lung disease and this is your chance to climb, raise money and make an impact in their honor. By joining the Fight for Air Climb, you are making the commitment to fight lung disease so everyone can breathe easier- including you! 
 

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