How does my donation help?
With the generous support of people like you, the American Lung Association in Florida saves lives by fighting for healthy lungs and healthy air. Today, our fight is more important than ever. Eighty-one cents of every dollar raised by our organization goes directly to education, research and advocacy. Click here to learn more about how your donations help.
What is Fight for Air Walk?
The Fight fir Air Run/Walk is a community event intended to raise funds and awareness for the American Lung Association. Generally, our events are 3.1 miles (five kilometers) in length and some people walk the distance and other run. There will be a shorter walk option on event day for those who are unable to complete the 5K distance. Walks are being held nationwide in an effort to bring attention to this devastating chronic disease. We know a lot about lung disease, but there is so much we don't know. Your participation will raise the funds necessary to provide life saving education, research and advocacy so we can beat lung disease and soon find a cure.
What time should I be there?
The event will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2012 at Baldwin's Harbor Park in Orlando, Florida. Registration will open at 6:15 AM. The 5K Run/Walk will begin at 7:30 AM.
Where should I park?
There will be plenty of sponsor and registrant parking along the streets and in the designated public parking lots behind the stores off New Broad Street. A map will be available for your use shortly.
Where is the start line?
Baldwin's Harbor View Park, at the end of New Broad Steeet: 4990 New Broad Street, Orlando FL, 32814.
What is a team captain?
Being a team captain is fun and easy! Captains gather together a few friends or family members and encourage them to participate in the event together. Each team captain helps to coordinate the online registration of these friends as well as setting a goal for the team overall. Team Captains should encourage their participants to personalize their fundraising pages, send e-mails to other friends and family, hit their overall goals, show up to the event and have a great time. Some team captains organize gatherings before or after the walk for their team members, but this is not required. In short, we need help to rally the troops and the best people for the job are always our team captains.
How far is the run / walk?
The 5K route is 3.1 miles and we will have a one mile walk option available as well. Route maps will be uploaded shortly.
What do I bring with me on the day of the event?
Please bring any fundraising dollars you have collected and not yet turned in. Please bring a roster of your team members if you are the captain as well as how much each person raised if not already online. You may wish to bring a bottle of water and wear sunscreen depending on the conditions for the day, but most importantly, please bring a positive attitude and lots of energy!
Are pets allowed?
Yes! Just make sure they are on a leash and you start at the back of the line to prevent tripping at the start.
How do I sign up?
You can register online or you can call our office and register over the phone at (407) 425-5864 x1307 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org