The Fight for Air Walk is a 1- or 3.1-mile walk at Principal Park (I-Cubs Ball Park) in Des Moines. Attracting people of all ages, the Fight for Air WALK gives you the power to improve the air we breathe. Participate as an individual or create a team of friends, family and co-workers. Walk the entire course or just some of it, it is up to you. However you choose to participate, you can be proud you’ve chosen to Fight for Air!
Day Of Event Schedule
8:00 AM: Check-In and Day Of Event Registration Opens
Come early to enjoy:
- Educational Booths
- Children's Activities
- Music provided by Spotlight Entertainment
9:00 AM: Opening Ceremonies and Walk Begins
The mission mile will be on the last half of the one mile walk route.
10:00 AM: Closing Ceremonies
Chris Cakes will be serving a FREE pancake breakfast throughout the mornings activities!
You can get involved by:
- Registering as a Team Captain
- Joining an existing team as a new registrant
- Signing up as an individual registrant
- My business would like to become a cash sponsor of the Fight for Air Walk
- Joining the event planning committee
- Making a contribution supporting a registrant
- Volunteer at the Fight for Air Walk
Route 1: A 1-mile walk on the Des Moines Trail System.
Route 2: A 3.1-mile walk from Principal Park to Grays Lake on the Des Moines Trail System.
Start and Finish Line- Principal Park - 1 Line Drive, Des Moines, IA 50309
All participants who individually raise at least $100 will receive a t-shirt.
Registration and Fundraising
Minimum Fundraising Requirement to Receive a T-Shirt: $100
Individual walkers have until event day to meet their $100 suggested minimum fundraising requirement. Walkers who have not met their suggested fundraising requirement on event day will not receive a t-shirt. Donations made to the American Lung Association on behalf of walkers who cancel or do not participate in are non-refundable. Online registration will end at noon on Friday, September 27, 2013. You may register on the day of the event. If you don't get the chance to register before noon on the 27th, plan to arrive at the Walk and register on site!
Collecting Pledges and Fundraising
Our online fundraising tools make fundraising quick and simple. For fundraising assistance, please contact the office at Events@LungIA.org or 515-309-9507. We can help you personalize your webpage, draft fundraising letters and create a fundraising plan designed for you!
Credit card donations can be made directly to your fundraising website. Any offline donations (cash and checks) that are collected can be mailed to:
American Lung Association in Iowa
Attn: Fight for Air Walk
2530 73rd St.
Urbandale, IA 50322