Bib number, Check-in and Climb Time assignments have been scheduled. Click below to view the lists by BIB or by Last Name. If you will not be attending packet pick-up please arrive during your assigned check-in time. You have 45 minutes from the start of your Check-in time to arrive. This will give you enough time to check in and stretch.
||CHECK-IN TIME||CLIMB TIME|
|001-130 (VIP)||8:00 am||9:00 am|
|150-349||8:30 am||9:30 am
||9:00 am||10:00 am|
|600-849||9:30 am||10:30 am|
|10:00 am||11:00 am|
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Stay at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center the night before the climb. Click here to reserve your stay. A limited number of discounted room rates are available.
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!
Fight for Air Climbs are unique fundraising events for the American Lung Association. They usually happen in prominent skyscrapers, stadiums or arenas and involve climbing multiple steps and flights of stairs. Sometimes called a "vertical road race", teams and individual participants can use the event as a fitness target, as a race, with you challenging yourself or you racing against other people, or as a great way to be active and meet new friends. Stairclimbs are great cross training events for athletes who can not train outdoors in the winter. Novice and expert athletes of all ages are welcome to climb. 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.
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
The 2012 Fight For Air Climb Detroit will be held on Sunday, March 4th at the Detroit Renaissance Center. The Full Climb is 70 flights for a total of 1,035 steps and is timed. The Half Climb is 40 flights for a total of 585 stairs and is untimed.
Each participant is responsible for a registration fee and a $100 fundraising minimum. Registration fees are non-refundable. There are no exceptions. Registrations are non-transferable to another person or event. That means that once we receive and accept your entry, you will not receive a refund if you cannot participate, whatever the reason. To view to registration information, see the section titled "Registration Information" below.
You may register at any time by Monday February 27, 2012 at midnight by clicking here to join as individual; here to start a team; or here to join an existing team. After online registration closes you can still register as a walk-on on Climb Day. Walk-on registration runs from 8 a.m. – 9 a.m. the day of the climb in the GM Wintergarden.
Both individual and team registration options are available.
If you have questions about registration, or online registration has closed, contact your local ALA office at (248) 784-2000 or via e-mail at email@example.com
ONLINE SERVICES INCLUDE
- Fight For Air Climb Registration
- Sending fundraising emails from your personal fundraising page
- Viewing your donors and pledge amounts
- Measuring your progress to your fundraising goals
- Registration for the Fight For Air Climb is dependent on entry date. Please check the table below for the current registration fee.
- Participants are encouraged to register early for reduced registration fees.
|All Climbs*||Aug 1, 2011-Dec 31, 2011||$25||$100||$125|
|All Climbs*||Jan 1, 2012 - Event Day||$35||$100||$135|
*THERE ARE NO ADDITIONAL FEES TO FORM A TEAM
FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS
TEAM CAPTAINS - When registering please make sure you select your team division type as well as entering your company name during registration.
Take on Michigan's tallest building (the Renaissance Center) all the way to the 70th floor by climbing 1,035 stairs. The most popular option. All climbers must raise a minimum of $100 to participate in addition to their registration fee.
This option is great for first time climbers. Participants will tackle 40 floors of Michigan's tallest building (the Renaissance Center) and climb 585 stairs. Half Climbers are NOT timed. All climbers must raise a minimum of $100 to participate in addition to their registration fee.
FIREFIGHTER FULL GEAR CHALLENGE
All Firefighter Challenge participants are timed during their vertical climb to reach the top of the 70th floor of the Marriott Tower of the Renaissance Center and are to wear full structural firefighting personal protective equipment which meets current NFPA standards. This includes: Boots, turnout coat and pants, helmet, gloves, and SCBA harness with air cylinder. SCBA face pieces and hoods do not need to be worn. Firefighters will not be on air. All climbers must raise a minimum of $100 to participate in addition to their registration fee.
If you are a firefighter wishing to climb without full gear, you can register for the Firefighter Climb as a Firefighter Team or individual and are encouraged to wear your Bunk Shirts.
This is the firefighter option for firefighters who want to climb with their team or as an individual, but not climb in full gear (see Firefighter Full Gear Challenge for what qualifies as full gear). You will still be able to climb with your teammates, but your time will be scored for non full gear awards. All climbers must raise a minimum of $100 to participate in addition to their registration fee.
All Police, EMS, EMT or Armed Forces officers wanting to compete are asked to register for the FULL CLIMB and have your team captain designate your Team Division as First Responder and Company as your Municipality, Company, Branch, etc. All climbers must raise a minimum of $100 to participate in addition to their registration fee.
Please note: All Climbers are given flight times, based on their funds raised in 2010 (Super Steppers & Summit Club Teams). Flight times are used to avoid congestion in the stairs and starting lines. All participants receive an official Fight For Air Climb medal when they return to the GM Wintergarden and an official participant t-shirt (with the minimum $100 fundraising requirement). After the climb, you can take your medal and brag to your friends. You made it!
Each participant’s $100 fundraising minimum must be met by the morning of the climb in order to participate. All participants who individually raise at least $100 will receive an official event t-shirt and receive their climber medal when they complete their climb.
The average climber raises more than $200 for the cause. Participants are required to raise a minimum of $100 in order to participate. It is easier than you think! Ask 10 friends for $10. Additional fundraising ideas are available on the Fundraising Tips page, Team Resources page and the Climber Resources page or by calling your local climb manager.
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. Climbers are encouraged to fundraise online by utilizing their personal fundraising page on www.ClimbDetroit.org. Donation tracking sheets can be downloaded and submitted with cash and check donations to the ALA at 25900 Greenfield Road, Suite 610, Oak Park MI 48237. ATTN: CLIMB DETROIT. Please do not mail cash.
Team Resources and Climber Resources pages are available to help you reach your fundraising minimum, train for the event and help you along the way. If you need additional help in meeting the fundraising minimum requirement, please contact our office at (248) 784-2000. The ALA staff is happy to help coach and provide fast and efficient ideas to reach your fundraising requirement.
DIRECTIONS AND PARKING
For directions and parking, click HERE.