Each year, far too many people are affected by lung disease and this is your chance to walk, raise money and make an impact in their honor. By joining the Fight For Air Walk you are making the commitment to fight lung disease so everyone can breathe easier- including you!
Families, individuals and teams join together in a walk to raise awareness for the 35 million Americans who suffer from lung disease. Participants come together to raise funds and further our mission to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.
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 Cleveland Fight For Air Walk will take place on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica (formerly known as Nautica Pavilion),located in the flats next to the Powerhouse. Nautica Pavilion is an open-air amphitheater located on the west bank of The Flats in downtown Cleveland. The venue offers a view of the Cuyahoga River, the lights of Downtown Cleveland, and the picturesque lighted bridges of the area.
The Cleveland Fight For Air Walk offers 2 walk routes – a 3 mile and a 1 mile route. Participants can choose either route to walk at his or her own pace along downtown Cleveland’s waterfront and many attractions.
Friends, families, individuals and teams join together to raise awareness for the 35 million Americans who suffer from lung disease.
Participants raise funds to support the American Lung Association’s mission: To save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease. All participants who individually raise and turn in at least $100 by walk day will receive an official event t-shirt on the day of the walk.
You may register at any time on this website by following the links on the left side of this page or by calling 216-532-8201. Registration opens at 9:00 a.m. The actual walk begins at 10:00 a.m.
After completing the walk, enjoy the celebration party with lots of music and food. Take advantage of the health screenings and exhibits and there will be activities for kids, such as Jungle Terry and his reptile friends. Also, don’t forget to purchase tickets for the raffle that will have fabulous gift baskets up for grabs.
We encourage you to raise at least $100 toward the cause. This is easier than you think! It is as easy
as asking 10 friends for $10. Coaching packets and trainings are available. Please contact our office for more details (800-LUNG-USA).
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 Ohio,
A fundraising packet is available to help you reach your fundraising minimum. Check out the "Fundraising Tips" page on the main menu. If you need additional help in meeting your fundraising goal, please contact our office at 800-LUNG-USA. The ALA staff is happy to help coach and provide fast and efficient ideas to reach your fundraising requirement.
Click here to get directions.
Parking is available in the parking lot in front of the Powerhouse, next to Jacobs Pavilion in the Flats.