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Event Information

The 2012 Fight For Air Run/Walk Columbus will take place on Saturday, September 29, 2012 at Bicentennial Park in downtown Columbus, Ohio.  Historically, one of Columbus’ most popular parks, Bicentennial Park has been transformed to a downtown destination with the addition of a one-of-a-kind fountain, park restaurant and eye-catching performance pavilion.  From flower gardens to fountain play and concerts to culinary delights, the park offers something for everyone.  The park is also part of the Scioto Mile which stretches along the riverfront from the vibrant Arena District to the natural beauty of the Whittier Peninsula (the turnaround point for the route).  The Scioto Mile reconnects downtown to the Scioto River through an integrated system of parks, boulevards, bikeways and pedestrian paths.

For more information about this beautiful and vibrant park, click here.    Map of Run/Walk Route.

Event Overview

Each year, too many lives are lost to lung disease and this is your chance to walk, raise money and make an impact in their honor.  By joining the Fight for Air Run/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 run or walk to raise awareness for the 35 million Americans who suffer from asthma, COPD, lung cancer and other lung diseases.  Participants work together to fundraise.
 
Please join the thousands of individuals across the nation who believe in the cause and will walk or run in their communities as well.
 
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 to be event support  

Registration

Both individual and team registration options are available.

Online registration will be available until Thursday, September 27th at 1 pm.  After 1:00 pm registrants will need to plan to register the morning of the event.  Registration will be $30 for both (adult) walkers and runners on the day of the event. Walking kids ages 12 and under will remain at $10.

T-Shirt sizes cannot be guaranteed for anyone registering after Friday, September 7th at Noon.   T-Shirts are included with your registration fee.

You may register at any time from the  links on the left side of this site. 

 

REGISTRATION OPTIONS
RUNNERS AND WALKERS of all ages*
 5K Run/Walk Route or 1 Mile Walk
 
 $20     Through July 31, 2012
 $25     August 1-September 24, 2012 at 1 pm
 $30     Day of the Event Registration

 $10     Kids Walk - untimed 12 and under 
           Children wanting to participate in the timed 5k must register for the 5k Run option 

 
 * Children in strollers, no fee

Directions

Address to park entrance: 233 Civic Center Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43215

Map of Bicentennial Park

Parking

VOLUNTEERS & REGISTRANTS:  Metered parking is available all along Civic Center Drive, West Main St., S. Front St., W. Mound and W. Noble St.  Fee lot parking is available at the corner of Civic Center and W. Mound Sts.  View the map or look for signage when entering the park.

Download Parking InformationFundraising

We encourage you to fund raise at least $100 toward the cause.  Remember, THIS IS A FUNDRAISING EVENT!!!! 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 at 614-279-1700 or 800-232-LUNG.  
 
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.
 
A fundraising packet is available to help you reach your fundraising minimum.  Check out the "Team Resources" page and the "Participant Resources" page, which are also accessable from the main menu, for additional fundraising ideas and tips.  If you need additional help in fundraising, please contact our office at at 614-279-1700 or 800-232-LUNG.  The ALA staff is happy to help coach and provide fast and efficient ideas to reach your fundraising requirement.

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