Schedule of Events
Official Happy Hour Kickoff: Friday, February 24, 2012
The Fight for Air Climb Kickoff is an event that takes place a month before the Fight for Air Climb. It's a great excuse for teams, individual climbers, sponsors, and supporters, to come together and get excited for the climb. Enjoy food, drinks and music, participate in raffles, and network with fellow American Lung Association supporters, while also getting insider-tips about race day. Bring friends, family, and co-workers along with you - the event is open to ANYONE! Trying to talk a couple friends into joining your team? Bring them to the Kickoff and we'll help motivate them to join the fun!
When: Friday, February 24, 2012 from 5:30pm-8:00pm
Where: Buckhead Saloon - Station Square, 225 West Station Square Drive Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Parking: There is a parking garage next to Buckshead Saloon
Cost: FREE for Registered Climbers and only $5 for non-climbers
• Free Drink Card (good for one free drink)
• 1/2 off ALL drinks 6pm-8pm
• 1/2 off appetizers 6pm-8pm
• $5 Burgers and Flatbread Pizzas ($.25 toppings) 6pm-8pm
For more details or to help spread the word, visit our Facebook Event Page! Remember, anyone is welcome! Help us raise more funds for the American Lung Association!
More details about raffles are coming soon!
Early Packet Pick-Up is available on Friday, March 23, 2012 at One Oxford Centre Lobby from 4PM-7:30PM.
Don't rush on event morning. Pick up your climbing packet (includes timing chip, racer bib, t-shirt, and safety pins) the day before the event. Please bring additional fundraising with you. The $100 fundraising minimum must be turned in before picking up your racer pack. Team members & captains can pick up race packets for others-just make sure you don't lose it or forget it the next morning... you will not get a replacement!
Fight for Air Climb: Saturday, March 24, 2012
7:30AM - 9:00AM - Registration/Packet Pick-up Opens
8:30AM - 9:00AM - Opening Ceremonies
9:00AM - 11:00AM - Climbing Begins In This Order:
1) Elite Climbers (climbers with an estimated finish time of 6-11 minutes)
2) Individual Climbers
3) Climb Teams
4) First Responders Not In Gear
5) First Responders In Gear
9:15AM - 12:30 PM - Post Event Celebration & Awards Ceremony
Post Event Celebration: Saturday, March 24, 2012
Immediately after climbing, there is a Celebration waiting in the One Oxford Centre Atrium! After climbing 897 steps and raising awareness and funds for the ALA's mission, we have to celebrate! Participants, friends and family, are invited to join us for the Post Event Celebration from 9:00am - 12:30pm. Enjoy music, complimentary snacks, and more. Guests can watch you cross the finish line through our live streaming video located in Easy Street Bar & Restaurant!
Easy Street Pittsburgh (located in the Atrium of One Oxford Centre) will also be open for the Post Event Celebration serving hot food and drink specials for Climbers and Spectators.
Menu Items Include:
Buffalo or BBQ Ranch Chicken Dip (served with grilled pita) - $9.50
Nachos (Chicken, Queso, Olives, Jalapenos, Cheese, Salsas) - $9.50
Chicken Quesadilla (Chicken, onions, corn, salsa) - $10.00
House made Hummas (served with grilled pita) - $9.50
House Pie (White Pizza, Spinach, Tomato, Mozzarella) - 12" ($10.50) 15" ($13.50)
Original Pie (Marinara, Mozzarella - add pepperoni) - 12" ($10.00) 15" ($13.00)
Strawberry Chicken (Strawberries, spiced walnuts, feta cheese, white balsamic dressing) - $10.50
Herb Crusted Salmon Salad (Tomato, cucumber, capers, white balsamic dressing) - $11.00
Steak Salad (Tomato, blue cheese, bacon, honey mustard) - $11.50
SANDWICHES, BURGERS, & WRAPS
Buffalo Chicken Wrap (Country Friend Chicken, Buffalo sauce, ranch, lettuce) - $110.00
Braised Brisket (Red Wine Demi, cruble blue cheese, bay greens) - $11.00
Turkey BLT Wrap (Smoked Turkey, Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato, Avocado Ranch) - $10.00
Wild Mushroom (Garlic sauteed mushrooms, swiss cheese) - $10.00
Philly Cheese Steak Hoagie (Sliced Beef, red & green peppers, provolone cheese) - $10.00
Grilled Chicken (Fontina cheese, roasted red pepper, avocado, spinach, pepper aioli, chabata) - $10.00
Blackened Tilapia (blackened tilapia, roasted red pepper) - $10.00
$2.75 16oz Domestic Drafts
$4.50 Screwdrivers & Bloody Mary's