Today, the American Lung Association in Iowa announced that the Fight For Air Climb, presented by EMC Insurance Companies, will return to ‘the buildings’ in Downtown Des Moines after a two-year absence due to the COVID pandemic.
The event, taking place on Sunday, March 26, supports advocacy efforts, lifesaving research and local programs right here in Iowa.
WHO: Registration is open for the Fight For Air Climb, which brings togetherhundreds of climbers of all levels, families and corporate teams from across Iowa and other local areas.
WHAT: The Fight For Air Climb will once again be a four-building climb in the following Downtown Des Moines buildings:
EMC Insurance Companies | 15 Floors | 371 Steps
The Financial Center | 22 Floors | 464 Steps
The Financial Center (2nd time) | 22 Floors | 464 Steps
Ruan | 32 Floors | 637 Steps
This is a total of 91 Floors and 1,936 steps. Climbers can participate individually or form a friends and family or corporate team. The Lung Association is also offering a “Climb Your Way” option for those who can’t attend the event.
WHEN: Sunday, March 26, 2023, from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. CT.
WHERE: Downtown Des Moines
WHY: Funds raised at the Fight For Air Climb will support the Lung Association’s efforts to end lung cancer and lung disease and save lives.
The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research. The work of the American Lung Association is focused on four strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; to champion clean air for all; to improve the quality of life for those with lung disease and their families; and to create a tobacco-free future. For more information about the American Lung Association, which has a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator and is a Platinum-Level GuideStar Member, call 1-800-LUNGUSA (1-800-586-4872) or visit: Lung.org. To support the work of the American Lung Association, find a local event at Lung.org/events.