110 SE 6th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL
7:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012
Health | Wellness,
WHO: Now in its second century, the American Lung Association in Florida (www.lungfla.org), is the leading organization in the state working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through research, education and advocacy.
WHAT: 4th Annual “Fight for Air” Stair Climb Fort Lauderdale to benefit the American Lung Association in Florida; An estimated 500 residents, businesses and volunteers throughout South Florida will climb 30 flights of stairs at 110 Tower, the tallest commercial building in Downtown Fort Lauderdale. This fundraiser and physical fitness challenge, totaling more than 529 vertical steps, benefits the American Lung Association, and takes place during November’s Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Many local firefighters and fire rescue departments will also climb in full-gear to support the cause.
The climb is professionally timed and ranked with trophies are awarded in a variety of categories, giving participants an opportunity to compete against the clock and conquer their quest to climb 110 Tower!
WHERE: 110 Tower (downtown across from Broward County Courthouse)
110 SE 6th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
• Registration/Check-in: 110 Tower Lobby
• After-Party: 7th Floor Ballroom
WHEN: Saturday, November 10, 2012
7:30 a.m.- Registration Begins
8:30 a.m.- Climb starts
After-party to follow with food, drinks and live music
WHY: All proceeds from the climb go directly to ALA’s local research, education, and advocacy efforts that help to save lives by preventing lung disease and promoting healthy lungs.
COST: Registration fee is $25.00, and there is a pledge minimum of $100 per climber to participate. Registration online at: www.fightforairclimbftlauderdale.com.
MISC: American Lung Association has been holding stair climb events across the nation for decades as a fun twist on the athletic fundraiser. Many of their climbers will be participating as part of a corporate team and many will be there to climb in honor or in memory of a loved one with lung disease.
CONTACT: Paula Prendergast, American Lung Association
Ph: (954) 524-4657; Email: PPrendergast@lungfla.org