Information on the climb
One Step, One Flight, One Breath at a Time...
On Saturday, March 21st, 2009 The American Lung Association will host its third annual Stair Climb Event in Philadelphia at the Bell Atlantic Tower. We will be joining 15 other American Lung Associations across the nation, challenging elite athletes and those who have a passion to raise awareness about lung health.
Stair Climb events utilize prominent skyscrapers and involve a timed climb up the stairs to the top floor. Approximately 400 climbers will challenge themselves by participating in this vertical race one step, one flight and one breath at a time. The Bell Atlantic Tower is 50 Stories, equaling 1088 steps. The building is located at 1717 Arch Street.
Climb will begin at 8:30 a.m. registration will open at 7:30 a.m. Participants will be given a specified start time and will be asked to arrive at least 45 minutes prior to that time.
$5 parking at the Bell Atlantic Tower Garage. Entrance on Cherry Street from 17th Street.
Prizes will be awarded in a number of categories.
- Saturday, March 21st (Event Day): starting at 7am at the Tower