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CF Climb

Event Overview

2012 Climb Logo

Event Date
Sunday, December 9, 2012

Event Location
300 N. LaSalle, Chicago, IL60654
*Discount parking available at the InterPark MartParc Wells - 401 N. Wells for $8 with validation. Parking validations will be available at the registration table.

Thank you to all 2012 CF Climb Participants

Climb Time Results

Day of Climb Pictures 
 
About the Event:

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is proud to challenge you to climb 58 floors at 300 N. LaSalle in Chicago in honor of those affected by the disease. Help us make CF stand for Cure Found by recruiting your friends, family, colleagues, and neighbors to join us at the CF Climb.

8:00 am - 8:45 am Registration/Light Breakfast

We will have 2 start times for the climb this year:
9:00 am:
Elite Climbers immediately followed by Competitive Climbers
9:10 am: Recreational climbers

9:00 am - 11:00 am Post-Climb Party

Gear Check will be available, but please try to leave all personal belongings at home or in your car.
Santa will be on hand for those memorable photo opportunities at the Post-Climb Party.
Every Climber that meets the $200 minimum fundraising will receive a CF Climb Finisher Medal and long-sleeve t-shirt.
Food and Beverage will be provided.


How to Register:
Fundraising Support
Fundraise on Facebook


Prizes:


Prizes

Because of risks to people with cystic fibrosis, individuals with a confirmed positive sputum culture for Burkholderia cepacia complex shall not attend this event. This is because B. cepacia can be passed between individuals who have CF through close proximity. B. cepacia infection in a person with CF can cause serious respiratory illness and, in some patients, may lead to death.

Despite this policy, there might still be some individuals with B. cepacia in attendance. B. cepacia is not a risk for otherwise healthy individuals. Learn more about alternative ways in which a person with B. cepacia can participate, or call the CF Foundation at (800) FIGHT-CF. Consult your CF care center physician with medical questions.

Important note on attendance for people with CF and their families:
The health and well-being of people with cystic fibrosis is our top priority. Medical evidence shows that certain bacteria can be passed between individuals who have CF and can lead to worse symptoms and speed decline in lung function. To limit the serious risk of cross-infection between people with CF, only one person with CF may be invited to attend the indoor portion of each CF Foundation-sponsored event.  For the outdoor portion of the event, people with CF should maintain a distance of at least 6 feet from each other.

Please note: People with CF and their families should be aware that individuals with CF might choose to attend Foundation events or meetings without notifying event organizers. We strongly discourage this; however, we cannot guarantee that only one person with CF will be present at any indoor Foundation event. For more information, please call your local chapter.


To participate:

 

 Climb Shirt

All climbers who raise the fundraising minimum will receive the official 2012 CF Climb event shirt!


Sponsors:

 
Atherton


Kirkland


Hines

Eurest

Associated Bank

Vertex