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Executive Director:
Ms. Molly A. Riley
Greater Illinois Chapter
150 North Michigan Avenue
Suite 1550
Chicago, IL, 60601
T: (312) 236-4491
T: (800) 824-5064
F: (312) 236-2797
E: illinois@cff.org
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CF Climb

Event Overview

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CF Climb Logo 2013
Online registration is no longer available, there will be day of registration begining at 8:00 AM for $45
Event Date
November 10, 2013

Event Location
300 N. LaSalle
Climb Picture
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 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.

Every Climber that meets the $200 minimum fundraising on or before event day will receive a CF Climb Finisher Medal and long-sleeve t-shirt.
Food and Beverage will be provided.


How to Register:
Minimum Pledge Requirement: $200

Registration Fee

Now - June 30th : $25
July 1st - September 30th: $35
October 1st - November 10th: $45

Turn in your $200 fundraising minimum due on or before November 10, 2013 to earn a long-sleeved official event T-shirt.

Minimum Pledge Requirement Policy: The minimum pledge requirement is due on or before event day. If you have met your minimum by the day of the event, we encourage you to keep fundraising. Reach for the stars and earn great prizes. Even though the minimum amount is due by the day of the event, you have one month after the event to earn great incentives. The average amount a participant raises is $330. Registration fees are non refundable and do not count towards your fundraising minimum. Fundraising is 100% tax deductable. Registration Fees are not tax deductible. Thank you for adding tomorrows for people with cystic fibrosis.

TIP - When registering you will be asked to state your fundraising goal (which you can change later). You may select any of the amounts from the pull down menu that are ABOVE the ride's minimum fundraising goal. If the minimum fundraising goal is not an option in the pull down menu, you will need to select the shaded block that is immediately above the minimum amount - and then type in any other amount above the minimum.

We Will Support You:

Fundraising Support
Team Leader Guide 
Climber Guide 
Fundraise on Facebook

Prizes:


Prizes 


B. CEPACIA AND INFECTION CONTROL POLICY
Because of risks to people with cystic fibrosis (CF), only one person with CF may be invited. Also, individuals who have ever had a confirmed positive sputum culture for Burkholderia cepacia (B. cepacia) complex shall not attend any Foundation events/meetings. These requirements are because CF germs can be passed between individuals who have CF. Some germs in a person with CF can cause serious respiratory illness and, in some patients, may lead to death. CF germs are not a risk for otherwise healthy individuals.

Despite this policy, individuals with CF might choose to attend events or meetings without informing the CF Foundation or without the Foundation's knowledge. If so, they do so at their own risk. The Foundation accepts no responsibility for any risk to health involved in attendance, or in any social contact between persons with CF. For more information, please visit www.cff.org
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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:
Climber Login
Find a Climber
Donate
 Climb Long sleeve

All climbers who raise the fundraising minimum will receive the official 2013 CF Climb long sleeve event shirt!

Sponsors:
  

 
 Associated Bank

 QBC

 Eurest

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