36th Annual StairClimb & Firefighter Challenge


StairClimb & Firefighter Challenge

Help us EXTINGUISH cystic fibrosis while also having a great time at the StairClimb & Firefighter Challenge! This fun-filled fundraising event and festival offers a number of ways to get involved!

The StairClimb & Firefighter Challenge is a unique event where we have 3 events in one.  We are looking for 3 types of participants; those that are endurance fanatics, firefighters who are philanthropically driven, and those who want to see if they are as FIT AS A FIREFIGHTER!!!  Whether joining a team or registering as an individual (links above), you choose which challenge you want to conquor during the registration process.

StairClimbClimbers of all ages and fitness levels can come out and compete and conquer the bleachers at Sun Devil Stadium. Follow the above links to register on a team or as an individual, then choose "Climber" on the next page.

$25.00 Registration Fee
$75.00 Fundraising Minimum

All participants will get to enjoy the festivities including food and beverage, music, kids’ corner, corn hole and massages as well as an event t-shirt!

Civilian Challenge Looking for an extreme Workout of the Day (WOD) that offers head-to-head competition with some of the most fit and intense firefighting athletes?  Often referred to as the toughest 2 minutes in sports, the Civilian Challenge offers participants the ability to compete in what is an exclusive race for firefighters, racing upstairs with a water hose, lowering the hose, moving a steel bar (Kaiser) with a mallet, firing a blazing water hose at a small target and hauling a 185lb dummy 100 feet. Follow the above links to register on a team or as an individual, then choose "Civilian Challenge" on the next page.

$75.00 Registration Fee
$750 – Fundraising Minimum

Firefighter Relay Challenge - Who among Arizona Firefighters are the fastest & fittest?  Firefighters from around the state compete in a relay race based on fire-fighting tasks commonly performed in emergency situations. Spectators are encouraged to cheer on their favorite city as firefighters compete head-to-head to see which department is the fastest & fittest.  Firefighter Relay Challenge teams are comprised of 3 firefighters. Follow the above links to register on a team or as an individual, then choose "Firefighter Relay" on the next page.

$25.00 Registration Fee
$150 – Fundraising Minimum

Minimum, fundraising requirement due by the day of the event, you have one month after the event to earn great CF Climb prizes.  The average amount a participant raises is $330.  Registration fees are non refundable and non transferrable and do not count towards your fundraising minimum. Thank you for adding tomorrows for people with cystic fibrosis.

Learn more about other CF Climb events across the country.

Top Teams

  1 -  Team Sean ($4,373.64)
  2 -  Alliance Bank and Friends ($4,085.00)
  3 -  Lock Brock and two smoking barrels ($2,355.00)
  4 -  Team Tayler ($535.00)
  5 -  Joe Buckley Phoenix Fire ($365.71)

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Top Climbers

  1 -  Super Climber Self-donation Bob Emmelkamp ($26,571.54)
  2 -  Self-donation Brock Dillard Greg Kotsis ($2,305.00)
  3 -  Athletic Shirt Self-donation Matthew James ($2,300.00)
  4 -  Athletic Shirt Self-donation Kathryn Berg ($2,025.00)
  5 -  Athletic Shirt Sean Dean ($1,570.00)

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Volunteer for CF Climb

Would you like to join the volunteer team or do you know someone who would enjoy being a part of a winning team? There are many skill-enhancing and fun volunteer opportunities to experience. The contribution of each volunteer helps make CF Climb more enjoyable and it helps raise funds to cure cystic fibrosis.

Become a Volunteer

Climb Goal: $55,000.00

Raised: $41,940.89

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Climb Details

Date: October 01, 2016
Check-in: 8:00 am
Start Time: 9:00 am
Number of Steps:
Location: ASU Sun Devil Stadium: 500 E. Veterans Way,
Tempe, AZ
Event Coordinator Name: Lori Nelson
Event Coordinator Email: lnelson@cff.org
Event Coordinator Phone: (602) 224-0068

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