Albany CF Climb

Registration for the Stair Climb has now closed. You may register the day of the event on Saturday, February 23 at the Corning Tower.


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About CF Climb

Join us for the 31st Annual CF Climb in the tallest building in Albany, the Corning Tower! Climb 42 floors, 809 steps as either an individual, first responder, or as part of a four-person relay team. Whether climbing to improve your time or to simply cross the finish line, this event is a great way to spend the morning with co-workers, friends or family, while “Adding Tomorrows” for people with cystic fibrosis.

Minimum Fundraising Requirement: $150

Minimum Fundraising Requirement Policy: The minimum pledge requirement of $150 is due on or before event day. If you have met your minimum pledge by the day of the event, we encourage you to keep fundraising. Reach for the stars and earn great rewards and recognition. Even though the minimum is due by the day of the event, you have one month after the event to earn these rewards.  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.

Registration Fee Schedule:
8/1/18 – 1/1/19: $10
1/2/19 – 2/1/19: $15
2/2/19 – 2/15/19: $25
2/16/19 – 2/2/23/19: $40

Registration fees are non-refundable, are not tax deductible and do not count towards your fundraising total.


Individual  - Individual climbs 42 floors, timed
Relay Team – 4 Individuals each climb ¼ of the way up tagging off in a relay fashion, timed
First Responder Climber – Individual climbs 42 floors wearing full gear, timed
First Responder Relay Team – 4 first responders each climb ¼ of the way up tagging off in a relay fashion wearing full turnout gear, timed

$10 Flat registration fee for First Responder. Thank you for your service!

Fundraising Minimum: $150  (Registration fees are not included in fundraising minimum.)

Learn more about other CF Climb events across the country.

Top Teams

  1 -  Top Team 5K Team Marchiony ($7,700.00)
  2 -  Top Team 5K Kellen's Mighty Warriors ($6,851.00)
  3 -  Top Team 5K Troy Fire ($5,460.00)
  4 -  Her Strength ($4,240.00)
  5 -  Drea's Dream Team ($3,650.00)

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Top Climbers

  1 -  Super Climber Self-donation Rob Marchiony ($7,700.00)
  2 -  Athletic Shirt Self-donation Emilie McHale ($2,326.00)
  3 -  Jarred Collins ($2,125.00)
  4 -  Athletic Shirt Self-donation William Collins ($1,860.00)
  5 -  Athletic Shirt Self-donation Brendan Maloney ($1,450.00)

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Volunteer for CF Climb

Each volunteer helps make CF Climb an incredible event. Would you like to join the volunteer team? Do you have a friend or loved one who may want to be part of this effort as well? There are many skill-enhancing and fun volunteer opportunities to experience. Every volunteer makes a powerful impact, helping to raise awareness and funds in the CF Foundation’s quest for a cure for this disease.

Become a Volunteer

Climb Goal: $68,000.00

Raised: $57,887.99

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Climb Details

Date: 2/23/2019
Check-in: 1 hour prior to start time
Start Time: First Responders (Individual & Relay wearing gear) 8:30 am; Team Relay 9:30 am, Individual 10:30 am
Number of Steps: 809 steps
Location: Corning Tower,
Albany, NY
Event Coordinator Name: Samantha Culihan
Event Coordinator Email: sculihan@cff.org
Event Coordinator Phone: 518-453-3583

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