65 Roses Climb at the Rose Bowl

IMPORTANT NOTE: To protect the health and well-being of the cystic fibrosis community and CF Foundation staff during the COVID-19 outbreak, the cystic fibrosis community is finding new ways to come together through virtual experiences. While we will not be together in person, we can be together in spirit and participate virtually - showing the strength of our community and passion to find a cure for all people living with cystic fibrosis.

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About CF Climb

Join us for the 11th Annual 65 Roses Climb! Whether climbing to improve timing or to simply cross the finish line, this event is a great way to spend the day with co-workers, friends or family while “Adding Tomorrows” for people with cystic fibrosis. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to hang out at the iconic Rose Bowl stadium, with food, drinks, great entertainment, medals, and prizes for top fundraisers, climbers and spinners.

Participant Categories *NEW THIS YEAR*
Climber – Climb half of the Rose Bowl stadium and accomplish the 65 Roses Course (1,000 steps) or challenge yourself to go beyond ordinary expectations and complete the Extreme course (3,000 steps).
Spinner – Choose one of three thirty-minute spin classes. Space is limited.
Climber Spinner Combo – Are you looking to take your workout up a notch? Climbing and spinning for a cure is a great way to give yourself the kick you need. After you register as a Spinner or Combo participant please contact Amber Walters at 323-939-0758 or awalters@cff.org to reserve your bike session.
Spectator – Not interested in climbing or spinning? No worries - get a spectator pass for $10 and enjoy the festivities!
Tomorrow’s Leader – Are you a member of the Los Angeles Chapter’s Tomorrow’s Leaders program? Great! Your fundraising minimum is only $65.
Child Climber – Ages 16 and under with parent registration will only be required to pay the registration fee.

All skill levels of climbers and spinners are welcome!

Schedule of Events:
Spin Session #1: 9:00-9:30am
Spin Session #2: 9:40-10:10am
Opening Ceremony: 10:15am
65 Roses and Extreme Course: 10:30am
Spin #3: 10:30-11:10am
Awards Ceremony: 11:15pm

$10 Flat registration fee.
Suggested Fundraising Minimum: $100 (Climber or Spinner)/ $150 (Climber Spinner Combo)
(Registration fees are not included in fundraising minimum.)

Suggested Fundraising Minimum: $100 (Climber or Spinner)/ $150 (Climber Spinner Combo)

Learn more about other CF Climb events across the country.

Top Teams

  1 -  Kelsi's Klimbers ($3,036.00)
  2 -  Team Katie Bug ($65.00)

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Top Climbers

  1 -  Super Climber Kristen Brockman Knauf ($3,036.00)
  2 -  Self-donation Mike Sue Katie Mikey & Jake McCarthy / Santos ($65.00)
  3 -  Candice Vega-Gershon ($0.00)
  4 -  Hulk Hogan ($0.00)
  5 -  Nicholas D'Angelo ($0.00)

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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: $90,000.00

Raised: $3,101.00

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Climb Details

Date: Winter 2020 (Date Subject to Change)
Check-in: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 10:30 AM
Number of Steps: 1000 or 3000 steps
Location: Rose Bowl,
Pasadena, CA
Event Coordinator Name: Amber Walters
Event Coordinator Email: awalters@cff.org
Event Coordinator Phone: 323-939-0758

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