Milwaukee CF Climb 2020


Thank you to this year's CF Climb Milwaukee Ambassador, Matthew!
Please click here to read about Matthew's life journey with cystic fibrosis.

About CF Climb

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is proud to announce its 31st year of “going vertical” to defeat cystic fibrosis (CF). CF Climb Milwaukee will be held on Thursday, November 5, 2020 at the US Bank Center - the tallest building in Milwaukee! Once participants reach the top, they will have the opportunity to enjoy amazing panoramic views of Downtown Milwaukee before heading down to our post-climb celebration, complete with food, drinks, entertainment, and awards! 

General Climb: Each person must pay a $25 registration fee (Early Bird Special: $15 now through Labor Day; Day Of Fee: $35) at time of registration and meet the $50 fundraising minimum prior to participation. Please see the Fundraising Resources for information about raising dollars for CF.

Corporate Team Challenge: Each team must pay a $1,500 registration fee ($1,000 tax deductible) at time of registration. Additional fundraising is optional. Please click here for more details.

5:30-6:10pm Check In & Registration
6:15pm Start for Elite Climbers
6:20pm Start for Fire/Police Individuals & Teams 
6:30pm Start for Corporate Teams 
6:40pm Start for Individuals 
6:50pm Start for Combined-Time Teams 
7:00pm Start for Relay Teams 
6:45-9:00pm Survivor Party! 

How to Register:
To register for CF Climb Milwaukee, please choose the appropriate registration button above (Start or Renew a Team, Join a Team, or Register as an Individual). Here is a list of participant categories:

Individual (Racer or Walker) – Individual climbs 47 floors, timed
Elite Individual – Competitive individual climbs 47 floors, timed
Fire/Police Individual – Individual climbs 47 floors wearing full gear*, timed 
Relay Team – 3 individuals climb 1/3 of the way up tagging off in relay fashion, timed 
Combined-Time Team – unlimited number of individuals climb 47 floors each, timed ~ the top three times of each team are used to qualify for awards 
Fire/Police Team – unlimited number of individuals climb 47 floors each wearing full gear*, timed ~ the top three times of each team are used to qualify for awards 
Corporate Team – up to 20 individuals climb 47 floors each, timed ~ the average time of each team will be used to qualify for awards. Please click here for more details.

*Please click here for gear requirements.

Please click here to view our FAQs.

Participants will receive a CF Climb T-Shirt and Cinch Bag. T-Shirt sizes are first come, first serve. 

Learn more about other CF Climb events across the country.


Top Teams

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Top Climbers

  1 -  Jill Paha ($0.00)
  2 -  Josh Jackett ($0.00)
  3 -  Julie Nilsen ($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: $60,000.00

Raised: $5,000.00

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Climb Details

Date: 11/5/2020
Check-in: 5:30 - 6:10 PM
Start Time: See schedule of events
Number of Steps: 47 floors, 94 flights, 985 steps
Location: US Bank Center,
Milwaukee, WI
Event Coordinator Name: Julia Nilsen
Event Coordinator Email: jnilsen@cff.org
Event Coordinator Phone: 262.798.2060

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