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Louisville CF Climb 2020 - Virtual Event

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.

Scroll down to learn more about how to participate in your local 65 Roses Challenge event and contact your local chapter for more details.

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About CF Climb

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How do I participate?

Register to Participate Virtually. Register and participate virtually in the Louisville CF Climb and help us stay the course and advance our mission in an uncertain time. While we can’t 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. There will be NO registration fee to participate virtually and only a suggested, not mandatory, fundraising minimum of $65 per participant.

Recruit. Recruit others to participate with you (at a safe distance or even from another state). Now that we are virtual, you can participate anywhere!

Fundraise. Fundraise online by leveraging the tools in the Participant Center, the mobile app, and Fundraise on Facebook to reach your goal. Create a virtual passion fundraising event by developing a fundraising event through your favorite hobby, activity, or passion.

Take the Challenge. Beginning Thursday, October 22–Thursday, November 12, we challenge you to climb 3,000 stairs.You can split it up between days or knock it out all at once, your choice! 

Want more of a challenge? Consider the EPIC Climb-6,500 stairs for cystic fibrosis. Again, you can split it up between days or knock it out all at once, your choice

Share your Journey. Wear your Cystic Fibrosis Foundation branded apparel, custom team t-shirt, or a past event shirt while you climb. Share how you’re participating by sharing your story and posting a selfie on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Make sure to tag the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (@CF_Foundation) and the Kentucky/West Virginia Chapter (@CFF_kywv) use the hashtags: #CFClimb to keep the energy and momentum going strong!

Celebrate! We want to celebrate you and your participation in the 65 Roses Challenge! Contact our chapter for a Virtual Climb Bib, which you can proudly display on your social media pages. At the conclusion of your event you will receive a certificate of completion and the option to redeem a reward for a CFF branded item.

Additional Event Details: Dates: From Thursday, October 22 – Thursday, November 12 Location: Virtually – Anywhere! Suggested Fundraising Minimum: $65

Thank you Sponsors! We want to thank our local sponsors who continue to help advance our mission.
Every Day Has a Finish Line, Independence Bank, Jackson Physical Therapy and Associates, Nestle Health Science, Gilead, Total Care Rx Specialty Pharmacy and Alcresta Therapeutics.

Questions? Ruth Hans-Owen: rhans-owen@cff.org | 502.791.7331

Learn more about other CF Climb events across the country.

Top Teams

  1 -  Top Team 10K LEAN Team ($12,999.00)
  2 -  Everyday Has a Finish Line ($2,500.00)
  3 -  Independence Bank ($2,000.00)
  4 -  Rylee's Sweet and Salty Crew ($1,641.00)
  5 -  Working On A Cure ($1,080.00)

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Top Climbers

  1 -  Super Climber Self-donation Amanda Nighbert ($10,504.00)
  2 -  Super Climber Self-donation Chris Saling ($2,500.00)
  3 -  Athletic Shirt Ron Jolly ($2,000.00)
  4 -  Athletic Shirt Kendall Nighbert ($1,065.00)
  5 -  Athletic Shirt Shawna Henderson ($1,050.00)

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65 Roses Champions

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: $30,000.00

Raised: $25,003.00

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Climb Details

Date: 10/22/2020 - 11/12/2020
Check-in: N/A
Start Time: Anytime!
Number of Steps: 3,000
Location: Virtual Event,
Louisvlle, KY
Event Coordinator Name: Ruth Hans-Owen
Event Coordinator Email: rhans-owen@cff.org
Event Coordinator Phone: 502.791.7331

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