2024 39th Annual Tower Climb and Run


About Our CF Climb

This event is THE most unique athletic challenge fundraising event anywhere in San Antonio! Where else can one run 1-mile followed by running the 952 steps to the top of the Tower of the Americas? Answer: only here and only at this once-a-year event!

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How to Participate:

COMPETIVELY TIMED - Each person will run 1 mile, wears a chipped timed bib, and races to the top of the Tower to the Observation Deck/Finish Line.

NON-COMPETITIVE / NON-TIMED - No chipped time bib and no 1 mile run before. Participants will climb the Tower at their own pace.

FIRST RESPONDERS TIMED - Chipped bib, Tower climb only

Please be sure to select COMPETITIVE or NON-COMPETITIVE during registration. If you change your mind and would like to change your participation status, please notify chapter. Last day to change and receive a chipped bib is Wednesday, January 24, 2023.

2023 South Texas Photo Gallery: Dionicio Perez Photography and Video | CFF 2023 Tower Climb


Participants under the age of 10 are not allowed at the CFF Tower Climb.

All minors (Children ages 11 - 15) can participate with an adult.

Children ages 16 and over can participate without an adult.

Registration Fees & Schedule:


Participants who would like to pay their own $100 fundraising minimum, may do so during registration by making a self-donation on the first page of registration via an additional gift.

Early Bird Special

06/1/2023 - 8/1/2023: $0 Registration Fee + $100 Fundraising Minimum (Total $100)

8/02/2023 - 10/02/2023: $20 Registration Fee + $100 Fundraising Minimum (Total $120)

10/3/2023-12/31/2023: $30 Registration Fee + $100 Fundraising Minimum (Total $130)

1/1/2024 - 1/17/2024: $40 Registration Fee + $100 Fundraising Minimum (Total $140)

Packet Pick-Up Registration: (1/17,1/18 & 1/22,1/23) $60 Registration Fee + $100 Fundraising Minimum (Total $160)

Day of Event Registration: $100 Registration Fee + $100 Fundraising Minimum (Total $200)

Please note: Day of Event registered participants will only be able to participate as NON-COMPETITIVE. Chipped bibs will not be available at the event.

Fundraising Minimum: $100.00 (Registration fees are not included in fundraising minimum.)

Minimum Pledge Requirement Policy: The minimum pledge requirement of $100 is due before or during packet pick-up days. 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 prizes. Even though the minimum is 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-transferable and do not count towards your fundraising minimum. Thank you for adding tomorrows for people with cystic fibrosis.

Fundraising Resources:

South Texas Event Photo Gallery | South Texas Chapter Facebook page |

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Packet Pick-Up:

CFF South Texas Chapter Office:

506 E. Ramsey Rd. Suite 3

San Antonio, TX 78216

- Wednesday - Thursday, January 17th - 18th from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

- Monday - Tuesday, January 22nd - 23rd from 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Thank you National Sponsors

We want to thank our generous national sponsors - gold national sponsor,
AbbVie, and our silver national sponsors, Nestle Health Sciences, Vertex,
Gilead, and Genentech. Thank you, American Airlines, our Outstanding
Corporate Supporter.

Thank you to our Local Sponsors!

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Events may be subject to change based on health or safety concerns. If an event is moved to virtual, sponsorship benefits may be adjusted to fit that format. If an event is cancelled your local contact will reach out to discuss options.


Top Teams

  1 -  Top Team 30K TEAM TSAOG ($44,843.05)
  2 -  Top Team 15K Team Hemant ($16,642.00)
  3 -  Top Team 10K Piper's Peaches ($13,718.94)
  4 -  Top Team 10K team brAVERY ($10,570.00)
  5 -  Top Team 5K Valero ($8,592.99)

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Top Climbers

  1 -  TSAOG Charities ($28,133.00)
  2 -  Hemant Bhavsar ($16,642.00)
  3 -  Self-donation Aaron Kapp ($8,019.26)
  4 -  Kevin Kirk ($7,691.40)
  5 -  Self-donation Mary Kirk ($3,000.00)

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Congratulations to our 65 Roses Champions

Become a 65 Roses Champion by raising $1,000. Together, let's make CF stand for Cure Found.

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: $130,000.00

Raised: $202,517.75

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Climb Details

Date: Saturday, January 27th, 2024
Check-in: 6:00 am
Start Time: 7:00 am
Number of Steps: 952 steps - 75 floors
Location: Tower of the Americas,
San Antonio, TX
Event Coordinator Name: Christine Orwig
Event Coordinator Email: corwig@cff.org
Event Coordinator Phone: 210.829.7267
Fundraising Minimum:

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Please convert cash donations into a money order or check before mailing or bringing to the event.

Local Sponsors

New Mobile App

Download our Fight CF Mobile App today!

Available on the iPhone App Store

Android App on Google Play

Top Teams

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