New Jersey 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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Register to Participate Virtually.

Register and participate virtually in the 65 Roses Challenge 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 any fees paid prior to this announcement will be credited to your fundraising efforts.

Take the Challenge. On Saturday, August 15, we challenge you to climb for 65 minutes at 6:50 AM to celebrate the CF Foundation’s 65th anniversary and participate in our 65 roses challenge. Whether climbing the stairs in your house, local bleachers, or even running on your treadmill, now is your chance to step up from wherever you are and be a part of climbing towards a cure for all people living with cystic fibrosis! Join us on Strava to track your activity so we can all climb together, even though this year we will have to be apart.

Share your Journey. Wear your Cystic Fibrosis Foundation branded apparel, custom team t-shirt, or a past event shirt while you walk, run, or 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 use the hashtags: #CFClimb, #65RosesChallenge or #Together65 to keep the energy and momentum going strong!

We want to celebrate you and your participation in the 65 Roses Challenge! At the conclusion of your event you’ll receive a certificate of completion and the option to redeem a reward 30 days post event. Share your success on social by tagging the CF Foundation (@CF_Foundation) and use the hashtags: #CFClimb, #65RosesChallenge or #Together65 to let everyone know you completed your 65 Roses Challenge.

Additional Event Details:

Date: Saturday, August 15
Start Climbing:
6:50 AM Saturday, August 15
Closing Ceremony:
9:00 AM Saturday, August 15 on Facebook Live
At Home

Suggested Fundraising Minimum

Questions? Maggie O'Hara: mohara@cff.org  | (973) 656-9200 

Together, let's Climb to cure CF!

Top Teams

  1 -  Matts Mets ($3,560.00)
  2 -  Shooting Stars ($2,340.00)
  3 -  Ernie's Duckies ($1,665.00)
  4 -  Rosebuds ($1,310.00)
  5 -  West End Warriors ($1,135.00)

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Top Climbers

  1 -  Athletic Shirt Keith Majors ($2,415.00)
  2 -  Athletic Shirt Robert Jones ($1,840.00)
  3 -  Athletic Shirt Self-donation Michael Driscoll ($1,700.00)
  4 -  Athletic Shirt Michele Deserto ($1,200.00)
  5 -  Self-donation Mitchell Crandell ($700.00)

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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: $50,000.00

Raised: $17,198.00

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Climb Details

Date: 8/15/2020
Check-in: N/A
Start Time: 6:50 AM
Number of Steps: Challenge
Location: Virtual,
E,. Rutherford, NJ
Event Coordinator Name: Maggie O'Hara
Event Coordinator Email: mohara@cff.org
Event Coordinator Phone: 973-656-9200

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