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2008 Results
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The American Lung Association's
801 Grand Power Climb
Sunday, Feb. 22, 2009
828 everyday heroes climbed to the top of the 801 Grand in Downtown Des Moines today to raise money for the American Lung Association of Iowa. In all, the firefighters, law enforcement officers, families, individuals and elite athletes, raised over $130,000 and counting to benefit education, smoking cessation and camps for children with asthma. Everyone who finished the 41 floors (82) flights of stairs had a win today.
Thank you for participating in the Power Climb. Below is the link to the resutls.
All results are preliminary pending certification by timing officials.
View Event Photos by clicking on the link below.
Here are the results in the competitive categories from the 801 Grand Power Climb:
Winners of the Ultimate Challenge (complete the climb as many times as possible in 55 minutes):
Overall - Lisa Vetterlein of Des Moines (She was also the female winner in the category.)  Lisa was able to climb 6 times.
Male - Keith Dowell of Lawrence, KS
Winners of the Main Climb:
Male - Dan Ross of Des Moines in a time of 5:09
Female - Jayme Anderson of Des Moines in a time of 5:49
Winner of the first-ever Corporate Challenge:  EMC Insurance
Winner of the first-ever Law Enforcement Challenge:  Iowa City Police Department
Winner of the Firefighters Challenge (career division) Des Moines Fire Department
Winner of the Firefighters Challenge (volunteer division) Algona Fire Department
All results are preliminary pending certification by timing officials.
AWARDS & TROPHIES FOR EVERYONE  Everyone receives a medal for finishing!  90 trophies will be awarded for everything from fastest climber to the team that raises the most money.  Click on INCENTIVES AND AWARDS on the left to see complete list.
Improving Life, One Breath At A Time
American Lung Association of Iowa
2530 73rd St., Des Moines, Iowa  50322
Telephone (515) 309 9507 or 1.877.925.8647
Top 7 Fundraisers
Scott Woodruff
Leslie Malcom
Troy Schoon
Ronald Thompson
Joseph Shearer
Tim Cappel
Deb Gallagher