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One Financial Plaza, Providence
                             56 flights of stairs (28 floors)
500 climber limit.  First come; first served.  On-line registration deadline is Wednesday, February 25, 2009.  
Registration fee $35 (non-transferable and non-refundable) for individuals
$65 fundraising minimum 
That's easy - get 10 people to sponsor you for $10 each - done!
Event Info:
Please read this entire section carefully prior to registering...

TIP: Event information will be communicated to you via email. Please adjust your email's "junk mail" settings to allow messages from [email protected].
Only participants, staff and volunteers are permitted in the stairwells. The carrying of infants and small children up the stairs is prohibited.


The Climb Providence begins at 10 a.m. Climbers take off in intervals creating staggered starts.
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Registration is limited to 500 participants. Both individual and team registration options are available. To sign up online, click the button, 'Register' on the Climb Providence homepage. To register online you must pay in full with a credit card. Please read the registration instructions prior to registering. Click here or select 'Registration Instructions' on the Climb Providence homepage.
If you are not able to register online with a credit card, a printable registration form is available on the website. You may mail this registration form to the ALARI with a check. (Please do not send cash.)

Many climbers choose to form a team with other climbers.
To form a team, the team captain must register FIRST to create the team.  Once the team captain has started the team, other team members are able to join. Team benefits include:  climbing in consecutive order, eligible for team category awards and more.

The entry fees for the Climb Providence is as follows:
Registration fee is $35 per person, non-transferable and non-refundable
*TIP: The fundraising minimum of $65 can be paid at the time of registration. You may reimburse yourself the pledge minimum from any donations you collect. Upon request, we will provide you with receipts for your donors. Please call (401) 421-6487 to request receipts.
All fees are due at the time of registration. Climbers are encouraged to collect pledges from others to reimburse themselves the pledge minimum. Any additional pledges collected will be added to your fundraising efforts and will be counted towards your fundraising goals. Please call (401) 421-6487 for questions regarding fundraising.

The Climb Providence is an exciting fundraising event for the American Lung Association of Rhode Island. All climbers are encouraged to collect pledges to support the fight against lung disease. With this online event management system, all climbers have a webpage for this purpose. Participants are encouraged to personalize their webpage with a photo and text about their motivations for climbing. In addition, climbers are able to send e-mails to friends and family asking for support, and to receive online credit card pledges. Any offline donations (cash or checks) that are collected can be mailed in to the American Lung Association of Rhode Island. More information on fundraising is available on the Climb Providence homepage.
For the purpose of calculating the top fundraising individual/team awards, pledges will need to be turned in on February 28, 2009 (day of the event).  Donations, however will be accepted after the event.

All participants will be divided into the following age groups for award purposes: 10-12, 13-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
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Every possible effort is made to ensure that start times are based upon the order of registration. As one of the benefits of forming a team, all team members will climb in consecutive order regardless of the order in which entries are received.   Start times will be assigned prior to the event.
*Due to the nature of this event, all participants should arrive one hour before their designated start time.

Awards/Closing ceremonies immediately following the race.
Awards will be given to the fastest Male/Female Climber in each of the following age groups:
  • 10-12
  • 13-18
  • 19-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60-69
  • 70+
  • Fastest Health Professional
  • Fastest Firefighter
  • Fastest Law Enforcement Officer
Team Challenge Awards
  • Fastest Team (based on top 5 racing times)
  • Largest Team
  • Highest Fundraising  Team (Top 3)
  • Top individual fund-raiser (top3)
  • Most Improved Time
  • Fastest Overall Male & Female

Because we care,
the Climb Providence
is a SMOKE-FREE Event!
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