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Laura Seitz, Deseret News
West Jordan firefighter Wes Harwood gasps for air after running 23 flights of stairs with 50-pounds of equipment on during the "2011 Fight for Air Climb" fundraiser sponsored by the American Lung Association of Utah at the Wells Fargo Building in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011. Harwood finished the race in less than 5 minutes.

The American Lung Association of Utah sponsored the "2011 Fight for Air Climb" fundraiser. It was held at the Wells Fargo Building in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011. Ken Sanders Rare Books raised almost $7,000, the highest amount raised by all participants.