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Vertical race spotlights lung diseases

Published: Sunday, Aug. 30 2015 4:46 a.m. MDT

The American Lung Association in Utah sponsors hundreds of stair climbers to join in for the seventh -annual Fight for Air Climb, which climbs 598 stairs in the Wells Fargo Building Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, in Salt Lake City.  Several teams of firefighters from around the valley sporting 60 pounds of gear also participated.  (Tom Smart, Deseret News) The American Lung Association in Utah sponsors hundreds of stair climbers to join in for the seventh -annual Fight for Air Climb, which climbs 598 stairs in the Wells Fargo Building Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, in Salt Lake City. Several teams of firefighters from around the valley sporting 60 pounds of gear also participated. (Tom Smart, Deseret News)

Sponsored by the American Lung Association in Utah, hundreds of stair climbers — including several teams of firefighters from around the valley sporting 60 pounds of gear — participated in the seventh-annual Fight for Air Climb. Racers climbed 598 stairs in the Wells Fargo Building on Saturday in Salt Lake City.

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