Climb Lake Point Tower to Benefit WBEZ

Climb Lake Point Tower to benefit WBEZ


You can still enter the race to “Climb the Tower” on October 24.

To climb Lake Point Tower, that is.  All to benefit the public radio station WBEZ.

Here’s the registration link.

We hear that about 1,000 people will be running up 65 floors of our building, the fastest in under 10 minutes.

Register Now! 

There are many ways to get involved with Climb the Tower 2010! 

  • Climb the Tower! To climb once the fee is $150, to join the Two-Timers Club and climb twice the reduced rate is $200. To register, please click here.
  • Start a Team with friends, co-workers or family and raise funds together to support WBEZ. To create your team, please click here.
  • Raise Funds to Support WBEZ! Whether you’re climbing or not, we really encourage you to help us raise funds for WBEZ. Please consider creating a personal fundraising page – it’s free and makes collecting donations very easy!
  • Volunteer — We’d love your help on the day of the event. No problem if you’re planning on climbing. We’ll work around your schedule. If you or anyone you know wants to volunteer and help us make this event a huge success, please contact Shona at 312.948.4638 or
  • Become a Sponsor — If your company would like to support this exciting event in 2010, please contact Kevin Turk at 773-868-6684 or
Event Details

Participants will climb 65 floors up the historic Lake Point Tower, with the first heat starting promptly at 7:00am. Check-in will take place across the street in the West Park at Navy Pier. Climbers should arrive no later than 20 minutes prior to their heat.

For all you hard-core climbers, we encourage you to be part of the elite Two-Timers Club and climb the Tower twice. For everyone else, it will take an average of 20 minutes to reach the top. No matter what kind of shape you’re in, you can make it. Really! Water will be offered along the way and you’re free to climb at your own pace.

Spots are limited, so sign up today!

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