Guest re-cap by California resident & Virginia native, G.M. Grena:
The Mid-Atlantic branch of the American Lung Association (ALA) held its first staircase race in 2014. They chose the 30-story Hilton Alexandria Mark Center (AMC) hotel in Virginia (just outside DC), though the race only … [Read More...]
They call it the Big Climb, not because it's a super tall climb, but because it's the biggest participation of any climb in the world. This stair race sells out every year with 6,000 participants (4,000 racers and 2,000 non-timed "climbers") and this time it filled up in a matter of hours.
Why so popular? I … [Read More...]
The 50 floor climb up the VUE luxury apartment building in Charlotte NC was a new one for me. It went quite well, which is to be expected since it was an ALA climb in its 2nd year. The view atop the VUE was indeed amazing, being one of Charlotte's tallest buildings. The floors were relatively consistent, right turn … [Read More...]