2013 Skyline Plunge! Chicago - September 8
Respiratory Health Association, Over the Edge and YOU!
A charity event for which 80 individuals
will rappel down theWit Hotel
Cost: $150 registration fee + $1000 fundraising minimum
Participants must reach $500 or provide a valid credit card by July 12, 2013 to secure their spot. The $1,000 fundraising minimum must be met by the fundraising deadline of September 20, 2013. Any balance after that date will be charged to the credit card number provided.
201 N. State St. (corner of State and Lake)
Sunday, September 8, 2013
Time 9 AM - 5PM (rappel time slots will be provided to participants.
Event happens rain or shine (except in cases of lightning and high
To promote healthy
lungs and fight lung disease
Frequently Asked Questions
Who can rappel?
Individuals must be 16 years
old or over and weigh between 110-300 pounds. (Valid Photo ID will be required on event day before you rappel.)
What are the fees to participate?
$150 registration fee plus a $1000
pledge minimum. Read more about
your fundraising commitment
here. (No refunds or
Is it safe?
This event is being produced by Over the Edge, a
fully insured professional rappelling organization that has worked with
various non-profit groups throughout North America to help raise money
for their cause. The equipment, practices, and procedures used are
approved by Federal and State OSHA, Workers Compensation, and Industrial
Rope Access Trade Association. (Read more about Over the Edge
I don't have any rappelling experience - is that okay?
You do not need prior rappelling experience to participate.
Each participant will receive onsite training the day of the
event. RHA will be in contact with all participants in the weeks leading up to the
event to answer any questions.
Why should I rappel?
Respiratory Health Association (RHA) needs
your help to continue our mission to promote healthy lungs and fight
lung disease through research, advocacy and education. Join us for this thrilling and memorable experience! (Read more about RHA
How long will it take me?
Allow about two hours for the complete experience
from check-in to check-out. (Your rappel time will be provided to you by
RHA a week before the event.)
Can my family come up on the rooftop with me?
Only RHA and OTE staff are allowed on the roof
during your rappel. One guest will be allowed to come into the
hotel with each participant for the check-in process. All other
guests are welcome to view participants rappelling from the street.
Will photos be taken during the event?
Yes, information about photos will be sent to
registered participants before the event.
Where should I park for the event?
Valet Parking is available at theWit Hotel. Valet fee is $25.
Overnight fee is $45. Other self parking options are available. (Prices subject to change.)