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Aon Step Up for Kids benefiting Lurie Childrens

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.25 Miles
Aon Center, 200 E. Randolph
Chicago, Illinois
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Itís time to Step Up for Kids! Climb 80 floors to the top of the Aon Center, one of Chicagoís tallest buildings, while raising money to help the children and families at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Childrenís Hospital of Chicago! Register and fundraise online at luriechildrens.org/StepUp

All registered steppers will receive an exclusive Step Up for Kids t-shirt and enjoy complimentary food and beverages, and spectacular views of the city at the Mid-America Club Finish Line Celebration. Best of all, the funds you raise will benefit K.I.D.S.S. for Kids, an Affiliated Organization of Lurie Childrenís, and its $4 million commitment to support the hospitalís Family Services Department.

Cost:
Adults $45 + $80 minimum fundraising commitment = $125
Kids (12 & Under) Free to register + $80 minimum fundraising commitment

Event Start Location
Aon Center, 200 East Randolph, Chicago, IL 60602

Course Description
Climb 80 floors/1,643 steps to the top of the Aon Center, Chicago's third tallest building.

Awards
Medals will be awarded to the top three female and male finishers. These prizes will be mailed after the event.

Incentive Prizes:

Fundraise for the kids and receive these amazing prizes courtesy of our generous sponsors! Every participant raising at least $250 will receive an incentive prize, and the more you raise, the better the prizes. The week after the event, all qualifying participants will receive a letter and voucher in the mail that will include instructions for redeeming your prize.

Raise $250 and receive a pair of athletic socks donated by Fleet Feet and one General Admission ticket to the Museum of Science and Industry.
Raise $500 and receive a water bottle, $20 gift certificate to Fleet Feet and two General Admission tickets to the Museum of Science and Industry.
Raise $1,000 and receive a tech t-shirt donated by Fleet Feet and two General Admission tickets and one Omnimax Film ticket to the Museum of Science and Industry.
Raise $2,500 and receive a pair of running shoes donated by Fleet Feet and two General Admission tickets and one Omnimax Film ticket to the Museum of Science and Industry

Top Fundraisers:

The top individual fundraiser will receive two round-trip business-class tickets on United Airlines to anywhere in the continental U.S.!
The top individual fundraiser under 18 years of age will receive an Apple iPod touch digital player!



Packet Pickup / Expo
Packet pick-up will be available at Fleet Feet at Piperís Alley (1620 N. Wells Street) on the following dates and times:

Friday, January 25, 2013
Time: 3 - 8 p.m.

Saturday, January 26, 2013
Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Timing / Results
Following your climb, enjoy complimentary food and beverages, live music performed by Spakl and a spectacular view of the city at the Mid-America Club Finish Line Celebration, located on the 80th floor. From the top, each stepper will take the elevator down to the mezzanine level to enjoy more complimentary food and beverages at our food court, then make their way down to the main lobby of the Aon Center to meet up with friends and family. Don't miss out on the fun for the whole family at our Kids Corner!

Post Race Activities
Results will be posted on the Step Up website (www.luriechildrens.org/stepup) and www.mychicagoathlete.com on Monday, January 28, 2013 by noon.

Weather
The climb takes place inside! Come snow or shine!

Directions
Aon Center, 200 East Randolph Street. Please enter the building from Randolph Street on the building's south side. If you are standing at street level, you will need to walk down the stairs to locate the main entrance into the building.

Parking
Discounted parking will be available in the Aon Center Parking Garage, located at lower Lake Street and Columbus drive for $6 until 3 p.m.

From Michigan Avenue turn east onto Lake Street (just south of Wacker)
Turn left (North) onto Stetson Street
From Stetson, turn right (east) onto South Water
Go east one block to Columbus
Make a sharp left U-turn and go down the ramp to the first stop sign
Make another left at the stop sign
Veer left and follow signs to the Aon Center parking garage
Park on level 4 or 5 and take elevators up to the lobby

 
 

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