2022 Challenge The Chief

Challenge the Chief

Are you tougher and faster than Calgary Fire Chief Steve Dongworth? Prove it!

Every year, hundreds of firefighters from around the world take part in the Firefighter Stairclimb Challenge, in support of firefighters and community members living with cancer. To change up the challenge and keep everyone safe, the LIVE event will take place at Calgary’s Canada Olympic Park. This event is closed to the public UNLESS you think that you can beat the Chief.

The Main Event

This event is only open to firefighters with the exception of those determined people who will be challenging Calgary Fire Chief Steve Dongworth to a race to the top of Canada Olympic Park. 

Event Details

  • Minimum $8,000 fundraising goal with $500 donation required to register (tax receipt provided)
  • Open to non-firefighters of all athletic levels and abilities
  • Registration deadline – May 6, 2022
  • If you are unable to climb, sponsor someone to climb on your behalf 
  • Chief Dongworth and his Challengers will kick off the main event and a victor will be declared at the end 
Do you have what it takes?

    If you want to become part of this VIP group of civilian climbers and take on the additional challenge of raising $8,000 for Wellspring Calgary, we want to hear from you. To register for Challenge the Chief, please contact Wellspring Calgary's Resource Development team at donations@wellspringcalgary.ca or 587-747-0260 ext. 1234.


About Wellspring Calgary

Wellspring Calgary is a warm and welcoming community that provides a comprehensive range of programs and services to those living with cancer and their caregivers across southern Alberta. All of what Wellspring provides is offered free of charge and available without a referral. Wellspring Calgary needs your support to ensure that no one has to face cancer alone.

Wellspring Calgary is pleased to announce Wellspring will gift a portion of net proceeds to support the Firefighters Assistance Charitable Society (FACS); their mission is to empower and strengthen the firefighter by enhancing the success and resilience of the firefighter community.
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