More than 4,000 climbers took part in the 16th annual Hustle Up the Hancock on Sunday, February 24. Around $1 million was raised for lung disease research programs through the Respiratory Health Assocations.
Palatine resident Sherri Breese finished the full climb in 28th place, while Steve Breese wasn't far behind in 51st place.
Participants can either tackle the 94-story full climb or the 52-story half climb. Other Palatine residents who finished in the top 1,000 full climb are:Climber Place Finished Jack Walsh 107 Benjamin Rudzin 180 Peter Kim 542 Megan Kunz 657 Alex Conlee 763 Drew Conlee 783
The next Hustle Up the Hancock will be held on Sunday, February 23, 2014 and open registration for Lung Health Champions starts Friday, November 1, 2013.
For a full list of participants and how they finished, click here.
For more information, visit the Respiratory Health Association website.