When I register, can I choose to climb less than the full 42 floors of the building?
Yes, there is a registration choice of 25 floors. You can also choose to be a "virtual climber" (please see next question). You can change your chosen route anytime before the event. Once you confirm your route, we only ask that you do the best you can—you are not required to complete the climb and can end your climb at any time.
What is a virtual climber?
A virtual climber is someone who does not plan to climb stairs, but wishes to fundraise for inMotion. If you will not be in New York City on October 18 or have health conditions which make stair climbing inadvisable—or for whatever reason—you may want to consider registering as a virtual climber. In all other respects, virtual climbers are just like "real" climbers in their fundraising practices: they can create a personal fundraising page on the event web site and they can email their contacts about their fundraising goal, etc. Virtual climbers are welcome to attend the event.
What is the registration option for becoming an extreme climber?
To raise awareness of the burdens carried by inMotion's clients and to make their climb more challenging, participants can choose to wear a 10 lb. weighted fitness belt during their 42-flight climb (climbers wearing belts will not be permitted to climb the building twice). The equipment will be provided to climbers (free of charge) at the event, to be returned to inMotion after the climb.
We ask that interested climbers check off this option on the registration form as soon as possible as there are only 85 Extreme Climber slots available.
What is a "Personal Web Page Link" and why should I create this when I register?
When you register, you have the option to create an easy-to-remember, short version of your personal fundraising web page address. This is very convenient for giving the link to others so they can donate to your page. Otherwise, your web page address will be a longer, more cumbersome address. We encourage all climbers to create a "Personal Web Page Link," but your web page will still work fine without one.
What if I need to cancel my registration?
If I participated in Story by Story® last year, can I use my old login information?
Can my friends and family (who are NOT registered to participate) come to the finish line party?
Because of space limitations, unfortunately we cannot accommodate additional guests who are not registered for the event. Please encourage friends and family to register as climbers or virtual climbers if they wish to attend the event. Registration will end on October 17 at 9:00 am.
Can I be a volunteer at the event, rather than a climber?
Can I register as a climber AND as a volunteer?