Thomas Dold

A competitor takes part in the 34th Empire State Building Run-Up in New York, Feb. 1, 2011. (credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Competitors Take Off In Annual Empire State Building Climb

Hundreds of people will take to the stairs at the Empire State Building on Wednesday night, climbing from the lobby to the 86th-floor observatory.

02/04/2015

Participants in Empire State Building Run-Up 2012 (credit: esbnyc.com)

Runners Gear Up For Quarter-Mile Climb In Annual Empire State Building Run-Up

Hundreds of people will lace up their sneakers to scale 1,576 steps up the Empire State Building.

02/06/2013

A competitor takes part in the 34th Empire State Building Run-Up in New York, Feb. 1, 2011. (credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Runners Race Up Empire State Building

Thomas Dold of Germany defended his championship status, and set a record for winning the race again.

02/01/2011