Thousands climb to top of Columbia Center to raise money for cancer research

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SEATTLE -- More than 6,000 people conquered the Columbia Center, the second tallest building on the west coast, early Sunday -- and it was all for a good cause.

Everyone climbed 69 floors for the 30-th annual "Big Climb" to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

One man organized "Craig's Legs," a team of 70 climbers to honor his dad.

"It's very personal for me.  So my dad is the 'Craig' in 'Craig's Legs,'  and so we're goin' for him," said Jeff Craig. "He's been in treatment for Lymphoma, finished up about a year ago on treatment and is in remission now."

Last year the event raised nearly $3 million.