The Wellness Council of the Midlands’ 8th Annual Trek Up the Tower is scheduled to take place on February 22, 2014!  This vertical stair climb race provides participants with the opportunity to climb 40 floors, 870 steps, and 633 feet into the sky, within First National Tower in downtown Omaha. Companies and community members have created teams, and will soon be making the climb within the tallest building between Chicago & Denver!  Participants will have fun with this year’s theme – Surf The Tower!  Registration for this event opens to the public on November 1st each year, and WELCOM member companies always have the opportunity to register early.  However, there is still plenty of time to get signed up!  Please contact the WELCOM office if you’re interested in learning more about sponsorship or volunteer opportunities at (402) 934-5795 or  You can also visit the Trek website for more information at