CHIditarod X is March 7!!

Registration to race and volunteer is now closed. We'd still love you to come out and watch the race!

If you're racing, make sure you've set up your team on our fundraising platform, Razoo. Contact fundraising@chiditarod.org for more information on matching grants!

Merch pre-orders are now closed, but don't fret there will be plenty of opportunities to score Chidita-Swag on Race Day.

Thanks to the fundraising efforts of all you righteous ‘Rodders, The CHIditarod Foundation 501(c)(3) provided $25,000 in 2014 in micro-grants to 7 organizations fighting hunger in Chicago in innovative ways. Check out this blog post to learn more about the awesome work these organizations are doing in Chicago.

Please help us fight food insecurity in Chicago by making a donation to the CHIditarod Foundation.

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CHIditarod’s Firm Stance Against Cultural Insensitivity

At Saturday’s race, a team with members in blackface was allowed to participate despite their refusal to comply with requests by board members and organizers that they remove the make-up. We deeply regret that our inability to respond quickly to this unexpected behavior and come to a consensus about handling this team’s refusal to accommodate…

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The Geek Show Interview

Check out this interview with our very own Devin Breen discussing his experience founding CHIditarod. Spoiler alert: he totally hams it up.

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Design Contest Winners Announced (Merch pre-sales open!!)

Drum roll, please…   And the t-shirt design winner is…Ryan Sneddon! And the t-shirt design runner-up is… Corey Kraus! And the patch design winner is… Yeah right, like we’d tell you before race day. HA!   A huge ‘rod of applause for our epic designers!!   Which means… pre-sales for shirts, totes, and YEAR X PATCHES…

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2014 Sabotage Report

May the forces of evil become confused on the way to your house. – Maybe said by George Carlin once.   Behold! The sweet and sour truth that sabotage is a long standing tradition of the CHIditarod. Often attempted, seldom nuanced. A minute to learn, a lifetime to master. Sabotage is an often-controversial aspect of…

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