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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2017 Results

CHIditarod XII March 4, 2017 18,404 Meals for the Hungry  22,085 Pounds of Food Collected $45,000 Raised to Fight Hunger in Chicago Eight hundred women, men, astronauts, “school kids”, Vegas show girls, wizards, medicine men, tin men, circus entertainers, volunteers, bananas, philanthropists, leisure enthusiasts and enthusiastic mushers gathered on a balmy 42 degree morning to create…

How to Win, Place, or Show at Chiditarod 

Experienced Chiditarod Master Judges and members of the COREganizer Corps provide some tips for those hoping to win big on race day.  Okay, what’s the magic formula for winning big?  There isn’t one way to do it right, but there are lots of things that can go wrong, so let’s start with what *not* to…

CHIditarod XII Press Release Pre-Race

Media Advisory for CHIditarod XII, March 4, 2017 ***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** Contact: Stephanie Esposito, CHIditarod Press Liaison Email: espo@chiditarod.org Phone: 312.203.5529 MUSH! The CHIditarod, Chicago’s Shopping Cart Race for a Good Cause Celebrates 12th Year Rollicking yearly event raises thousands of pounds of food and donations to benefit the Greater Chicago Food Depository, local organizations…

A Guide to Winning Awards

Mark Grutza, CHIdiot racer, and now a CHIditarod Foundation Board Member, remembers coming into Chiditarod as a new racer and realizing that if they wanted to win, they’d have to go big. Here’s how they did it… Year one of the Chidiots was a wake-up call. We arrived at the starting line with a poorly constructed woman…

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