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 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.


CHIditaBowl III

Registered to race in CHIditarod XII? Wondering how to get your fundraising started? Come to CHIditaBowl and you will be helping your team reach its goals! It’s a great way to get tips on how to build your cart, bounce ideas off each other, and get to see people you may not have seen since…

2017 Call to Arms

MUSH! The CHIditarod, Chicago’s Shopping Cart Race for a Good Cause Celebrates 12th Year MARCH 4th 2017 Important Dates: January 7th Design Contest Closes January 16th Racer & Volunteer Registration Open January 28th CHIditaBowl – Pre-race Fundraiser – Fundraise for your team, bowl, and win some fabulous things! Spectators and well-wishers are invited to witness the start…

The 2016 Sabotage Report is Here!

Attention! Attention! Calling all Racers! Each year we put on our thinking caps and engage in perilous deeds–one part math, one part magicky-magic–to assess the state of mayhem in the CHIditarod kingdom. More than 30% of racers in the 2016 CHIditarod race participated in a post-race survey designed to assess racer satisfaction, patterns in cocktail…

$25,000 to 8 Local Non Profits

The CHIditarod Foundation is proud to announce our 2016 Grant Program awardees. This year the CHIditarod Foundation raised an incredible $32,798 for its grant program. This year we are able to again give out $25,000 in funds Chicago-area 501(c)(3) organizations that are directly fighting hunger, making an impact on local food sustainability, and/or empowering individuals…


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