SAVE THE DATE :: CHIditarod X is March 7
With a polar vortex on the forecast, now seems like a great time to let you know that the date for our favorite frost fest, CHIditarod X, has been set for March 7, 2015. That’s right, we’re turning TEN so get ready for a bigger, better, more EPIC CHIditarod than ever before.
In other news, our DESIGN CONTEST IS NOW OPEN. Submit your designs for t-shirts, posters, and of course the monumental CHIDITAROD X PATCH. As if you needed more than the prestige, if you win you’ll be handsomely rewarded. Imagine: Glorious swag. Free registration. Hot. Diggity. Deadline is January 15 so get cookin'.
We’ll be rolling out this year's our fundraising platform soon. Teams wishing to win the year’s most epic fundraiser award will need to use the platform, but cool your heels there, Nelly! We’ll get you up to date as soon as soon as we’re set.
Thanks to the fundraising efforts of all you righteous ‘Rodders, The CHIditarod Foundation 501(c)(3) provided $25,000 in micro-grants to 7 organizations fighting hunger in Chicago in innovative ways. Check out our previous blog post to learn more about the awesome work these organizations are doing in Chicago.
CHIditarod teams are taking Race fundraising to new levels of EPIC. With just under 48 hours to go in team fundraising, this is shaping up as a year for the record books. Here are the current standings as of 8:36 pm CT, Thursday Feb 28, 2013. ??? – Area 3 Allstars $5,790.01 – Action Squad……
CHIDITAROD CHECKPOINTS ACCEPTING FOOD DONATIONS FOR FIRST TIME (Chicago, February 19, 2013)– As the annual CHIditarod draws near, the checkpoints are preparing to accept food donations from neighbors, racers and regulars two weeks in advance of this years race. The broadened food collection system is hoped to increase both the visibility of our partnership with…
Last week’s Prom was a night of dancing, big hair, and 80′s flair. It was certainly a night to remember. Thank You CHIditaroders for coming to Rodder High’s “A Rod’ To Remember” 80′s ChiditaProm. This was our first-ever all-racer, all-volunteer, all-participant fundraiser. It was a smashing success, raising $3,902.65* for The CHIditarod Foundation! Photos? You…
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