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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Ladies of ChiditaProm 2013

ChiditaPROM 2013 Results

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…

Prom Photos Posted

Sorry it took so long, these were ready but we forgot to post the link. Here it is Some selections:

The Secret Gentlemen's Club

Team Exposé – The Secret Gentleman’s Club

Members of the secret Gentlemen’s Club bring some serious creativity to CHIditarod. Here’s a little show and tell to inspire our less seasoned teams: From the team, “We have been trying to get good photos of our team for a few years now. Sometimes we have a good shot, sometimes we forget. We just though…

(WBEZ/Lewis Wallace)

Cook County Food Pantries report “Record Need” in 2013

WBEZ (Chicago Public Radio) reports that the number of residents in need of food reflects high poverty numbers for 2012. Chicago’s food pantries see the city’s growing hunger problem up close. “You see people lining up before the sun rises even on these coldest days of the year, and waiting, you know, in some cases…

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