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.


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New Website

…pardon our dust as we gut n’ rework our website. Our greatest thanks goes out to Symbiotic Creative for partnering with us to achieve this milestone. If you find any bugs please send ‘em to us!

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ChiditaPROM 2013

ChiditaProm 2013 :: A ‘Rod to Remember An all-team, all-participant fundraiser for the 2013 CHIditarod. The 80′s prom you wish you had. Friday, February 8th, 2013 Buy Prom Tickets Why are we doing this? In 2012 teams stepped up to fundraise in a new and big way — by throwing their very own fundraiser parties….

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Design Contest 2013

The design contest is now open. Earn free entry and shwag for sharing your creative prowess. Contest is open until January 27, 2013!!

Start of the 7th annual Chiditarod, photo by Sol Neelmn

Chiditarod 2012 Results

CHIditarod VII A smashing success! On March 3, 2012, 161 teams registered/151 teams raced and almost 275 volunteers participated in this year’s epic CHIditarod.  Teams ran a 4.8ish mile race between 5 of 8 checkpoints in Chicago’s Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town and Ukranian Village neighborhoods. CHIditarod catapulted its anti-hunger efforts to new heights in…