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 the 2015 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 are 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 blog post to learn more about the awesome work these organizations are doing in Chicago.
2012 Finish Times Based on us getting your time card at Bottom Lounge. Our ChiScore automated timekeeping system returned with some new improvements, as well as a few newly-uncovered bugs. We’ll be dialing it in even further for 2013. If there’s something that seems amiss, or you notice we don’t have all your information, contact…
May the mush be with you.
Don’t make us get Sarah McLachlan involved! We want to help lost dogs find good teams, without the pangs of guilt. So, lonesome pups and teams needing members, please try any of the following to make things happen. Twitter is for sure a top choice and we recommend both, teams and dogs, use #lostdawg and…
Sabotage is a long standing tradition of the Chiditarod. In fact, without it, we’d be just another lame ol’ boring pub crawl. …not really, that was just for the sake of dramatization, but we certainly would be missing an element that keeps the race… interesting.