Racer Resources

This is the place to find information and download resources that will make your CHIditarod fun, easier, and save you some registration headaches on race day. Check back closer to race day for all the updated documents you’ll need.

2017 Team Liability Waiver

We will have these on-site, but you can impress us with your advance preparation by printing and signing 5 of these in advance, then bring them to registration. Make sure everyone on your team has signed one of these.

Street Closures

There will again be street closures on both Hubbard AND Wolcott. This ensures the safety for all of our participants.

Morning Racer Drop-off

Returning in 2017 – Team drop-off must occur at 1918 W Hubbard (map). Do not approach the event from the East on Hubbard, or from the North on Wolcott. We recommend approaching the event from the West on Hubbard (Damen Ave is the ideal entry point).

Your Team Registration Number

This will be posted after registration closes, closer to race day.

Yard Map

Learn all about the starting line, including where to go to check-in.

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2017 Route Map – All Checkpoints

Racers will receive a customized route map on race day which provides their specific route order. Give this map to your friends and supporters!

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Cart Deposit Refund

Yes, you can totally leave your cart at the finish line and head over to the award ceremony. PARTY ON. However, if you plan to pick your cart up on race day you will need to do so by 10 pm. You also may leave your cart in the yard overnight at your own risk. If you choose to this, you must pick up your cart between 12 and 2 SHARP on Sunday, March 5, 2017.

You must send us a picture of your cart returned to its natural habitat with the cart refund card to get your deposit back.

If you LOST/MISPLACED/THREW OUT your cart refund card – for SHAME. We told you at registration how important your racer packet was and that if you lost it you were royally #*$&@^. Ok, ok, we will help you redeem yourself. To receive your cart deposit back, take a picture of your cart with with a daily newspaper dated after March 4, 2017. You can be in the photo too, creativity encouraged! This is to prove you returned your cart to its native habitat, or even better, that it’s in your vehicle or living room. Send photos to cartvixen@chiditarod.org. Include team name, captain’s email address, and your name. Deadline: midnight Central Time on March 12, 2017.

Here is your cart pick up timeline…

  • 10pm on March 4: Overnight Cart Parking locks for the night
  • 12-2pm on March 5: Overnight Cart Parking opens for pickup
  • Leave No Trace: you are not allowed to dismantle, remove decorations, clean out your cart in The Yard. You must take home all your decorations, cart, garbage etc and dismantle at home. If you use the dumpsters you will forfeit your cart deposit. No exceptions.