2012 Sabotage Report

Sabotage is a long standing tradition of the CHIditarod. Often attempted, seldom nuanced. A minute to learn, a lifetime to master. Sabotage is an often-controversial aspect of the event within the teams. It keeps the race… interesting. Each year, CHIditarod happily gains popularity and welcomes a controlled amount of newcomers. A result of this growth…

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…

CHIditarod 2012 Results – By the Numbers

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…

2011 Sabotage Report

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.

2011 Wall of Shame

Uggg, what a mess. Such a mess, in fact, that it took us a month to compile this year’s wall of shame, and we’ll be raising the cart deposit cost for 2012. Cart-abandoning teams, we declare shenanigans upon you! And in so doing, you now have a place on the 2011 CHIditarod Wall of Shame….

2011 Photos and Video

Articles/Radio http://vocalo.org/blogs/archive/201103/chi-ditarod http://columbiachronicle.com/sweepmarket-carts-sweep-city/ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/03/07/chiditarod-2011-shopping-_n_832400.html#s249962 http://www.nbcchicago.com/the-scene/events/Chiditarod-117462513.html http://chicagoist.com/2011/03/07/in_pictures_chiditarod_2011.php http://saradevil.blogspot.com/2011/03/chiditarod-afternoon.htm http://gapersblock.com/merge/archives/2011/03/07/chiditarod-in-pictures/ http://www.chicagonow.com/blogs/thats-awesome/2011/03/chiditarod-2011-takes-over-chicago.html Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9RiJpbqOI54 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkyOTcLudgk http://vimeo.com/20727559 https://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=1903947398336 https://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=1902241715695 https://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=10150108336943528&oid=18917462008&comments https://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=10150152480696418&oid=123280991066903&comments https://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=10150149352219002&oid=123280991066903&comments https://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=208844489128206&oid=123280991066903&comments http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=chiditarod+2011&aq=f Photo http://www.flickr.com/photos/leetlegreenman/sets/72157626224964973/ http://www.refinery29.com/slideshow-chiditarod-shopping-cart-race-2011 http://tinyurl.com/4hxbavb http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=chiditarod2011&w=all http://www.facebook.com/album.php?fbid=1869115410690&id=1325245485&aid=109237

2011 Results

Chiditarod VI CHIditarod VI exceeded all expectations! On March 5, 2011; 146 teams and close to 200 volunteers participated in yet another epically large and successful CHIditarod! This year the Chicago Anti-Hunger Federation benefited from both Food donations equating to “breaking news flash” 19Klbs/8.6 metric tons! AND Monetary donations just tipping over $18.5K. This is…

2011 Prize & Time Results

2011 Official Prize & Time Results OMG, It’s within the week and we’ve got Prizes & Finish Times up! Our Awards Ceremony was once again kicked off by Environmental Encroachment and hosted at the Bottom Lounge. You all truly outdid yourselves this year by coming out 146 teams strong to race in snowy and windy…

Chiditarod 2010 Results

CHIditarod V 120 teams. 150 volunteers. 50 degrees & sunny. One EPIC start to rule them all. 14,525 pounds of food collected. CHIditarod V ran into historic glory on March 6, 2010.  120 teams and over 150 volunteers participated in the largest and most successful CHIditarod to date.  The effort and creative prowess of our participants…