Chicago River Marathon & Half Marathon

  • Hosted By: Lincoln Park Boat Club
  • 2021 Registered Regatta

UPDATE 9/1: Due to low demand for the Full, we will only be holding the Half Marathon this year.



  • This year (2021), there will be no option to register for an individual seat. Full boats only. 
  • 1x, 2x, and 4x by application only, and 1x half marathon only. 
  • Full marathon and 1xs start at 5:30am. Full schedule TBA.


  • If you would like to enter a blind boat (1x, 2x, 4x), please submit an application by email to with the following details: Boat class (M1x, W1x, M2x, W2x, Mx2x, M4x, W4x, Mx4x) and your/your crew's qualifications and experience.
    • Once you've submitted your application, you will receive a response from our regatta committee letting you know if your application has been approved.
    • If approved, applicants will receive direction to submit registration to RegattaCentral. Applicants will be asked to submit credit card info for payment at the time of registration.


Please direct all inquiries to


Course guide:

Contact Nick Gonzales
Phone (616) 250-0220
Sanctioned by  
Chief Referee Ned Burns
Juniors Yes
HS/Scholastic Yes
Collegiate Yes
Open Yes
Masters Yes
Elite No
Para No
Inclusive No
Entry Fees (USD)
Standard Cost
1x $40.00
2x $80.00
4x/4+ $120.00
8+ $200.00
T-Shirt $25.00
Plus taxes if applicable