The following information is outdated - still to be updated for the 2021 race.
To date the following liveries can be contacted to arrange for boat rental. As more liveries become available we'll add their names and contact info.
Note: people wanting to rent boats are responsible for making their own arrangements. Be sure to confirm reservation for a rental craft by phone to the livery operator to assure that there will be a craft awaiting you at the Marathon or Minithon Start.
Chicago Paddle Rentals # *
Hobie Kayaks and SUPs
31st St. Harbor and Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60653
Chicago River Canoe & Kayak*
Tower Rd - 1/3 M East of Edens Expy
Kayak Chicago* #
1220 W. LeMoyne
Chicago, IL 60622
Morris, IL 60450
Cherry Valley, IL 61016
815-968-0711, 815-721-0539 cell
The Yak Shack*
301 Hydraulic Ave, Yorkville, IL 60560
Tip A Canoe LLC*
Burlington, WI 53105
# and * – see blue box at top of next column.
* Indicates livery will deliver reserved canoes to Start and pick them up at Finish.
# Indicates livery service has Stand Up Paddleboards (SUPs), for rent.