Get Fueled and Ready to Run

Give your body the energy it needs to power through 26.2 miles with one of two Odyssey pre-marathon lunch cruises. On Saturday, October 11, Bank of America Chicago Marathon participants, along with family and friends, are invited to escape on the lake aboard the Odyssey at 11 a.m. and again at 2:30 p.m.




Entertainment Cruises’ Executive Chef has prepared a distinctive menu for the annual Marathon runners’ that is certain to keep them in peak running condition.


Aboard this special cruise, guests will experience a unique pre-race celebration including exceptional service, DJ entertainment and the most breathtaking views of the Chicago skyline.


All prices below are per person and include taxes and other fees. Dates and times are subject to change.

Complete menus, photos and further details are available upon request.  




WHEN: Saturday, October 11, 2014

Board: 11 a.m., Cruise: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.


COST:   Starting at $40.44


RESERVE: Reservations are required and can be made by calling 888.305.2469 or by visiting www.odyssey.com



WHEN: Saturday, October 11, 2014

Board: 2:30 p.m., Cruise: 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.


COST:   Starting at $40.44


RESERVE: Reservations are required and can be made by calling 888.305.2469 or by visiting www.odyssey.com

General Information

Odyssey Cruises, Spirit of Chicago, Mystic Blue Cruises and Seadog Cruises are part of Chicago-based Entertainment Cruises.


The Spirit of Chicago, Seadog, and The Odyssey received the Trip Advisor 2014 Excellence Award


The Odyssey received Illinois Meetings + Events magazine’s 2013 readers’ choice Best of Award.


The Spirit of Chicago and The Odyssey received a 2014 Editor’s Choice for Best in Boats from Chicago Traveler.


Entertainment Cruises’ fleet was voted as a “Best of Knot Weddings” for 2012, 2013 and 2014.


The Spirit of Chicago received Chicago Parent’s Best Places to Flirt in the Best Places for Chicago Parents in 2013.


Seadog Cruises received top ratings and a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor in 2012 and 2013.


Odyssey was named the “Best Cruise Line in Chicago” by Destination Guide in 2012.


Seadog Extreme was awarded the “Best Kid-Friendly Thrill” by Time Out Chicago KIDS in 2012.


Entertainment Cruises received the Silver Award from NTA’s Courier Magazine in the “Favorite Sightseeing Cruise Line” category in 2012.


Odyssey was named a 2012 Top Rated Restaurant & received a certificate of recognition from Restaurant.com.


Odyssey was recognized for having a 4 out of 5 stars from Yelp & received the “People Love Us” award in 2012.


The Odyssey was named the Best of Boats/Charters/Cruises by the Illinois Meetings + Events Magazine in 2011 and 2012.


Odyssey was named a “Concierge Favorite” by Concierge Preferred in 2011.


About The Chicago Elite

The Elite is Chicago’s most innovative dining and entertainment experience. The private charter yacht is available as a private event space for parties of up to 150 guests. Featuring two interior salons, an expansive bar and lounge on main deck and a finely appointed dining room on second deck. Top deck features a contemporary roof top style outside lounge with unparalleled waterfront views of Chicago’s award winning skyline and architecture. Chicago Elite offers a completely customizable event on a private yacht for a meeting, wedding or unique gathering. For more information, visitwww.eliteprivateyachts.com.


About The Odyssey

The Odyssey’s 749-passenger ship, the largest cruise vessel to ply the waters of Lake Michigan, is unrivaled in luxury and recipient of Concierge Favorite and Best of The Knot awards in 2012.  The Odyssey, at 200-ft. long and 55-ft. high, is equipped with three climate controlled decks, an outdoor observation deck, three indoor bars, dance floors, and exceptional skyline views from bow to stern.  Odyssey’s distinguished service and experiences cater to all tastes and senses. For more information, visitwww.odysseycruises.com.


About Spirit of Chicago

Spirit of Chicago’s festive, four-story ship has been creating high-energy fun from beginning to end as it cruises along Chicago’s lakefront. The 192-ft. ship sails year-round and features a vibrant interior of three climate-controlled dining decks with new bars and dance floors and panoramic windows.  For more information, visitwww.spiritofchicago.com.


About Mystic Blue

Featuring a contemporary décor with sleek, silvery-blue interiors, Mystic Blue boasts an outdoor lounge with modern furniture, and three enclosed decks with the largest picture windows of any dinner boat on Lake Michigan. From parties of two to 600, Mystic Blue is the place for cool music, delicious food and drinks, top-notch service and unbeatable views from every table. For more information, visit www.mysticbluecruises.com.


About Seadog

One of the most popular attractions at Navy Pier, Seadog has thrilled over 1,000,000 people. Seadog offers three turbo-charged excursions from a 30-minute Speedboat Lake Tour, a 75-minute Lake and River Architectural Tour, and the most horse-powered vessel on the water, a 30-minute Extreme Thrill Ride. Dogs cruise free (based on availability). Seadog operates April – October, weather permitting. For more information, visitwww.seadogcruises.com.


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