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Frostbite Braxton Races 11/7 -11/8 – Men’s Crew


 Race;  Frostbite & Braxton Regattas           11/7-8/2015

Location;  Mercer County Park, NJ.

Participating schools:  Temple, Penn State, Delaware, Fairfield, Marietta, others.

Departure Time – location 29 athletes and 2 coaches. Meet the bus at 7:30 am at the A & E Center, north side. Plan 4.5 hours driving time. Report to race course by 12:30pm.

  • Directions to Race Course; MERCER COUNTY PARK, NJ BUSLeave Ithaca on route 96B south to route 17 east to I-81 south. In Scranton, Exit I-81 at 191A onto business route 6 east. Proceed 2 miles to the Scott Road intersection. Wegmans is on the left. Return to I-81 and proceed south to exit 175A and get on I-476 south towards Philadelphia. At the end, proceed east on I-276 to exit 351 for route 1 north. In Lawrence Township turn right onto Bakers Basin Road, 1 mile then right on Youngs Road, 1.4 miles then right on Hughes Road, then left into the park. TRAILER – Leave Ithaca College on route 79 east to I-81 south to I-380 in Scranton to I-80 east towards New Jersey. Take exit 302A onto route 33 south towards Easton, PA. Get on I-78 east into NJ. Take exit 17 onto route 31south. Proceed to I-95 north. Take exit 67 from I-95. Merge onto U.S. 1 north, turn right onto Grovers Mill Road, turn right onto Quakerbridge Road, turn left on Hughes Drive, turn right into the park.
  • Directions from race course to hotel : Howard Johnson Princeton-Lawrenceville, 2995 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville, NJ, 08648
  • Take the 1st right onto Hughes Dr
  • 7 mi
  • Turn right onto Quakerbridge Rd
  • 2 mi
  • Take the US-1 S ramp to Trenton
  • 3 mi
  • Keep left at the fork to continue toward U.S. 1 S
  • 1 mi
  • Take the ramp onto U.S. 1 S
  • Destination will be on the right
  • Race Schedule. Speak with your coach about arrival and launch times.   Everyone should be at the trailer at least 90 minutes before race time.
  • Saturday (Frostbite – 2000m)

FN8 ( Dietz)   2:50 pm.

2v8 (Feitner’s ride) 3:04 pm.

VM8 (OZ)                                   3:39 pm.

Sunday (Braxton – 2000m)                     V4 (Crames, DelLago, Semmler)             10:03 am

FN4 (Skidrow)                                           10:27

2v8 (Feitner)                                               12:57

V8 (OZ)                                                         1:03

FN8 (Dietz)                                                 1:57

All race times are subject to change.   

Race notes:  All races will include 3-6 crews using a stake-boat start. Winners in every race receive a medal.;

BUS TIMELINE:    – Pick up team at the A & E Center north side at 7:20 am, Sat. 11/7.

Drive directly to the Mercer County race-course – with a stop for breakfast at the Wegman’s in Scranto

5:15 pm, take group to hotel for overnight accommodations

Sunday, 11/8. 8:00 am, leave for race

Load at about 2pm for the ride home, ETA Ithaca College is 7:00pm.

Collegiate Small Boat Challenge itinerary


Race;10/30-10/31  Collegiate Small Boat Challenge

Location;  Casperson Rowing Center, 1S. Post Road, West Windson, NJ

Participating schools:  Syracuse, UMass, Rhode Island, NorthEastern, Rutgers, Cornell

Participating athletes: 13 w/ varsity sculling, 2 coaches

Departure Time – location:  Bring Breakfast  Drive directly to race course,  Rig shells and prepare to row.   Directions below. There are limited changing facilities so travel in racing gear if possible.  See detailed van timeline below.

  • Directions to Race Course;
  • Leave Ithaca on route 79 east to Whitney Point.
  • Merge on to I81 S toward Binghamton. Keep right to stay on I 81 S into Pennsylvania.
  • Stay on I 81 South through Scranton
  • Take exit 194 for I-476 S/ Pennsylvania Turnpike S/US-6W toward Clark Summit
  • Follow signs for I-476 S (Allentown)
  • Take Exit 339-359 to Merge onto 276 S
  • Use right two lanes to take exit 351 to merge onto US1 N (keep right ot stay on Rt 1 N)
  • Take Quakerbridge Rd exit (533 S)
  • Turn Left on Village Rd
  • Turn Right onto S. Post Rd.
  • Stay on Post Road past the Conover Fields and the Mercer Oaks Golf Club. This road will take you right to the boathouse
  • After these fields, there will be a ‘road closed’ sign at the entrance to the park, on the boathouse side of the lake.
  • Ignore this sign and head straight down the access road; the boathouse will be on your left as you reach lake.
  • Directions to hotel;(3203 Brunswick Pike, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648) From the race course.  Head north on S Post Rd. Turn Left on Village Rd W.  Turn R on Quakerbridge Rd. Use R lane to US1 S ramp (to Trenton).  Keep Left at fork to get onto RT 1 S. Red Roof Inn will be on Right.

Time Line            Friday

5:45AM Meet and depart from AE Center (loading dock)

11:00-noon  Practice is open

Arrive 10:30 Rig and practice

1:30 Regatta Meeting

3:00  PM  2x Time Trial

3:30 PM  1x Time Trial


6:30 AM out for breakfast

8:00 Arrive at course

10-noon Finals

Race notes: 2K Time Trial of Friday followed by a 2K 6 boat race on Sunday.

Other Information: Don’t forget your uniform. Eat breakfast before getting the bus, bring snacks/lunch on the bus.  We will practice upon arrival. BRING A FULL WATER BOTTLE.

Return to Ithaca:. Derig immediately after racing and load trailer.  We will return directly to Ithaca College, E.T.A. Saturday is 9:00 pm.  DRIVE SAFELY AND LOOK AFTER EACH OTHER.

Itinerary for the Head of the Schuylkill


 Race;Head of the Schuylkill                         10/24/2015

Location; Philadelphia, PA

Participating schools: Many from the Northeast

Departure Time – location  Bus #1 meets Friday, 4:30pm, A & E Center north side. 42 athletes + 3 coaches.  Drive directly to hotel.     Knights Inn, Mt. Laurel, NJ, 1104 route 73 S,  856-778-3500.   W1x, M4, W4, WN8 – bus #1.

Meet bus #2 at 6:45am at the Campus Center.  34 athletes + 1 coach.  Plan 4+ hours driving time and at least 15 minutes to park and walk to trailer. Be at the trailer by 11:30am!   Mcl8, Wcl8, W2x, MV8, WV8, W4x – bus #2.

  • Directions to Race Course;  Leave Ithaca on route 96B south to route 17 east to I-81 south.  Friday night dinner stop – exit from I-81 at exit 191A onto route 6 east.  Continue 2 miles to Scott Road, Wegmans is on the left.  Return to I-81 south to exit 175A, Penn turnpike, I-476, south.  No dinner stop, take exit I-81 at Clark’s summit, get on Penn Turnpike south.  Follow turnpike (toll road) south to the end, through tolls, go straight on I-476 towards Philadelphia to I-76 east (Schuylkill Expressway).  On I-76, exit left (#340A) on Kelly Drive, follow this along river to the Angels docking area on your right. Go through the traffic barrier as instructed by local officials.  Continue past the first docking area (canoe club). Angels area will be the second docking area.  Look for the Ithaca Crew Shell trailer.  Buses will be parallel parked on Kelly Drive.  Spectators check out org for further details on parking and shuttles.  To the hotel, continue on I76 to I-676 to Ben Franklin bridge, cross over to NJ on to route 30 east, onto route 38 east, Kaighn Ave.  continue about 4 miles to route 73 south, turn right on 73 just over one mile, hotel is on right, just after the NJ turnpike overpass.
  • Race Schedule.  Speak with your coach about arrival and launch times.   Everyone should be at the trailer at least 120 minutes before race time.  Be prepared to rig shells immediately upon arrival.
  • Women’s 1x (4) launch 8:15            race at 9:00am.
  • Men’s 4  launch 9:05 am.     Race 9:50 am
  • Women’s 4 (3) launch 9:15 am      Race at 10am
  • WN8 (2)           launch 9:50            Race at 10:35.
  • Men’s Club 8 launch 12:45pm     Race 1:30pm
  •  Women’s Club 8    launch 1:00 pm.     Race 1:45 pm.
  • Women’s 2x (3)     launch 1:55            race at 2:40pm
  •  Men’s Champ 8 launch 2:45 pm. Race 3:30 pm.
  • Women’s champ 8 launch 2:55 pm      Race 3:40pm.
  •  Women’s 4x launch at 3:05 pm, race at 3:50pm.

All race times are subject to change.

Race notes: 4K head race.  Very crowded with long carries to the dock and long waits at the dock.

Other Information:  Don’t forget your racing uniform. Bring warm clothes, rain gear.  Changing facilities will be limited, and space near the trailer will be tight.    There will be post-race food available at the race course.  THE PARENTS WILL BE TAKING GOOD CARE OF US THIS WEEKEND (race-course food).  Let’s show our appreciation.  A little spending $ may be very handy.

Return to Ithaca:  After racing on Saturday, we will load trailer and board bus as a group.  DRIVE SAFELY AND LOOK AFTER EACH OTHER.


Bus #1                   Pick up team at A & E Center north side, Friday, 10/23, at 4:30pm.  Drive to the hotel.

Depart hotel for race course at 6:45am Saturday morning.  Directions from hotel to race;

From the Ben Franklin bridge take I676 west to I-76 west.

Follow I-76 West towards Exit 340A. As you approach Exit 34 (U.S. Route 1 North – Roosevelt Expressway) take care to be in the CENTER lanes (follow the sign to Valley Forge.) Do not be lured off to the right or the left, or you will miss Exit 340A. After rounding a left curve, you will see the sign for Exit 340A (Kelly Drive/Ridge Avenue.) The exit will take you off to the right, but get into the left-most lane as you go over the bridge across the Schuylkill River. Look for sign on left for Kelly Drive. The ramp will spiral downwards in a counter-clockwise direction and will merge you onto Kelly Drive, southbound (move to right lane after merging at bottom of spiral). Consult the local area map for further directions.

Load between 2-3pm for the ride home.  ETA in Ithaca is 8:00pm.

This bus will have a smaller load (less athletes) going home.

Bus #2                   – Pick up team at A & E Center north side at 6:30 am, depart by 6:45, Sat. 10/24.

  • Drive directly to race-course., drop off competitors at race site at 11:15 am.
  • Park bus as instructed. No local transportation needed.
  • Load between 4:30 – 6pm for the ride home.
  • T.A. in Ithaca College is 11:00 pm.

This bus will have a larger load (more people) going home.

Head of the Charles, October 18th, 2015

This year it will be the women competing at the Head of the Charles in the Collegiate Women’s eight.  They will be racing at 3:31P PM on Sunday, October 18th.  In addition to our lone collegiate entry, coach Beth Greene ’00 will be teaming up with Lisa Russell ’10 to compete in the Champ double on Saturday at 3:42 PM.  Lisa is currently training at Riverside boat club.


Race;    10/17-18/2015 – leaving Friday 10/16

Location;  Head-of-the-Charles, Boston.

Departure Time – location  Meet cars on Friday at A & E Center at 7:00 am.  Drive directly to race course, rig shell and row on the course.  Rig and row; 2-5:00 pm.  Shell will be on the Cornell trailer.

Directions to Race Course; To FALS (finish area launch site) – Route 79 east to route 206 east to I-88 east to I-90 east (becomes Mass Turnpike) to exit 18 (Cambridge, on the left).   Follow signs to Cambridge. Stay straight through several traffic lights and turn left on Soldiers Field Road. Do not cross the river.  Proceed on Soldiers Field Road (fast-pace traffic) past the football stadium on left, bearing left at the following traffic light intersection, river on right, eventually FALS will be on the right.  It would be helpful to consult a parking map or course map to assist with directions.*

  • Friday, 10/16 rig and practice row 2-5pm.
  • Saturday, 10/17. Women’s champ 2x races at 3:42pm
  • Sunday, 10/18. Women collegiate 8 race at 3:31pm.  Be at the shell by 1:45.  Ready to launch by 2:30pm.

Race notes: Race is 4.8K.  Huge crowds, 200,000+ spectators, be on time and plan for congestion.                     

Other Information: Don’t forget your uniform.      Bring sleeping bags, pillows, other bedding.  BE PREPARED FOR BAD WEATHER.  BRING A FULL WATER BOTTLE.  Plan extra time to get around.  There is limited parking near FALS so follow posted parking instructions.  Bring extra money for snacks and souvenirs (major crew shopping!!).

Return to Ithaca: Derig immediately after racing and load trailer. Cars will depart for Ithaca at 5:15 pm.  Estimated return to Ithaca by 12 midnight on Sunday, 10/18

Daily outline;

Friday, leave Ithaca, travel to site, practice, travel to overnight accommodations.

Saturday, return to race course about 10am, go for a team run.  There will be time for souvenir shopping and event sight-seeing.  Return to overnight accommodations at 6pm.

Sunday, return to race course about 12 noon.  All athletes will help de-rig and load at 4:00pm.  Depart for home by 5pm.

ETA Ithaca College – 12 midnight..


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