November 8, 2016
ITHACA COLLEGE CREW – RACE ITINERARY
Race; Frostbite & Braxton Regattas 11/12-13, 2016
Location; Mercer County Park, Windsor, NJ
Participating schools: Temple, Penn State, Drexel, LeHigh, others.
Departure Time – location 38 athletes and 2 coaches. Meet the bus at 7:00 am at the north side loading dock, A & E Center. Plan 4.5 hours driving time. Report to race course by 12:00 noon.
Directions to Race Course; Leave Ithaca College on route 79 east to I-81, towards Scranton, to I-380 south to I-80 east. Proceed on I-80 to exit 302A onto route 33 south. Continue until I-76, go east, proceed to exit 17, onto NJ route 31 south towards Flemingto/Trenton. Take I-95 north to exit 67, merge onto route 1 south towards Trenton. Slight right toward Franklin Corner Road, then left onto Franklin Corner Road. Continue on Baker’s Basin road, straight onto Youngs Road, turn right onto Hughes Drive, turn left onto Paxson Ave. Follow regatta signs in park.
- Directions from race course to hotel : Return the same way to route 1, cross route one, driveway is 2nd right into parking lot for hotel and diner: Hotel is Howard Johnson Lawrenceville, 2995 Brunswick Pike, 609-896-1100.
- Race Schedule. Speak with your coach about arrival and launch times. Everyone should be at the trailer at least 90 minutes before race time. TIMES LISTED BELOW ARE NOT PRECISE….SUBJECT TO CHANGE
- Saturday (Frostbite – 2000m)
FN8 ( Duck, Dietz) 2:30 pm.
2v8 (Feitner) 3:00 pm.
VM8 (OZ) 4:00 pm.
Sunday (Braxton – 2000m) V4 x 3 9:00am.
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 go to the awards dock to receive a medal; no runner-up medals, no heats or pre-lims, etc..
Other Information: Don’t forget your racing uniform. Bring warm clothes, rain gear, and two changes of rowing gear. Changing facilities will be limited. There will be some post-race snacks available at the race course as well as sandwiches after the Sunday races. The hotel provides a simple continental breakfast for Sunday morning.
Food money will be distributed. There is a decent diner next to the motel.
After racing: After racing on Saturday we will secure equipment on the trailer for the evening and proceed to Saturday night accommodations and dinner. After Sunday’s races we will load the trailer and depart for Ithaca as a group. No one is excused until after all Ithaca crews have raced. E.T.A. in Ithaca is 6:00 pm. DRIVE SAFELY AND LOOK AFTER EACH OTHER.
BUS TIMELINE: – Pick up team at the north side loading dock, A & E Center at 6:45 am, Sat. 11/12.
– Drive directly to the Mercer County Park race-course.
– 5:15 pm, take group to hotel for overnight accommodations
A room has been reserved for the bus driver.
– Sunday, 11/13. 7:30 am, leave for race course.
Load at about 1:00 pm for the ride home.
T.A. at Ithaca College is 6:00 pm.
Call out to parents who will be at the races…… We are looking for some help with food.
Saturday : Pre race food noon-2PM (bagels, soft pretzels, fruit, granola bars)
Sunday: Lunch (sandwiches, picnic salads, chips, fruit, cookies)
Please contact Becky R at firstname.lastname@example.org if you can help out.