ITHACA COLLEGE CREW – RACE ITINERARY
April 17, 2013
Location; Worcester, MA – Lake Quinsigamond
Departure Time – location On Friday, 4/19, meet the buses at A & E Center at 4:20 pm. 72 athletes and 4 coaches. Depart at 4:30pm. Eat dinner first. Plan your own snacks for the ride. Buses will go directly to the hotel. We will have snacks to eat at the hotel upon arrival. Small bus – mv8, m2v8, m3v8. Large bus – mn8, all women’s crews.
Directions to Hotel; Leave Ithaca on route 79 east to Whitney Point, onto route 206 east to Bainbridge, onto I-88 east towards Albany. I-88 ends at I-90. Go east on I-90 past Albany, towards Boston, and onto the Mass. Pike which is still I-90. Exit from Mass Pike at Worcester (exit 10) to I-290 east through the city. Exit 15, right onto Shrewsbury Street. Proceed to the end and bear right onto route 9 east (Belmont Street). Stay on route 9 about 4 miles and the EconoLodge will be on the right just before the route 20 intersection. Sears and Christmas Tree Plaza is just before the hotel parking lot.
EconoLodge Inn and Suites, 380 southwest Cutoff, Northborough, MA. (508) 842-8941.
Directions from hotel to race course; Return on route 9 west, just less than 4 miles and turn right on N. Quinsigamond Ave. BEFORE crossing the lake. Proceed north on N. Quinsigamond about 1 mile. Race site (Donahue Boathouse) is on left, bus parking is on the right.
Time line; (Fri) 4:15 pm Two buses load at A & E Center (east side) for 4:30 pm departure.
To bus driver Buses will drive straight (no stopping) to Worcester to arrive by 10:00 pm .
9:30-10:00 pm Arrive and check in at hotel. Coach Robinson will be there with snacks.
(Sat) 6:30 am Continental breakfast available at the hotel. Eat lightly before you leave for the race.
7:10 am Small bus departs for race course. – coxswains travel here.
7:45 am Large bus departs for race course
Race Schedule; 7:30 am regatta meeting. Lanes 1-6
9:10 Mv8 UNH WPI Trin IC Col WC
9:40 M2v8 Col WC WPI IC Trin
10:00 M3v8 IC Trin WPI
10:10 Mn8 UNH IC Trin
10:30 W2v8 IC Colby HC Conn WmSm
10:40 Wn8 WmSm HC Colby IC IC b
10:50 Wv8 Conn Colby HC WmSm IC
Other Information: Bring a full water bottle and a change of clothes. Don’t forget your uniform and betting shirts. We all bet shirts for this race. Other than the lite hotel breakfast, there are no team meals planned for Saturday. Athletes will receive $10 for food money. The crew tent will have food. Buses may stop for fast food lunch on the way home. Buses should return to Ithaca in time for dinner on campus.