Seven Sisters Sculling Regatta

ITHACA COLLEGE CREW – RACE ITINERARY

Race;                                      10/13/2013

Location;                               UMass., Elwell State Park, Damon Road, Northampton, MA.

Participating schools:                        Women’s Sculling vs. UMass, Tufts, others.

Departure Time – location                All crews and coaches will load bus at 4:00 pm at the A & E Center on Saturday, 10/12.  Eat dinner before you board the bus.  The bus will go directly to the hotel.

Directions;            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, exit the thruway for Albany and remain on I-90 east  Directions to hotel;           To the Comfort Inn & Suites, 99 Miller Road, Castleton, NY, exit from I-90 south of Albany at Exit 10, right off the ramp and the hotel is right there.     To the race course:  Return to I-90 east.  Continue east towards Mass and the Mass. Pike.  Get on Mass pike (I-90 east) to exit 4, proceed onto I-91 north, continue to exit 19.  At the end of the exit ramp, go right over the bridge. Take your first right over the bridge into the Sportsman’s Marina parking lot and you will see our boathouse on the right.

Final destination: UMass Rowing boathouse, 1 Russell Street, Hadley, MA   01035

Race Schedule:     Sunday will be a 5:45am wake-up!  Breakfast available at hotel.  Buses depart at 6:30 am.      

8:00 am   arrive at race course

8:30 am   regatta meeting for coaches and coxn’s

9:00 am   begin launching for 10 AM races.

11 – 12 am break

12 noon   begin launching for 1 PM races.

3pm         Results announcements followed by departure

Race notes:           All races are 5k head races.  Most athletes will row twice.

Plan for meals:    Eat dinner on campus on Saturday before boarding bus.  Continental breakfast will be available at the hotel on Sunday morning.  Meal money will be available for lunch and dinner, TBA.

Other Information:             Don’t forget your racing uniform.  Bring warm clothes, rain gear, and two changes of rowing gear.

BUS TIME-LINE

3:55 pm Saturday, load at east side of A & E Center and depart.

7:30 pm   Check-in at hotel

Sunday                  6:30 am   leave for race course

8:00 am   arrive at race course.

3:00 pm   load for trip home.  ETA Ithaca 8:00pm.

Trailer/Bus Instructions:

Follow the same instructions as above but once you are over the bridge, continue past the boathouse and go ¼ mile. Take fork off to the right toward Bay Road. Once at STOP sign, take a left on to Bay Road. At lights, take left back on to Route 9 West which loops you back toward our boathouse. Turn left into the Sportsman’s Marina parking lot and you will see the path toward our boathouse immediately on the right. If you wish, call when nearby and a staff member will greet you. 413-687- 2594 (Andrea).

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