Head of the Charles Itinerary


Race;    10/23/16  Head of the Charles

Location;  Boston, MA.

Participating schools: Billions!

Departure Time – location   On Saturday, 10/22, meet the bus at A & E Center, north-side loading dock at 11:45AM. Depart at NOON.

Directions to Site; – Leave Ithaca on route 79 east to route 206 east to I-88 east, onto I-90 (thruway) east to Mass Pike all the way to Boston.  Exit 18 (left) for Cambridge, right lane towards Cambridge, turn left on Soldiers Field Road, proceed to FALS and trailer will be on the right.  We are on the Cornell trailer.

Time line; to bus driver;

Saturday 10/22/16

11:45am – Meet at the Ithaca College A & E Center, north side loading dock.

12 noon  – drive directly to hotel.  Fairfield Inn Boston/Tewksbury …from Mass Pike (I-90), take exit 11A onto I-495 north.  Take exit 39, turn left (west) onto route 133, hotel ½ mile on the left.

7:30pm – team dinner at the Cracker Barrel, adjacent to hotel

Sunday 10/23/16

9:00 am check out, drive into Boston to race site. Continue north on I-495 to I-93 south into Boston, to I-90 west, to exit 18….see directions to site above.

*this is a city site.  Bus parking is unknown.  Bus need not be accessible during the day.

5:00 pm – load the bus for the trip home.

ETA Ithaca, 11:30pm.

Race Schedule;      10am, report to Cornell trailer to unload and rig equipment.

1:30pm – men report ready to warm-up, 2:15 launch, 3:15 race time.

1:45 pm – women report ready to warm-up, 2:30 launch, 3:31 race.

Race notes:    All races are 3 mile head race.  This regatta has significant traffic congestion.  Please plan to be early everywhere to account for delays.    

Other Information:  Bring a full water bottle and a change of clothes.  Don’t forget your uniform.  In Ithaca, eat lunch before boarding the bus.  Bus will make a brief stop for snacks on the way there.  Buses may stop for fast food on the way home.  Saturday night food will be planned for the team.  Sunday breakfast is at the hotel.  Sunday lunch is on your own



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