Itinerary for Hamilton Race

Race;  4/29/2017

Location; Rome, NY – Erie Canal

Participating schools:   Hamilton, Colgate, Marist

Departure Time – location     On Saturday, 4/29, meet the buses at A & E Center at 6:50am. Depart at 7am.   Buses will go directly to the race site.

  • Take exit 33 off the Thruway, which puts you on 365N
  • After about 9.5 miles, take the Downtown Rome exit on the left, putting you on Erie Blvd E heading north
  • Cross over the canal and get into the left lane
  • Cross the RR tracks and go left on S James St. (about 1.2 miles after getting on Erie Blvd) – there’s a Walgreens and a Quality Inn at the intersection
  • In about 1/2 a mile, turn right onto Muck Road (just before you re-cross the canal)
  • The boathouse will be 1/2 mile down Muck Road, on the left

Time line;  Sat. 6:45 am   Two buses load at A & E Center (north side) for 7am departure.

To bus driver  Buses will drive straight to race site to arrive by 9:00am .

Sat. 3:00 pm    Buses available to begin loading, drive directly home, eta. Ithaca; 6:00pm.

* If weather is bad, buses must be accessible through the day.

Buses must be back on campus by 6:30 pm so that students can get to dinner.

Race Schedule;      9:30 am    regatta meeting.


11:00 am                 W2v8      IC            Hamilton                 11:10       Col          Mar

11:30                       M2v8      IC            Marist                      11:20       Col          Mar

11:40                       Wv8        IC            Hamilton                 11:50       Col          Mar

12:00                       Mv8        IC            Hamilton                 12:10       Col          Mar

12:20                       M4          IC            Marist      Hamilton

12:25                       W3v/n8   IC            IC            Marist

1:00                         Wnov4    IC            Colgate

1:10                         Wv4        IC            Mar

1:20 – 1:30              W2v8      finals

1:40 – 1:50              M2v8      finals

2:00                         Wv8        2nd final                                   2:10         Wv8 2nd final

2:20                         Wv8        1st final                                    2:30         Mv8 1st final


Race notes:  All races are 2000 meters with a floating start on a non-buoyed course.

Other Information: Bring a full water bottle and a change of clothes.  Don’t forget your uniform and betting shirts.

Food:       There will be snacks and bagels on the early morning bus.  Feel free to bring your own snacks.  The crew tent will have food!  Bus will return to Ithaca in time for dinner on campus.

Return to Ithaca:. De-rig immediately after racing and load trailer.   No one is excused until all Ithaca crews are done racing.  Support your teammates.  We will return directly to Ithaca College

Buses will leave for Ithaca at about 3:30pm.   E.T.A. is 5:30 pm.



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