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Heavyweights vs. Holy Cross, Columbia and MIT

The Heavyweights start their season with racing in New York City to open the season. Schedule as follows:
  • 4:50 pm            Varsity 4+ (Holy Cross, Columbia)
  • 5:10 pm            1st Freshman 8+ (All)
  • 5:30 pm            2nd Varsity 8+ (Dartmouth, Holy Cross)
  • 5:50 pm            Varsity 8+ (All)

Race Day Logistics

Best viewing from the Finish line at Orchard Beach:

  • From South via GW Bridge: George Washington Bridge to Cross Bronx Expressway. Follow signs for the Bruckner Expressway North towards New England. Go through the Bruckner interchange to I-95. Take the City Island/Orchard Beach exit. Follow over bridge through the stop light. Go to the traffic circle and proceed ¼ around traffic circle following signs for Orchard Beach. Go approximately ½ mile and bear left towards Orchard Beach. Please park in the large lot and walk to the finish area. DO NOT PARK ALONG THE GUARDRAIL. YOU WILL BE TICKETED BY PARK POLICE.
  •  From New Haven and North: Take I-95 to exit 15 (Pelham / New Rochelle / Route 1). Turn left on to Route 1 towards New Rochelle. At Home Depot, turn right on to Weyman Avenue. Follow Weyman Avenue to Pelham road and go right. Follow Pelham road approximately two miles to a roundabout. Go ¾ around the roundabout and follow signs to Orchard Beach. Go approximately ½ mile and bear left towards Orchard Beach. Please park in the large lot and walk to the finish area. DO NOT PARK ALONG THE GUARDRAIL. YOU WILL BE TICKETED BY PARK POLICE.
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