The final lane draw and schedule for the 2009 Dad Vail Regatta was released today; find the full schedule here. Racing gets underway at 7am sharp on Friday morning with a full raft of heats and a few reps that run until shortly after 5:30pm. Racing resumes Saturday morning at 7am once again, with a series of semifinals running through 11am before the morning docket ends with a handful of "corporate challenge" alumni and club races. During lunch break, the following will be given awards by the regatta committee:
MATTHEW J. LEDWITH COACH'S AWARD
Steve Perry - Johns Hopkins University
25TH ANNIVERSARY CREW
JOHN A. SEITZ AWARD
50TH ANNIVERSARY CREW
Finals resume at 1pm, and run through 4:40, concluding with the women's and men's varsity eight grand finals. We'll see you on the banks of the Schuylkill; tremendous luck to all the crews in these last few days of preparation, and right into the end of the regatta.