Weekly Wag

Welcome to this week’s edition of our weekly news and events roundup of all things Whippet-related.

– Matt and Simon

Note: We replenished our singlet inventory and should have t-shirts at the 14th Street Jackrabbit in the next few days. We also have some women’s jackets available and will replenish as much as we can of the jackets in the next several weeks. Please let me know if you would like a jacket.

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We had a huge turnout at the NYC Half and can’t possibly mention everyone that had a great race. A small recap is below, but please see the full results here: http://web2.nyrrc.org/cgi-bin/htmlos.cgi/75177.1.692567269318753517

  • Hugh Parker and David Roeske worked together to run 1:14:13 and 1:14:32, respectively. Fred Hines ran a PR of 1:16:45 and Chris Dawes also broke 1:17 with a 1:16:59. Three other runners (Josh Novack, Ning Zhou, and Josh Whitcraft) all ran between 1:18 and 1:19). Also running outstanding times were Jonathan Park (1:26:04), Frank Drury (1:26:59 – 9th in his age group), and Brian Donaghy (1:28:14).
  • On the women’s side, Hannah Ursillo paced the team with a 1:29:43. Chandler Rainey, Norah Daly, Caroline Dampier, Leah Robbins, Courtney Reidy, and Patricia Choux all ran under 1:36. Other great times included Jennifer Marino-Gabrielli (1:36:15), Patricia Tirona (1:39:53), and Megan Jones with a 5 minute PR (1:39:55)!

Some other results from the past several weeks:

  • Bobby Liu ran the 38th Annual NYPD vs FDNY 5 mile race in 31:26 to place 4th overall, Tito Sinha ran the Parade Day 5k in Rockaway NY in 23:42, Josh Whitcraft ran a 5:02 mile at the NYRR Night at the Races on 3/10/15, and Rick Thiounn completed the Antarctica Marathon to become a member of the 7 continents club.
  • At the Front Runners 2015 Invitational track meet, Jon Kline ran a 2:31 in the 800 and 4:55 in the 1500. Ned Cunningham ran a 9:23 in the 3000 and 4:18 in the 1500. Scott Batten ran the 3000 in 11:16.

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Matt

More about Matt

Matt co-founder of the Dashing Whippets with Rich since May 2009. Matt has been running since joining his high school cross country team his sophomore year. Since being with the team, Matt has completed 3 marathons with a 2:57:24 PR at the 2013 Boston Marathon and many other races, including a 4:48 mile at the 2015 Fifth Avenue Mile and a 1:18:53 half marathon in the 2014 NYC Half Marathon. Matt lives in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn with his wife and twin daughters. Read more at Board of Directors

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