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 now have our singlets at Russ’s office. Please see here for information and make sure to RSVP and pay for the singlet before picking up so Russ won’t have to deal with cash! http://www.meetup.com/dashing-whippets/events/222495243/

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  • Hugh Parker crushed the Japan Day 4M, coming in 7th place overall and 1st in his age group in 21:06. Other strong performances were run by Tim Mottau in 24:14, Liz Maiuolo in 28:16 (4th in age group), and many others.
  • Ned Cunningham won the Hoboken Harriers 5M race in just over 27:00. Official results to come!
  • Last week, several Whippets ran in the North Face Endurance Challenge at Bear Mountain. The marathon relay team that included Jeremy Shingleton, Eric Morley, and Skyler Mosenthal came in first place and broke the course record! Jerlyn Thomas ran 13:57:52 for the 50 mile race. Cassie Wangsness ran 7:10:02 for the 50k race.
  • At the Hood to Hudson 100 mile relay organized by NBR, the Whippets fielded two teams. The winning team was composed of Sam Burlingame, Yumiko Higaki, Louis Pelino, Steve Wo, Helen Dennis, Lauren Fouda, AJ Khaw, Aaron Sachs. The third place team was Megan Jones, Geraldine Yang, Jessica Chichester, Tatiana Abugova, Laura Costello, Sriram Narayan, Daniil Blinov, Scott Batten. Congratulations!

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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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