Weekly Wag

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

Russ is out of the country for several weeks, but we got a new batch of singlets. Email me at matt@dashingwhippets.org so we can arrange getting one to you if you need one!

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  • Last weekend, the DWRT women came in second place at the Queens 10k, led by Tatyana Abugova and Tiffany Golden Stone, who were the 6th and 10th women overall. Elena Varas Saiz, Amanda Harnishfeger, and Maria Vlassenko rounded out the top five women. Our men’s team was led by Patrick Flynn, Nick Avon, and Daniil Blinov, while Frank Drury came in 2nd in his age group.
  • Also running great races last weekend, were Laura Kail, who won her hometown’s 5k, Henrietta Aitken, who won the Running of the Balls 10k, and Elizabeth Maiuolo, who came in third in the Harlem One Mile Race
  • Two weekends ago, DWRT came in 5th place overall in the Mini 10k to hold onto 3rd overall for the season. Our masters women’s team placed 2nd to stay in 1st place through 4 races. The women were led by Emmi Aguillard and Francesca Delucia, who each ran under 41:00 in hot conditions. Laura Huselton, Jesse Baldwin-Philippi, and Kim Martineau rounded out the top five women on the team and led 9 women under 7:00 pace. Patricia Choux, Jen Herring, and newcomer Laura Stephen also placed in the top ten in their age groups!
  • Garret Burger won the Walkway Marathon in New York’s Hudson Valley, running 2:57:36 in the heat!

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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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