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!

Upcoming Events

  • Elizabeth Laseter and Ned Cunningham are running USATF Club Track Nationals at Icahn Stadium this Saturday. The first race is at 9:45 am. Come to the Manhattan Saturday run to run out there to cheer or just come straight to Randall’s Island!
  • Check out the article by local runner Sarah Gearhart about team member Paul Warthen’s running recipe! http://www.dashingwhippets.org/2015/07/07/superfood-pancake/
  • Our road race is open for registration. It will be a 5k on August 15 at Astoria Park: http://www.dashingwhippets.org/roadrace/
  • We need more volunteers for Boomer’s 4M so we get one NYC Marathon spot this year and 5 next year. RSVP here:  http://www.meetup.com/dashing-whippets/events/223101684/. Make sure to register to volunteer on myNYRR as well. This will help us get one spot to this year’s marathon and five next year!
  • Would anyone like to check out a free pair of Altra running shoes? We got an offer of a free pair for 6 people on the team. Email me if interested!

The following team points races are now open for registration:

Results – Fill out this survey to submit any non-NYRR results: http://www.dashingwhippets.org/race-result-submission-form/

  • At the NYRR Tuesday Night Speed Series, two records were set! The women’s DMR team of Jesse Baldwin-Philippi, Cassie Wallace, Laura Huselton, and Francesca DeLucia ran 13:44.24, while the men’s masters team of Keith Slyman, Michael Alcamo, Scott Batten, and Jonathan Kline ran 13:13.3. Terry McGovern and Matthew Wong ran the 3200 in 10:59 and 10:54, respectively.  Cassie has written a blog post about the meet that will be posted soon.
  • I also forgot to mention that Tommy Pyon won his third straight TGNY100 Mile Run several weeks ago.  Tiger Ellen also finished the course.  There were many members of the team out on the course pacing them and taking pictures, including Francesca DeLucia, Otto Lam, Ben Ko, Annette Vega, and Michelle Mason.  Look out for a blog post from Tommy to come soon!

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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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