Weekly Wag

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

The Dashing Whippets Running Team thanks our 2015 Team Sponsors for their generous support of the club: RunnerClinicNYC, Generation UCan, Revolution in Motion, and Fitletic, Inc.

Updates

Apparel

Results – thanks a ton to Martina, who will be writing up the results going forward! If you have any results, make sure to email her. Make sure to help us fill out our results database (update coming soon) by entering your non-NYRR results here: http://www.dashingwhippets.org/race-result-submission-form/

  • At the NYRR Race to Deliver 4M, our women took first place thanks to Brigette Kolson (25:53), who was the 10th woman and placed 1st in her AG; Theresa Tufaro (26:30 – 6th AG); Elizabeth Miller (27:28 – 3rd AG); Daniela Czark (27:50 – 5th AG) and Alfheidur Saemudsson (28:03).
  • Our guys came in second, led by Ryan Hepworth (23:20 – 9th OA, 3rd AG) and followed by Lenny Shulig (23:52 – 5th AG); Frank Dury (23:56 – 1st AG); Timothy Mottau (26:45) and John Ferry (27:07).
  • Several Whippets represented us at the 2015 Philadelphia Marathon. Kaitlyn Kiernan ran an outstanding PR of 3:06:34. Beatrice Giurlani also PRd, running a 3:40:32. Congrats also to Kevin Ghim (5:03:40); Sue Jean Baek (4:18:13); Monojeet Sengupta (4:29:20) and Sam Ruth (3:27:26). Cindy Del Rosario-Tapan represented us in the half marathon, finishing in 2:09:34.

Press Digest

Points Races

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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