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 2016 Team Sponsors for their generous support of the club: RunnerClinicNYC, Brooklyn Roasting Company, and Fitletic, Inc. Fitletics and RunnerClinicNYC have renewed their 2015 sponsorship into 2016 and Brooklyn Roasting Company is new as a team sponsor this year!

Team Party

  • Make sure to RSVP to the party and awards here:  http://www.meetup.com/dashing-whippets/events/227142344/
  • We will be raffling off three Fitletic hydration belts, a rental of Russ’s new Normatec Compression System, and 2 Adidas running jackets.
  • Not only will we be honoring some great individual accomplishments, but we’ll also have a 3 hour open bar and some good food.

Updates

Results

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

  • At the NYRR Joe Kleinerman 10K, our women place second thanks to Theresa Tufaro (41:56 – 2ndAG); Kate Cushing (42:51 – 8th AG); Brittany Haynes (44:36); Selina Satoko Highstein (45:55 – 9thAG) and Eileen Costa (46:14).
  • At the NYCRUNS Cocoa Classic Central Park 5 & 10 Miler, Elizabeth Laseter (30:53) came in first for the women in the 5 miler and Samantha Creath (33:59) was first in her AG. In the 10 miler, Jennie Cohen (1:03:17) came in second for the women and Thomas Garvey (1:02:10) was second in his AG.

Press Digest

Points Races

Training Plans

Apparel

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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