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.

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 Gridiron 4M last Sunday, both our men and our women took 3rd place.
  • The men were led by Ryan Hepworth (22:59-6th AG) and followed by Ethan Rouen (24:15-9th AG), Tim McGarry (24:17), Frank Drury (24:39-1st AG), and Eric Buscarino (24:40).
  • For the women, Jennie Cohen came in first finishing in 23:46 and placing 8th for the women and 4th in her AG. She was followed by Kim Martineau (26:01-2nd AG), Frances Vignola (27:43), Selina Satoko Highstein (28:17) and Kaela Mahon (28:28).
  • At the NYCRUNS Cocoa Classic Riverside Park 5K, Elizabeth Laseter was the first woman overall, finishing in 18:58. Bobby Liu (20:15) placed 2nd in his AG and Dioris Romero (22:08) placed 1st in her AG.
  • At the Empire State Building Run-Up last Wednesday, David Roeske finished 8th OA and 1st in his AG with a time of 12:28.
  • Last Thursday, we had some great performances at the NYRR Night at the Races Meet 3. Brigette Kolson raced the 5000m and ran a PR of 18:43, placing 2nd. Troy Squire (16:27-18th place), Mark Degenhart (16:38-19th place), Matthew Wong (17:15-31st place), Andrew Hadro (17:31-41st place), Alex Noble (18:11-44th place), Chris Forti (18:15-46th place), Terrence McGovern (18:30-49th place), Daniil Blinov (18:31-51 place) and Stephen Wo (18:41-52ndplace) all raced the 5000m.

Press Digest

Points Races

Apparel

  • For a limited time, we are reducing the price of our singlets and long sleeved shirts from $25 to $20. Jackets are still $110. While supplies last, you can get a “2015” short sleeved shirt for free with a purchase. Apparel will be available at Custom PT at the seminar tonight!

See info below:

Training Plans

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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