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/

This past weekend, the Dashing Whippets dropped hammers both on the East Coasts and on the West Coast!

  • At the PPTC Cherry Tree 10 Miler & Relay, on a record-breaking cold morning, Alex Noble, Rosario Forlenza, and Kim Velsey ran the relay in 1:04:07. Troy Squire (59:37), Kim Martineau (1:10:06) and Edie Perkins (1:15:40) all placed first in their age group. We also had some amazing performances from: Zachary Shtogren (1:05:09); Ethan Rouen (1:08:40); Joseph Brady (1:11:15); Virna Di Palma (1:18:18); William Newland (1:20:41); Beatrice Giurlani (1:27:26) and Molly McEwan (1:32:48).
  • Temperatures were quite different at the Los Angeles Marathon where, on a hot sunny day, Sky Canaves ran her come-back marathon in 3:12:12, a PR that placed her 4th in her AG. Bethany Lesko ran a strong race as well, finishing in 3:22:18.
  • At the Sedona Marathon 2016, Richard Hsieh ran the half marathon in 1:39:15, placing 5th in his AG, while Heather Weneck placed 2nd in her AG running the 10K in 54:04.

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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