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.

The track meet registration site is now active. Register here and share it with friends! http://trackmeet.dashingwhippets.org

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/

  • We had 146 Whippets representing us at the NYRR NYC Half 2016 last Sunday! Our women took 3rd place thanks to some amazing performances from Elizabeth Laseter (1:21:34); Alaina Miller (1:23:1); Carolina Pena (1:23:26-3rd AG); Sarah Chiles (1:23:51) and Francesca DeLucia (1:24:04). Troy Squire (1:13:43) was our first man and placed 3rd in his AG. Frank Drury placed 5th in his AG with a time of 1:24:20. 80 team members ran a PR. Among them: Matthew Wong (1:18:40); Steve Wo (1:20:43); Young Cho (1:35:32); Laura Huselton (1:26:40); Elizabeth Maiuolo (1:36:03); Martina Di Marco (1:36:17); Eileen Costa (1:36:55); Daniela Alvarado (1:41:23); Jerlyn Thomas (1:43:18 course PR); Alyssa Berkowitz (1:53:15) and Kristen Beren (2:05:52 postpartum PR).
  • Meghan Gutekunst, Daniil Blinov, Megan Jones, Nelly Dhomee, Sarah Tin and Scott Batten WON the Palmetto 70 relay in South Carolina, finishing in 8:46:50 (7:42 min/mile). The beautiful yet tough course included back woods, beach towns and bridges.
  • At the NYCRUNS Spring Fling 5K & 10K, Timothy Chow (21:47) placed 6th in his AG.

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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