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 Partners for their generous support: NY Custom PT & Performance, Upper East Orthopaedics PC, RunnerClinicNYC, Body Balance Integrated Massage Therapy, SDL Performance Chiropractic, Bauer Dental Arts, Brooklyn Roasting Company, Strava, Fitletic, Inc, and adidas.
NYC Marathon

Other Updates

Results
Results – thanks a ton to Martina, who is writing up the results! 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 2016 NYRR Poland Spring Marathon Kickoff (5M), our women place FIRST! Congrats to Caitleen Kahn (33:11-5th AG); Katie Stiles (33:27-6th AG); Marie Killmond (34:41-2nd AG); Emma Skygebjerg (34:57-4th AG) and Christine Peddy (35:45-3rd AG).
  • Congrats to Young Cho on his huge PR of 3:23:07 at the Marine Corps Marathon!
  • Jane Seo was the 3rd woman OA at the Run the River 5K, finishing in a time of 19:10.

Points Races
Ted Corbitt 15k: http://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2016/nyrr-ted-corbitt-15k

Apparel

We have reduced the price of our singlets and long sleeved shirts from $25 to $20. Jackets are still $110. You can pick them all up at NY Custom PT and Performance Center

See info below:

Training Plans

A deal from our massage wellness partner at Body BalanceMassage

A perfect gift for yourself or your favorite marathoner/ half marathoner. Our team Wellness Partner Body BalanceMassage is offering a two-sports massage for $200 special through the end of the year. This is a perfect opportunity to schedule a massage for this week, and schedule one for after a November marathon. Be sure to bring this email with you, and when you email or call Body Balance, mention that you are with the Dashing Whippets. Check out their site at http://bodybalancenyc.com/.
DWRT on Strava

The DWRT have adopted Strava as our key community-building platform. Please feel free to join (it’s free) and link your GPS watch, or log and monitor your workouts. You can set any workout as “private,” or you can share your routes and give kudos and comment on our friends’ workouts. Please join the team’s group, as our target is to have 300 of our teammates participating on the platform by December.

Adidas club run

The DWRT is pleased to be one of the lead team partners to Adidas, one of the world’s largest retailer of high-quality sportswear and running gear. Our next Adidas run is on November 2 at the Adidas store, Broadway and Houston Street. Bag drop is available.

DWRT’s Wellness Partners

Thank you again to our team’s Wellness Partners. This month, we are pleased to welcome Body Balance Integrated Massage, one of New York’s finest sports massage therapists. Body Balance Integrated Massage joins our roster of top Wellness Partners, which include Upper East Orthopaedics, P.C., RunnerClinic NYC, NY Custom PT & Performance Center, SDL Sports and Performance Chiropractic, and Bauer Dental Arts. We encourage all teammates to get to know our Wellness Partners, who are committed to keeping us healthy, strong and fast.

DWRT’s Team Sponsors

We could not do what we do with our Sponsors. Please join us in thanking and recommending our Team Sponsors: Fitletic, Inc., HomeAdvisor.com, Strava, Inc, RunnerClinic NYC, and Adidas.

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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