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, and Fitletic, Inc..
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 NYRR Ted Corbitt 15K, both the men and the women placed 6th. Β The women were led by Carolina Pena (58:18), who placed 1st in her AG, and followed by Francesca De Lucia (59:33-5th AG); Kaitlin Snapp (1:02:15-7th AG); Sarah Chiles (1:03:14) and Marcela Johnson (1:04:17).
  • Our first man was Justin Shane, who finished in 54:25 and placed 7th in his AG. He was followed by Spencer Zidarich (55:45); David Goldfarb (56:45); Ryan Hepworth (56:49) and Garret Burger (56:55).
  • The Women Masters Team placed 3rd thank to Carolina Pena (58:18); Emma Skygebjerg (1:06:20-7th AG) and Patricia Choux (1:08:48-8th AG).
  • At the USATF National Club Cross Country Championships 6K in Tallahassee, Florida, our women averaged 22:50and placed 21st while the men placed 32nd. Jonathan Kline placed 11th in his AG.

2017 Points Races

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

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.
Deals from our partners:

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, and RunnerClinic NYC.

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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