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 2017 Partners for their generous support: Finish Line Physical Therapy, Custom Performance, Upper East Orthopaedics PC, RunnerClinicNYC, Body Balance Integrated Massage Therapy, SDL Sports & Performance Chiropractic, Bauer Dental Arts, Lori Weisenfeld, DPM, Dermalmedix, HomeAdvisor.com, and Brooklyn Roasting Company.

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 fill out the results form below.

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/

  • The NYRR Queens 10K, a team-point race, took place last Saturday. Our women placed 4th thanks to Jessica Chichester (37:46-4th AG); Carly Graham (38:40-9th AG); Chandler Self (38:54-8th AG); Emmi Aguillard (39:08) and Brigette Kolson (39:37-9th AG). Ann Restak (41:30) placed 10th in her AG.
  • Our men placed 4th as well. Justin Scheid (31:51) placed 10th OA. He was followed by James Stucker (33:21); Spencer Zidarich (34:54); Ned Cunningham (35:06) and Zach Custer (35:16). Michael Fosco (36:28); Matthew Wong (36:49) and Jonathan Kline (36:50) placed 5th, 8thand 1st in their AG. Michael Esposito (37:58) and Frank Drury (41:01) placed 6th and 9th in their AG. Congrats on their PRs to Nick Grinlinton (35:18) and Heather Weneck (48:54)!
  • Yuliya Shyrokonis (1:35:38) was the first woman OA at the Brooklynite Half Marathon.
  • Terrence McGovern ran a 05:05 at the Harlem 1-Miler, placing 9th OA and 5th 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 $80, down from $110. You can pick them all up at NY Custom PT and Performance Center

See info below:

Training Plans

NYC Marathon Charities

Even though the NYC Marathon is currently full, there are several charity partners. You can see the full list here:  http://www.tcsnycmarathon.org/plan-your-race/run-in-2017/run-for-charity

And here’s one interesting option if you’re interested:

  • A number of NYCM charity spots are available to teammates from AKTIV Against Cancer, a non-profit co-founded by 9-time NYCM champion Grete Waitz, which benefits the AKTIVAgainst Cancer Exercise Oncology Center at Memorial Sloan-Kettering. The fundraising commitment is $3,000. Contact Ali Meisel for details at ali@weinsteincarnegie.com.

DWRT’s Wellness Partners 

Thank you again to our team’s Wellness Partners: Finish Line Physical Therapy, Lori Weisenfeld, DPM, Upper East Orthopaedics, P.C., Body Balance Massage Therapy NYC, Custom Performance , RunnerClinic NYC, SDL Sports & 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.

Running Warehouse

If you shop for running gear at http://www.runningwarehouse.com, make sure to use the team discount code for 15% off. If it doesn’t work online, some brands don’t allow it through the site, but you can get the discount if you call in your order. Discount here:  https://www.meetup.com/dashing-whippets/messages/boards/thread/10793056

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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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