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/

  • Our women placed 3rd at the 2017 Front Runners New York LGBT Pride Run (5M). Lauren Dorsky (31:58) was the 10th woman OA and placed 1st in her AG. She was followed by Chandler Rainey (32:00-6th AG); Katherine Edwards (35:33); Genevieve Coffey (35:55-7th AH) and Naomi Keena (40:16).
  • Our men placed 5th thanks to Andrew Hadro (31:22); Dennis Ryan (32:52-9th AG); Young Cho (33:27); Mark Jurgens (35:05) and Zain Cheng (36:09). Mark Heller (38:02) placed 8th in his AG.
  • At the 2017 Achilles Hope & Possibility (4M), both Michael Fosco (23:35) and Lauren Dorsky (25:06) placed 1st in their AG. Grace Berry (27:37) placed 2nd in her AG.
  • Meghan Bongartz placed 5th in her AG at the Steamboat Classic 4M, finishing in 26:16.
  • Martina Di Marco, Stephen Gnoza and Matan Korrub represented us at the Sleepy Hollow Triathlon, placing 1st OA as a relay team and finishing in 1:06:02. Stephanie Gnoza placed 1st in her AG, finishing in 1:20:57.

2017 Points Races

Apparel

We have reduced the price of our singlets and long sleeved shirts from $25 to $20. Jackets are $80. You can pick them all up at NY Custom PT and Performance Center

See info below:

Training Plans

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.

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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