Weekly Wag

Welcome to this week’s edition of our weekly news and events roundup of all things Whippet-related.

Hurricane Harvey Fundraising

Thanks for giving to our Crowdrise for hurricane relief. The team gave over $1,400 we raised from members to the American Red Cross last week, including $250 from the team.

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/

  • We had some strong performances at the 2017 New Balance 5th Avenue Mile! The men placed 4th. They were led by Keaton Naff (4:21) and followed by Maclean O’Donnell (4:26); Justin Scheid (4;27); Specer Duhaime (4:32) and David Roeske (4:36-5thAG). Matthew Wong (4:40) placed 6th in his AG.
  • Our women placed 3rd thanks to Jessy Scarpone (5:07); Alaina Miller (5:10-9th AG); Laura Gann (5:10); Grace Bowen (5:12) and Molly Wawrzyniak (5:18). Barbara Mann (5:33) and Mary Haskins (6:58) placed 9th and 10th in their AG.
  • Two Whippets qualified for Boston 2018 this past weekend! Matan Korrub ran a huge PR of 3:05:57 at the Last Chance BQ.2 Chicagoland Marathon in Geneva, IL, and Leah Robbins qualified with a 3:28:31 at the Leigh Valley Marathon!

Injury Questions for Finish Line Physical Therapy

Have an ache or pain? Ask a physical therapy professional about it here to receive advice ASAP! http://bit.ly/DWRTinjuryq

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

 

2017 Points Races

Apparel

Team tech shirts are here, only $20, and available at Finish Line PT. Singlets and long sleeved shirts are $20. Jackets are $80 (note: these are available at Custom Performance). To order gear:

Training Plans

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.

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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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