Weekly Wag

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


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/

  • At the 2018 NYRR Al Gordon 4M, our women placed 2nd. Katherine Edwards (26:02) placed 2nd in her AG. She was followed by Caitleen Kahan (26:38); Allison Jacobsen (27:00-6th AG); Eliza Ragsdale (27:25) and Nicole Gorton (27:45-8th AG).
  • Our men placed 3rd thanks to Olivier Wijtenburg, who placed 5th OA and 3rd in his AG; Eric Morley (22:44-10th AG); Frederick Hines (22:51-7th AG); Robert Meyer (23:11-9th AG) and Alex Noble (23:17-7TH AG).  Brenton Arnaboldi (23:22) and Terrence Mcgovern (24:03) placed 8th and 6th in their AG. John Narducci (27:41); Cliff Collins (32:07) and Bob Parsons (39:00) placed 8th, 9th and 10th in their AG.
  • Sarah Sechan finished the Tokyo Marathon in 4:31:16, James Stuckker ran 2:53:00, and Andrea Mascaro ran 3:00:27.

2018 Points Races
1. Washington Heights 5K (3/4/2018) (full): http://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2018/nyrr-washington-heights-salsa-blues-and-shamrocks-5k
2. UAE Healthy Kidney 10K (4/29/2018) (full): http://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2018/uae-healthy-kidney-10k
3. Brooklyn Half (5/19/2018) (full): http://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2018/popular-brooklyn-half
4. Queens 10K (6/16/2018): http://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2018/nyrr-queens-10k
5. Team Champs (7/28/2018): http://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2018/nyrr-team-championships-5m
6. Percy Sutton 5K (8/25/2018): http://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2018/percy-sutton-harlem-5k-run
7. NYRR 5th Avenue Mile (9/9/2018)
8. Bronx 10M (9/30/2018): http://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2018/new-balance-bronx-10-mile
9. Staten Island Half (10/14/2018): http://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2018/nyrr-staten-island-half
10. TCS NYC Marathon (11/4/2018) (register by 2/15!): https://www.tcsnycmarathon.org/plan-your-race/run-in-2018?_ga=2.260980173.1756861461.1516468491-1713173526.1506293621
11. Ted Corbitt 15K (12/8/2018)

All of our apparel is now at one spot at our sponsor, Finish Line Physical Therapy at 119 West 23rd Street, 3rd Floor.

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Injury Questions for Finish Line Physical Therapy
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Private Training Event at Body Space Fitness
Melissa Wolfe has arranged a Private Training Event with Kelvin Gary, owner of Body Space Fitness, March 14, 2018 at 7 pm. Body Space is located at 47 West 14th Street, 5th floor. Thank you, Melissa!

Kelvin notes: “Train stronger, run longer: tips for proper strength training and recovery. Runners are often plagued by injuries. This clinic will share some strength training and recover tips that are going to translate to building a better, injury free runner.” Register for this free class here:


New Members
If you are a new member of the Dashing Whippets, please join us on Mondays for the New Member and Easy Run, out of Amity Hall. Our website has a new page with FAQs for new members: http://www.dashingwhippets.org/for-new-members/

Ragnar Relay Discount Code
If you like Ragnars, then you’ll love $100 off of these two races: Ragnar Pennsylvania June 15-16, 2018 or Trail Ragnar Wawayanda Lake October 5-6, 2018. For the exclusive Dashing Whippets $100 off code, click the Ragnar link on our website, or go to our Deals Page on Meetup. Register at www.ragnarrelay.com

(See info on code here: https://www.meetup.com/dashing-whippets/messages/boards/thread/50644805/)

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

BOA Shorts Discount Code
If you want some cool running apparel, check out the 20% off code at this great shorts/running clothes maker: https://www.meetup.com/dashing-whippets/boards/thread/51227248. Check out their site here: https://www.boausa.com/

Rabbit Apparel Discount Code
We have a new team discount code for Rabbit Apparel, which has some really nice looking shirts, singlets, and other running apparel. Here’s the site:https://www.runinrabbit.com/ And the code is here: https://www.meetup.com/dashing-whippets/boards/thread/51263666

DWRT’s 2017 Wellness Partners and Sponsors
For health and wellness needs, please consider our Wellness Partners. Thank you, Wellness Partners!

Thank you also to our friends at DermalMedix, Amity Hall, and Running Warehouse!

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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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