Weekly Wag

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

Updates

Other points races that are open are:

We lowered prices on some apparel. We are low on inventory on these, so email me before you order to see if we have your size left (sizes are on the Meetup sites, but might not be totally current). Links below:

Run S.M.A.R.T. Program Roll-out
For information on the new Run S.M.A.R.T program the coaches are using, check out the presentation Megan put together here: http://dwrt.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/VDOT-Run-Smart-Dashing-Whippets-Presentation.pdf

After you sign up for the app, to get training plans pushed to you on the Run S.M.A.R.T. app, RSVP to the training plans here and the coaches will push the plan to your profile.

Other plans coming to the app soon!

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 took second place at the 2018 Front Runners New York LGBT Pride Run (5M). Diane Carter (33:25); Laureline Logiaco (33:55); Lauren Dorsky (33:56) and Caitlin Williamson (34:58) placed 6th, 5th, 2nd and 10th in their AG. Atlee Murphy (35:00) was our 5th woman.  Veronica Boswell (35:02); Leah Robbins (36:39); Carol Stickler (37:06) and Johanna Amutenya (36:53) placed 4th, 9th, 6th and 7th in their AG.
  • The men placed 4th. Kyle Oppenheimer (29:15) and Justin Shane (29:53) both placed 7th in their AG. They were followed by Peter Sesek (30:20); Young Cho (31:28) and Richard Nacin (31:31-6th AG).  Scott Batten (31:42) and John Narducci (35:12) both placed 7th in their AG.
  • At the 2018 Achilles Hope & Possibility (4M), our women placed first. Diane Carter placed 8th OA for the women, finishing in 26:25. Lauren Dorsky (26:46) and Patricia Choux (28:57) placed 1st and 4th in their AG. They were followed by Margaret Harpin (28:49) and Natalie Kurzyna (30:08).
  • On the men side, Joshua Whitcraft (23:30) placed 5th in his AG. Both Matthieu Grigoresco (23:35) and Brett Slater (26:55) placed 3rd in their AG. Wayne Wilkey (26:48) and Mitchell Gouzenko (27:00) placed 4th and 9th in their AG.
  • At the PPTC Al Goldstein Summer Speed Series #3, Katherine Edwards placed 5th OA for the women, finishing in 19:52. Maggie Mocete (20:23) and Eliza Ragsdale (20:38) placed 2nd and 4th in their AG.  Leonel Perez (17:43) and Rory Coons (19:01) placed 5th and 10th in their AG.
  • At the Tuesday Night Speed Series, Ingrid Wells ran the 5000 in 18:04. Karlo Mendoza ran 16:15, Jeremy Arthur ran 16:55, Jordan Rose 17:02, Eric Morley 17:13, and Mike Fosco 17:48. In the 1500, Fred Hines ran 4:33, Matt Wong 4:34, Jonathan Epstein 4:41, and Alex Noble 4:48. Stephen Bione ran 1:00.73 in the 400.

2018 Points Races

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

To order gear:

Training Plans

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

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/

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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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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