Weekly Wag

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

Updates

Results
Results – thanks a ton to Martina, who is writing up the results! If you have any non-NYRR results and would like to be featured on our Weekly Wag and have the result in our database, make sure to fill out the results form here: http://www.dashingwhippets.org/race-result-submission-form/

  • We had some outstanding performances at the NYRR 2018 Percy Sutton Harlem 5K Run, a club-point race! The women placed 1st and Anoush Shehadeh placed 2nd OA with a time of 17:32. Elizabeth Laseter (17:59) and Molly Wawrzyniak (18:39) placed 4th and 10th OA. They were followed by Jessica Chichester (18:50-4th AG) and Jesse Baldwin-Philippi (18:59).
  • The men took 5th place. Spencer Zidarich (15:56) and Keaton Naff (16:08) placed 8th and 3rd in their AG. They were followed by Jeremy Arthur (16:23); Karlo Mendoza (16:42-7th AG) and Kyle Oppenheimer (16:58).
  • The Women’s Masters Team placed 2nd thanks to Kathleen Servidea (19:08-1st AG); Barbara Mann (19:33-3rd AG) and Sarah Woods (23:35-7th AG).
  • Matthew Wong (17:26-3rd AG); Jonathan Kline (17:34-1st AG) and Terrence McGovern (17:59-6th AG) led the Men’s Masters Team to 4th place.
  • Meghan Bongartz (19:51) and Lauren Dorsky (20:55) placed 10th and 7th in their AG. Danielle Latino (21:04) Brooke Jameson (21:05) placed 8th and 9th in their AG.  Stephan Brohme (19:00) placed 9th in his AG.
  • Stephen Bione placed 4th OA at the Sri Chinmoy Marathon, finishing in 2:51:04. Eliza Ragsdale (3:18:22) was the 2nd woman OA.

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

Massage Packages at Body Balance NYC
Nicole, at our massage partner – Body Balance NYC is offering us some great massage packages. Check them out here: https://bodybalancenyc.com/Dashing-Whippets-packages/

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/

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, email coaches@dashingwhippets.org.

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

Race Partners
Thank you to our race partners Philadelphia Marathon, Broad Street Run, Hartford Marathon and Fort Lauderdale A1A Marathon. See Meetup for $10 and 15% off discount codes for Hartford and Fort Lauderdale, here: https://www.meetup.com/dashing-whippets/messages/boards/thread/51701325/#131407614

DWRT’s 2018 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 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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