Weekly Wag

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

Other Updates

Training Plans:

If you have any questions, email the coaches at coach@dashingwhippets.org!

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/

  • Our women placed 2nd at the 2019 NYRR Gridiron 4M. Jennie Cohen (24:27) and Theresa Rush (25:11) placed 7th and 10th in their AG. Barbara Mann (25:36) and Lauren Dorsky (26:00) placed 2nd and 8th in their AG. Emily Goncalves finished in 29:01.  Sarah Woods (30:39); Eris Saari (32:08) and Meghan Hom (32:15) placed 7th, 9th and 1st in their AG.
  • On the men side, David Goldfarb (22:36) and Michael Fosco (23:04) placed 3rd and 4th in their AG. Branden Warders and Joseph Pennacchio finished in 23:47 and 25:26, placing 6th and 9th in their AG. Francois Kress (25:47) and Brett Slater (26:47) placed 8th and 1st in their AG.

2019 Points Races

1. Washington Heights 5K: https://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2019/nyrr-washington-heights-salsa-blues-and-shamrocks-5k – full
2. UAE Healthy Kidney 10K (nearing capacity): https://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2019/uae-healthy-kidney-10k
3. Popular Brooklyn Half: https://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2019/popular-brooklyn-half
4. NYRR Queens 10K: https://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2019/nyrr-queens-10k
5. Team Championships
6. New Balance Bronx 10 Mile: https://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2019/new-balance-bronx-10-mile
7. NYRR Staten Island Half: https://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2019/nyrr-staten-island-half
8. TCS New York City Marathon: https://www.tcsnycmarathon.org/plan-your-race/run-in-2019
9. NYRR Ted Corbitt 15K

Welcome to our new Team Sponsor
Joining the roster is award-winning real estate broker Karen Burman, a teammate. Karen heads The Burman Team as part of Douglas Elliman Real Estate. For all your real estate buying or selling needs, Karen gives top attention to members of the team: https://www.elliman.com/real-estate-agent/karen-burman/396

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

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/51962123

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 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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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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