Weekly Wag

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

Races Nearing Capacity
If an upcoming race is nearing capacity and you want to do it, make sure to register! It’s almost impossible to get in once the race fills up.

Other Updates

VDOT Training Plans 
If you would like to sign up for the training plans on our VDOT app for the Philadelphia Marathon, see the links below:

If you missed the signups for our other fall marathons or the short distance plan, please email the coaches at coach@dashingwhippets.org!

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 took first place at the 2019 Front Runners New York LGBT Pride Run 5M. Ellyn Atkinson (30:35) and Jessica Chichester (31:03) placed 9th and 10th OA. Lauren Dorsky placed 3rd in her AG, finishing in 32:23. Genevieve Coffey (32:45) and Anne-Laure White (33:00) both placed 4th in their AG.
  • David Lamb placed 5th OA, finishing in 25:56 and leading the men to 3rd place. He was followed by Emmett Gross (27:38-5th AG); James Stucker (28:13-10th AG); Karlo Mendoza (28:48-3rd AG); John Whelchel (30:13).
  • Molly Wawrzyniak and Julie McElroy placed 8th and 2nd in their AG, finishing in 33:35 and 33:54.  Bobby Liu (30:32) and Scott Batten (31:36) placed 5th and 3rd in their AG. Brett Slater placed 4th in his AG, finishing in 35:48.

July 4th race results coming next week!

2019 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 our new strength and mobility coach, Emmi Aguilldard, 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/51962123

DWRT Chapters
We now have four chapters of the team! If you have friends in Boston, Westcheester, or NJ, please send them the following links:

Massage Discount
Sarah Sanborn, our massage partner, has a special rate for us:
1 massage: $126 per massage (10% off the usual price of $140)
3 massages: $360
5 massages: $550

DWRT’s 2019 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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