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

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/

  • Both teams placed 1st at the 2019 NYRR Summer Community Run 1.5mi.  Timothy Pedrotty placed 5th OA, finishing in 08:28. He was followed by: Gaetan Strypstein (09:05); Kevin Tschirhart (09:24); Jarrod Scuglik (09:39) and Marc Rehman (10:13-8th AG).
  • Jennifer DiMascioDonohue (09:30) and Mikayla Nemes (09:34) placed 5th and 7th OA for the women. Kristen Anderson (09:59) placed 3rd in her AG. Dara Karac and Meghan Hom finished in 11:06 and 11:34.  Karina Jaramillo placed 8th in her AG, finishing in 11:34.
  • Brian Reis won the Governors Island 10K, running a new PR of 33:38.

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 10% 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, Westchester, 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)
2 massages: $245
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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