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/

  • The Men’s Open Team placed 2nd at the 2019 Percy Sutton Harlem 5K. Clément Dalmay and Michael Fosco placed 9thand 10th in their AG, finishing in 16:56 and 17:04. They were followed by: Daniel Masterson (17:07); John Whelchel (17:32) and Kyle Oppenheimer (17:45).  Ralf Holzer and Ben Lerude placed 2nd and 5th in their AG, finishing in 18:36 and 19:16.
  • Theresa Rush placed 4th OA for the women, finishing in 18:31 and leading the Women’s Open Team to 3rd place. Lauren Dorsky (20:13) placed 5th in her AG. She was followed by: Julia Metzger (21:57); Kristen Anderson (22:10-7th AG) and Sarah Lazun (22:14).
  • Jordan Wolff (24:13); Afshin Rostami (26:14) and Joseph Masibay (33:21) represented us at the NYRR 2019 Henry Isola Cross Country (4M), placing 1st, 3rd and 77th in their AG.
  • Francois Kress placed 10th in his AG at the Reykjavík Half Marathon, finishing in 1:30:47.

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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