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 to our results team for compiling all the data in our database! Brian Donaghy has put together race links on our site where we can display top ten AG and PR performances. We will continue to build this out and improve on this going forward, but to keep our database full of all our team races results, make sure to fill out this link above for non-NYRR races.

And 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/

  • Ellyn Atkins (1:21:06) and Samantha Creath (1:21:07) placed 7th and 8th OA for the women at the NYRR Staten Island Half 2019, leading the women’s team to 2nd place. Kathleen Servidea (1:23:42); Lauren Dorsky (1:25:02) and Laureline Logiaco (1:27:30) placed 5th, 4th and 10th in their AG.
  • Sam Geha (1:08:47) placed 8th OA and led the men’s team to 5th place. Michael Yuan (1:13:43); Charles Kinzig (1:14:18); Hugh Parker (1:14:25) and Oliver Witjenburg (1:14:33) placed 5th, 9th, 10th and 5th in their AG.
  • David Roeske (1:15:59) and Barbara Mann (1:32:40) both placed 8th in their AG.
  • We had many outstanding performances at the 2019 Chicago Marathon! Congrats on their PRs to: Stephen Seeler (2:49:40); Laura Gann (2:53:36); Rose Willey (3:05:29); Sara Hernandez (3:05:34); Andrea La Bella (3:18:00); Richard Nacin (3:07:41); Michael Lowe (3:18:28); Leah Robbins (3:18:11) and Jaquii Alexander (3:44:08)!
  • Alex Arslan placed 2nd OA at the Bed Stuy 10K, finishing in 30:39.
  • Meghan Bongartz was the 6th woman OA at the Wineglass Marathon, where she finished in 2:58:59.

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’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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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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