Weekly Wag

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

Races Nearing Capacity

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/

  • At the TCS New York City Marathon 2019, Khia Kurtenbach (2:55:27); Lauren Dorsky (2:56:00) and Ellyn Atkinson (2:56:15) led the Women’s Open Team to third place, placing 2nd, 3rd, and 4th in their AG.  Rebecca Verrone (3:00:25) placed 7th in her AG.
  • The Men’s Open Team took 9th place thanks to Hugh Parker (2:32:19); Brian Reis 2:40:07) and David Goldfarb (2:41:25).  Hamish Alexander ran a 47-minute PR of 3:37:07.
  • Katherine Edwards led the women to 2nd place at the 2019 Abbott Dash to the Finish Line 5K, finishing in 18:58 and placing 8th in her AG. She was followed by Emma Shaff (18:59); Ann Restak (19:09-1st AG); Jessica Chen 19:22; and Jennifer Dimascio-Donohue (19:30).
  • The men took 7th place thanks to Darragh Halpenny (16:39 – 2nd AG); Daniel Masterson (17:06); Stephen Cox (17:52); Nick Grinlinton (18:30) and Paul Dobrynin (19:14).  Brett Slater (20:52) and John Narducci (21:20) placed 6th and 10th in their AG.
  • Ivette Mejia ran a new team record of 1:13:36 at the Valencia Half Marathon.
  • Jonathan Epstein finished the Des Moines Marathon in 3:28:36.
  • Karlo Mendoza won the East River 5000 in 15:42! Spencer Zidarich ran 15:48. Also, Matt Carlsson ran 16:00, Darragh Halpenny ran 16:10, Frederick Hines finished in 16:15, Afshin Rostamo 18:19, Katie Edwards 18:52, and Brigette Kolson 21:01.
  • Jenny DiMascio-Donohue ran a 4-minute PR of 1:28:15 at the Brooklyn Half Marathon, placing 10th OA for the women. Steve Satenstein finished in 1:41:46.

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

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

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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