Weekly Wag

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

Congratulations to Grace Bowen, who qualified for the Olympic Trials at the Philadelphia Marathon last weekend! Grace is the second member of the team to qualify for the trials, joining Jessica Chichester.

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.

We’ll know the rest of the points race schedule this week!

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.

Philadelphia Marathon
Philadelphia Half Marathon
Race to Deliver

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/

  • Grace Bowen ran an OTQ time of 3:44:45 at the Philadelphia Marathon 2019, placing 7th OA for the women. Samantha Creath was the 9th woman OA, running a PR time of 2:45:42. Sam Geha ran a 2:24:43 and Jason Wang finished in 2:39:20. Matt Wang ran a 43-minute PR of 3:01:19. Jenny DiMascio-Donohue ran a PR of 3:08:10. Andrew Grosso ran a nine-minute PR of 3:19:40. Lisa Sacerio ran a ten-minute PR of 3:27:32. Alex Noble, Michael Monroe, Danny Sheehan, and Joe Tucker also ran PRs!
  • Alex Arslan ran a new team record in the Philadelphia Half Marathon in 1:08:22!
  • Both Open Class Teams placed 2nd at the 2019 Race to Deliver 4M. Josef Ziegler (23:52) and Nick Grinlinton (24:26) placed 8th and 5th in their AG, while Jonathan Meythaler Falcones (24:38) and Afshin Rostami (24:59) placed 2nd and 3rd. Gregory Palmer finished in 25:52.
  • Lauren Dorsky (26:40) and Leah Robbins (27:21) placed 2nd and 4th OA for the women. They were followed by Cailee Walden (30:51); Dara Karac (31:46) and Eris Saari (32:05-4th AG).  Wayne Wilkey and Brett Slater placed 4th and 2nd in their AG, finishing in 27:36 and 27:42.  Sarah Woods and Mary Haskins placed 5th and 9th in their AG, finishing in 32:29 and 34:31.
  • Chris Forti placed 9th OA at the Fall Flat trail 5K, finishing in 22:26.

Turkey Trot results to come, make sure to list your results at the link above!

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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