2016 DWRT 5K Road Race

Dashing Whippets 5K in Astoria Park

 

Thank you all for participating in the race today!  Please see results here:

http://my1.raceresult.com/59467/?lang=#

The second annual Dashing Whippets 5K in Astoria Park will be on August 13, 2016.  The race will be chip timed and USATF sanctioned on a USATF certified course (#NY15054JG) as well as the RRCA State Championship 5K.  The race will start at 9:00 am sharp.

Registration is only $20 until August 12 at noon, and $25 on race day.

Please see here for 2015 results.

Please see course map here.

Team Challenge/ CCFA is the official Charity Partner of the 2016 Dashing Whippets 5K in Astoria Park.   A substantial portion of the profits from the race will be presented to Team Challenge/ CCFA at the conclusion of the race.

Team Challenge is an endurance training and fundraising program to support the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America.   Through Team Challenge, athletes can train for a half marathon, a cycling event, or experience a sprint triathlon while simultaneously helping to find a cure for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis -- two chronic and often debilitating digestive diseases that affect over 1.6 million Americans.    The Dashing Whippets are proud to support Team Challenge.

Prizes will be given to the top 3 male and female open finishers and the top 3 male and female masters (40+) finishers.

Open (top three men and women):

  1. $100 gift card to Brooklyn Running Company and a pair of Run Brooklyn Apparel socks
  2. $50 gift card to Brooklyn Running Company and a pair of Run Brooklyn Apparel socks
  3. $25 gift card to Brooklyn Running Company and a pair of Run Brooklyn Apparel socks

Masters (top three 40+ men and women)

  1. $50 gift card to Brooklyn Running Company and a pair of Run Brooklyn Apparel socks
  2. $25 gift card to Brooklyn Running Company and a pair of Run Brooklyn Apparel socks
  3. Pair of Run Brooklyn Apparel socks

The top men's and women's team will each receive $150 (DWRT excluded).  Scoring will be based on the cumulative times of the top five runners from each team.

We will also be holding a raffle with some great prizes, including two annual CitiBike memberships, two 6-month Premium Strava memberships, tins of coffee from Brooklyn Roasting Company, and two copies of a new book called Run the World by professional runner Becky Wade.

Email dashingwhippets@gmail.com with any questions.





In exchange for my participation in events or activities organized or hosted by the Dashing Whippets Running Team (“DWRT”), I am voluntarily entering and assume all risks associated with such events and activities and I assume full responsibility for any personal injury to myself and further release and discharge DWRT and its representatives for injury, loss or damage arising out of my participation, whether caused by the fault of myself, my family, DWRT or other third parties. Having read this waiver and knowing these facts, I, for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, agree to indemnify and defend DWRT and its representatives against all present and future claims, causes of action, damages, judgments, costs or expenses, including all attorney fees and other litigation costs, which may in any way arise from my participation in DWRT events or activities. I grant permission to the foregoing persons and entities to use or authorize others to use any photographs, motion pictures, recordings, or any other record of my participation in this event or related activities for any legitimate purpose without remuneration.

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DWRT thanks the following sponsors for their generousity:

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DWRT is working with the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America as our charity partner.

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We are proud to announce that our race is both USATF-Sanctioned and a RRCA New York State Championship race and that our course has been USATF-Certified!

 

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