RunnerClinicNYC Open House

RunnerClinicNYC, our Team Sponsor, is holding its fall Open House on Wednesday September 9, at 6:30. Come for a hands-on demonstration of acupuncture and running. 124 E 40 Street, 12th Floor. As you prepare for fall marathon training volume, keep RunnerClinicNYC in mind if you experience twinges or injury. Thank you RunnerClinicNYC for being a great partner to the Dashing Whippets. Team water bottles available at this event (free), and team tech shirts ($20). Also: adult beverages. http://runnerclinic.com/

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East River Park Track Workout

The East River Park track is east of the FDR at East 6th Street. It is a little over a mile from the closest subway stops (6 to Astor Place or L to First Ave).

Thursday workouts change from week to week and will be announced in advance.

Important Information about East River Park Track: The Whippets have been running here for three years and have experienced thefts of our belongings. We will take extra precautions to keep our bags safe, but please avoid bringing valuables — and it would be safest to run with your wallet on you.

Please be aware that there are limited overhead lights, so it gets a little dark, and during winter months the bathrooms are locked and the water fountains are off. If you have a bike, make sure you have a lock because you’ll have to keep your bike outside the track area.

If you feel uncomfortable leaving your personal belongings at the track, you can drop them off at Ace Bar (531 East 5th Street between A and B) — ask for Justin or Charlo and tell them you run with the team.  They will store our belongings for us.  ***Please note that they will not let you in without your ID so please bring that with you to the track.   http://www.acebar.com/about.html

See you there — and please contact a Whippet captain if you have any questions!

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