Central Park Training Run

Our Tuesday night Central Park training workouts are typically tempo runs or hill repeats.  These workouts are usually very well attended with a wide variety of paces.

The meeting spot is at the 72nd street transverse by Bethesda Fountain. There we’ll give the full workout details, including distance, pacing groups, expected run time, and where we plan on meeting at the end. You can expect a typical workout to be between 5 and 8 miles (or less during hill workouts).

A note on warm ups: We do not do a full warm up as a group in Central Park, so we encourage you to show up at 7 p.m. having jogged an easy mile or two ahead of time. 

If it’s your first time meeting us, feel free to come a few minutes early with any questions.  There are many other groups who meet on 72nd St so look for the one with folks in Whippet singlets.

Please note that there is no place to store bags inside Central Park. Pack light, or store your bags at a nearby gym if you are a member. Another option is the New York Running Company at the Time Warner Center, which stays open until 9pm: http://www.therunningcompany.net/new-yorks-homepage

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Lululemon Run Club

Join us at the Lululemon store in SoHo for a 6 mile out and back along the Hudson River. Mingle with fellow runners and enjoy free refreshments after the run. The weather is looking gorgeous for Wednesday.

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Downtown Easy Run

Patricia is leading an easy run from Tiny’s (Paul Warthen’s restaurant).  You can leave a bag upstairs and then head out for a run before hanging out for a drink or food afterward!

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Volunteering at TCS NYC Marathon

Please sign up for this Meetup if you would like to volunteer with a group of Dashing Whippets on NYC Marathon Sunday. We will work out with NYRR a good location for use to volunteer as a group. It will be somewhere close to public transportation and not too far from Manhattan. Details to be confirmed by August.

Let me know if you have questions. Thanks – Simon

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Brooklyn Weekend Run

We are now doing our Brooklyn runs on Saturdays.  We’ll try to mix up the routes as much as possible so we don’t get too bored doing lops of Prospect Park.  This will mainly serve as an opportunity for a long run.  If you have any ideas for courses, please let us know!

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