Weekly Wag

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

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  • The DWRT women placed second as a team in the Fred Lebow Manhattan Half. The top five women were Jessica Chichester (1:29:45/9th overall woman), Patricia Choux (1:36:01/2nd in age group), Meghan Prin (1:39:05), Courtney Reidy (1:40:01) and Emi Matsuyama (1:44:49. Megan Jones had a 21 minute PR in 1:45:12! Many of the men’s team members ran the race at marathon pace in preparation for spring marathons. Josh Whitcraft and Justin Anderson led the way in 1:22:04/5th in AG and 1:24:44/9th in AG, respectively.
  • Caroline Dampier ran the New Orleans Half Marathon in 1:33:01 (7:06 pace)!
  • We also missed a few results the last few weeks – on January 18, Meghan Prin ran the Maui Oceanfront Half Marathon in 1:40:32. Hilary Lorenz ran a snowshoe race in Windy Point, Colorado, finishing the 4.22 mile course in 56:45. Brian Donaghy ran the Front Street Mile in Hamilton, Bermuda in 5:43.
  • Also, back on January 11, Hilary Lorenz ran the Santa Fe Snowshoe Classic, covering 3.8 miles of snow in 53:18 to place third in her age group. Meanwhile, Jonathan Park and Katie Edwards ran the NYCRuns Winter Series. Jonathan ran the 10 miler in 1:08:48 to place 18th overall and Katie was the 1st overall female in the 5 miler in 33:47!

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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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