Weekly Wag

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

The 2015 NYRR Club Points races have been announced. They will be:

  • Washington Heights 5k
  • Scotland Run 10k
  • Brooklyn Half Marathon
  • Portugal Run (now 4 miles and just a points race for men)
  • Mini 10k (just a points race for women)
  • Pride Run
  • Team Championships
  • 5th Avenue Mile
  • Bronx 10M (new this year as a points race replacing the Autism 4M)
  • Grete’s Gallop (we voted for SI, but lost the vote – this may or may not be a half marathon this year)
  • NYC Marathon
  • Ted Corbitt 15k

Make sure to register for the NYC Marathon if you are planning on running it. The deadline is February 15!

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  • In the Gridiron 4M, Will Newland and Javad Husain had PRs to lead the men in 24:19 and 24:45, respectively. Frank Drury was 4th in his age group. Courtney Reidy and Meghan Prin also had PRs in 27:38 and 27:56 to pace the women’s team. Ben Tischler and Cricky Cicchetti also had nice PRs.

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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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