Weekly Wag

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

Sorry I skipped this last week!  Here are the updates from Scotland Run:

  • The team had a great performance at the Scotland Run 10k two weekends ago. Following that, the team standings should be:
  • Our open women will continue to be third place, 4 points ahead of GNY and 4 points behind CPTC.
  • Our open men will move into 5th place, just behind Warren Street and just ahead of VCTC, NBR, and the Harriers.
  • Our masters women are still in first place – 6 points ahead of CPTC!
  • Our masters men are in seventh place – in the mix with VCTC, NBR, and a few other teams.
  • Our men’s 50+ team is still in first place as well! We are just ahead of VCTC, CPTC, and Brooklyn Road Running Club.

See results below.

Also, check out the blog post that David Roeske and Hugh Parker wrote about their awesome times at the NYC Half!  http://www.dashingwhippets.org/2015/04/07/nyc-half-marathon-race-reports-from-hugh-parker-and-david-roeske/

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  • Great results at the Scotland Run 10k. Our open women placed third and our masters women were first. Our open men were fifth, masters men were seventh, and our 50+ men were second. Several of our runners were in the top ten in their age group, including Carolina Pena, Alex Arslan, Ned Cunningham, Hugh Parker, Jon Kline, Jennie Cohen, Frank Drury, Emmi Aguillard, Kim Martineau, Edie Perkins, and Liz Maiuolo.
  • Several other runners had outstanding performances, including Nicholas Avon (36:16 in his DWRT debut), Justin Anderson with a big PR in 36:51, Bethany Lesko ran 41:29 in her team debut (and I think that was a PR by almost a minute as well). Other Whippets with PRs included Louis Pelino, Jessie Zaccaro, Frank Adamo, Wilson Chau, and Heather Weneck.
  • Sky did great at the 24 hour world championships, but had to drop out with an injury. The women’s team came in first place, however, so Sky comes home with a sweet gold medal. Congratulations and feel better, Sky!
  • The DWRT women placed second in the Run for the Parks 4M! The women were led by Tiffany Golden-Stone and Georgina Norton. Ning Zhou, Tim McGarry, and Tim Mottau ran great times for the men. Also running solid PRs were Meredith Nadler and Daniela Alvarado!

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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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