Weekly Wag/Annual Report

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

Check out our 2014 Annual Report here:  http://files.meetup.com/1454408/DWRT%202014%20Annual%20Report.pdf

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  • The Whippets had an amazing performance at the 2015 Boston Marathon. First, the open women placed fourth overall in the most elite marathon in the world!
  • The women were led by Natalie Busby and Carolina Pena, who both ran under 3:00. Francesca Delucia was close behind with a 3:05:42. Chandler Rainey ran 3:11:32. Emi Matsuyama, Emily Raisch, Jennifer Marino-Gabrielli, Valerie Smith, and Leah Robbins all ran under 3:30 with Christine Peddy, Andrea Leshak, Maria Jonsdottir, Virna Di Palma, Caroline Dampier, Eileen Costa, Jen Herring, and Megan Barstow all running solid races as well. Jen Herring’s performance ranked third in the visually impaired division!
  • Chris Dawes paced the men’s team with a new team masters record of 2:40:29. He was closely followed by Garrett Burger, Ning Zhou, and Josh Whitcraft, all of whom broke 2:50. Fred Hines, Taylor Hartstein, Tim Plakas, Xavi Giro, Andrew Hadro, and JP Desjardins all ran under 3:00, with Steve Wo, David Parkinson, Ab Brody, and Joe Delano breaking 3:10!
  • The Dashing Whippets women won the NYRR More Women’s Half Marathon! Katie Edwards ran 1:33:45, Patricia Choux ran 1:36:22, Carol Stickler 1:38:24, Samantha Creath 1:39:15, and Atlee Murphy 1:39:34. Other solid performers included Jerlyn Thomas, Jen Hom, May Lai, and Kate Lee.

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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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