Weekly Wag

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

Note: We now have our singlets at Russ’s office. Please see here for information and make sure to RSVP and pay for the singlet before picking up so Russ won’t have to deal with cash! http://www.meetup.com/dashing-whippets/events/222495243/
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  • DWRT came in fourth place in both the open men’s and women’s divisions and also stayed in first place overall in the women’s masters and men’s 50+ divisions. The men were led by Hugh Parker, who ran an outstanding 2 minute PR with a 1:12:24. Other great performances, included Skyler Mosenthal, Chris Dawes, Matt Boughton, and Jordan Rose, who led 9 men to under 1:20. 9 other men ran under 1:23.
  • Henrietta Aitken also had a huge PR, running 1:24:54. Jennie Cohen was right behind in 1:25:47. Jesse Baldwin-Philippi and Laura Huselton ran under 1:28 and 5 other women ran under 1:30.

An update on team standings:

  • Open men: We moved up into a tie with Warren Street for 4th place (18 points). We are ahead of VCTC (13), NBR (12), and the Harriers (11)
  • Open women: We are still in third place with 28 points. We are ahead of Greater NY (20), VCTC (15), NBR (15), and Henwood Hounds (12)
  • Masters men: We moved up one spot to 6th place with 16 points. We are 1 point behind NYAC and 5 behind Urban Athletics and just ahead of VCTC (14), NBR (12) and GNY (11)
  • Masters women: We are still in first place! CPTC did make up 2 points on us though and are now only 4 points behind. GNY is in third with 21 points
  • 50+ men: We are still in first place here too! However, WSX did make up a few points and is only 1 point behind. Brooklyn RRC is 7 points back with 28 points.

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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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