Weekly Wag

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

The Dashing Whippets Running Team thanks our 2015 Team Sponsors for their generous support of the club: RunnerClinicNYC, Generation UCan, Revolution in Motion, City Sports, and Fitletic, Inc.


Results – thanks a ton to Martina, who will be writing up the results going forward! If you have any results, make sure to email her.  Make sure to help us fill out our results database (update coming soon) by entering your non-NYRR results here: http://www.dashingwhippets.org/race-result-submission-form/

  • At the NYRR Grete’s Great Gallop 13.1M in Central Park last Sunday, both the women and the men got 4th place.
  • The women were led by Kim Martineau (1:29:01 – 3rd AG) and followed by Lara Kail (1:30:24 – 6st AG), Atlee Murphy (1:31:06), Franny Vignola (1:33:12), and Leah Robbins (1:33:32).
  • For the men, David Roeske came in first with a 1:14:46 (7th AG) and was followed by Chris Dawes (1:15:54 – 2nd AG), Jonathan Park (1:18:30), Eytan Kurshan (1:19:50), and Garrett Burger (1:21:09).
  • For the Masters, our women came in first once again thanks to Kim Martineau (1:29:01 – 3rd AG), Patricia Choux (1:34:00 – 5th AG), and Eileen Costa (1:39:43).
  • The men were 5th and were led by Chris Dawes (1:15:54 – 2nd AG), Bobby Liu (1:26:51), and Brian Donaghy (1:29:54).
  • At the NYRR Harry Murphy Cross Country 5K in Van Cortlandt Park, Mark Heller placed 2nd in his AG with a 0:21:18 and Michael Alcamo placed 6th in his AG with a 0:22:57.
  • At the Diva Half Marathon in Long Island, NY, Elizabeth Miller placed 1st in her AG and 4th overall running a PR of 1:34:30!
  • Kinna Harland represented the Whippets in Portland, OR, running a PR of 4:01:54!
  • Molly McEwan ran a PR of 1:53:37 at the Wineglass Half Marathon in Corning, NY!
  • New member, Mark Degenhart, ran his debut half marathon at the Bay Ridge Half in 1:19:56.

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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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