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, and Fitletic, Inc.


Results – thanks a ton to Martina, who will be writing up the results going forward! If you have any results and would like to be featured on our Weekly Wag, 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/

Our Whippets surely earned their turkey on Thanksgiving Day!

  • At the Wellesley Turkey Trot 5K, Jordan Rose placed 2nd in his AG and 6th OA finishing in a time of 17:09.
  • At the Gobble gobble gobble 4M, Franny Vignola ran a 27:44.
  • Amy May was the 3rd female at the 34th Annual Ridgefield Turkey Trot 5K, finishing in 20:41.
  • At the Lou Marli 66th annual turkey trot 3M run in Staten Island, Ryan Hepworth ran a 16:52 and Caitlin Jones ran a 24:48.
  • Daniil Bilov (30:09) and Sarah Tin (41:41) represented us at the Ashenfelter 8k Classic.
  • We had a big turnout at the Prospect Park Turkey Trot 5M! Andrew Hadro (29:30 – 7th OA) and Joe Delano (31:14) both placed first in their AG! Brian Donaghy placed 3rdin his AG with a time of 33:06. We also had strong performances from Daniela Alvarado (39:01), Nicole Connely (41:47), Cricky Cicchetti (44:34), and Valerie Baker (50:12).
  • At the Face to Face 23rd Annual Turkey Trot 5M, Ned Cunningham placed 2nd in his AG and 3rd OA with a time of 27:31.
  • Lara Kail ran a 20:17 at the Upper Saddle River 5K, placing 1st in her AG and 6th for the women.
  • At the Massapequa Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot 5K, Young Cho placed 9th in his AG with a time of 20:02.
  • Cassie Wallace was the 3rd woman (1st AG) at the Salvation Army Turkey Trot 5k, finishing in 20:34.
  • At the Notre Dame Turkey Day 5K, Molly McEwan ran a PR of 24:45, placing 9th in her AG.
  • On November 22, some Whippets represented us at the NYRR Pete McArdle Cross Country 15K in Van Cortland Park. Joe Delano placed 2nd in his AG and 7th OA with a time of 1:03:28. Cassie Wallace was the first woman with a time of 1:09:33. Dioris Romero (1:15:09) placed 1st in her AG and was the 5th woman. John Obrien (1:16:01) placed 3rd in his AG. Brittany Haynes ran a 1:17:35 and placed 6th in her AG.

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