Weekly Wag

Welcome to this week’s edition of our weekly news and events roundup of all things Whippet-related. (I’m sorry it’s a bit late this week.)

The Dashing Whippets Running Team thanks our 2016 Team Sponsors for their generous support of the club: RunnerClinicNYC, Brooklyn Roasting Company, Strava, and Fitletic, Inc.

Track Meet

The track meet is next week! Make sure to register soon so we have good information to make heats and seed everyone! Register here and share it with friends!  http://trackmeet.dashingwhippets.org


Results – thanks a ton to Martina, who is writing up the results! 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 by entering your non-NYRR results here:http://www.dashingwhippets.org/race-result-submission-form/

  • We had 34 Whippets conquering the 120th Boston Marathon on a pretty hot Patriots Day! Our women took 6th place thanks to Christine Hoffmann (3:05:10); Chandler Rainey (3:06:08) and Michaela Skloven (3:12:49). Congrats on their outstanding PRs to: Zachary Shtogren (2:57:21); Tim Plakas (2:58:09); Atlee Murphy (3:19:05); Tiffany Golden-Stone (3:22:40); Martina Di Marco (3:23:07) and Eileen Costa (3:32:51).
  • At the NYRR 2016 MORE/SHAPE Women’s Half-Marathon, Carol Stickler (1:37:34) placed 7th in her AG and Megan Jones (1:45:03) ran an 8-second course PR!
  • At the George Wodicka 5K, William Griffith placed 1st in his AG and 5th OA, finishing in a time of 19:40.
  • At the NYC Runs Queens Half, Katie Stiles (1:32:43) placed 1st in her AG and was the 4th woman OA.

Press Digest
Pair who wed at London Marathon split over fling with faster woman at running club: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/pair-who-wed-london-marathon-7817984

Points Races


For a limited time, we are reducing the price of our singlets and long sleeved shirts from $25 to $20. Jackets are still $110. While supplies last, you can get a “2015” short sleeved shirt for free with a purchase. Apparel will be available at Custom PT at the seminar tonight!

See info below:

Training Plans

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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