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 2016 Team Sponsors for their generous support of the club: RunnerClinicNYC, Brooklyn Roasting Company, Strava, Fitletic, Inc, and adidas.


Points Races

Results – thanks a ton to Martina, who is writing up the results!
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/

  • The NYRR Retro 4-Miler was the fourth club point-race of the year. Our women took third place. Elizabeth Laseter (23:41) and Bianca Jackson (23:52) were in the top 10 for the women. Brigette Kolson (24:38) and Francesca DeLucia (24:38) placed 6th and 7th in their AG. Kim Martineau (25:10) was the 1st woman in her AG.
  • Our men came in 7th (6th in the A Division). They were led by Olivier Wijtenburg (21:03), who was 9th in his AG, and followed by Ned Cunningham (21:43); Will Guzick (22:04); Jordan Rose (22:22) and Spencer Zidarich (22:29).
  • The Masters Women’s Team took third place thanks to Kim Martineau (25:10-1st AG); Patricia Choux (27:14-4th AG) and Laura Stephen (29:34-6th AG).
  • The Masters Men’s Team came in 5th thanks to Jonathan Kline (22:51), who was 2nd in his AG; Frank Drury (23:49-4th AG) and Seoung Hoon Kang (24:14-7th AG).
  • Congrats to Perry Anderson (25:35) and Kristen Levy (27:09) on their PRs!
  • At the GW Bridge Challenge 10K, Rick Thiounn finished 4th OA and 1st in his AG, running a time of 38:12, which was a 56-second PR for him!
  • At the Girls on the Run 5K in Monmouth, Kristen Beren won her AG, finishing in a time of 24:57. Liza Cao placed 2nd in her AG, finishing in a time of 26:05.


For a limited time, we are reducing the price of our singlets and long sleeved shirts from $25 to $20. Jackets are still $110. 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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