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. 


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 a great showing at the Al Goldstein #5 5K in Prospect Park last Wednesday! Mark Degenhart placed first OA, finishing in 16:20. Eric Morley (17:05) placed 4th OA. Tessa Benau, who ran a PR of 19:19, was the first woman OA. Theresa Tufaro (20:15) and Kim Velsey (20:42) followed right after, placing 2nd and 3rd for the women.
  • At NYRR Tuesday Night Speed Series on July 12, Olivier Wijtenburg took 1st place in the 800m, finishing in 2:00.3. Jonathan Kline competed in the 400m, finishing in 1:13.3. Chris Forti finished the 3200m race in 11:33.
  • Taylor Hartstein finished the VT 100 Endurance Run in 20:12:21!
  • Congrats to Jerlyn Thomas for finishing the Panasonic NYC Triathlon, her first Olympic distance triathlon, in 2:47:57!
  • Roman Matuska placed 6th for the men and 11th OA at the Montour 24 Endurance Run in Danville, PA.
  • At the Party with Purpose 5K in Hoboken, NJ, Jordan Rose (17:16) placed 9th OA and 4th in his AG.

Points Races


Training Plans

DWRT on Strava

The DWRT have adopted Strava as our key community-building platform. Please feel free to join (it’s free) and link your GPS watch, or log and monitor your workouts. You can set any workout as “private,” or you can share your routes and give kudos and comment on our friends’ workouts. Please join the team’s group, as our target is to have 300 of our teammates participating on the platform by December.

Adidas club run 6:30 pmAugust 10.

The DWRT is pleased to be one of the lead team partners to Adidas, one of the world’s largest retailer of high-quality sportswear and running gear. Our next Adidas run is Wednesday, August 10, at 6:30 pm at the Adidas store, Broadway and Houston Street. Bag drop is available.

DWRT’s Wellness Partners

Thank you again to our team’s Wellness Partners. This month, we are pleased to welcome Body Balance Integrated Massage, one of New York’s finest sports massage therapists. Body Balance Integrated Massage joins our roster of top Wellness Partners, which include Upper East Orthopaedics, P.C., RunnerClinic NYC, NY Custom PT & Performance Center, SDL Sports and Performance Chiropractic, and Bauer Dental Arts. We encourage all teammates to get to know our Wellness Partners, who are committed to keeping us healthy, strong and fast.

DWRT’s Team Sponsors

We could not do what we do with our Sponsors. Please join us in thanking and recommending our Team Sponsors: Fitletic, Inc., HomeAdvisor.com, Strava, Inc, RunnerClinic NYC, and Adidas.

More about Matt

Matt is one of the co-founders of the Dashing Whippets with Rich.

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