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 Partners for their generous support: NY Custom PT & Performance, Upper East Orthopaedics PC, RunnerClinicNYC, Body Balance Integrated Massage Therapy, SDL Performance Chiropractic, Bauer Dental Arts, Brooklyn Roasting Company, Strava, and Fitletic, Inc..


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/

  • At the 2016 NYRR Jingle Bell Jog, both the women and the men placed third!  Lauren Lopez (27:15) placed 7th in her AG. She was followed by Maggie Zhang (30:25); Daniela Alvarado (30:51); Jessie Zaccaro (31:04) and Serena Hui (31:41).  Mary Haskins (33:37) and Penelope Christophorou (34:20) placed 3rd and 6th in their AG.  William Washer (21:47) placed 5th OA and 2nd in his AG. He was followed by Stephen Seeler (25:35); Timothy Mottau (25:52-10th AG); David Valentino (25:58) and Michael Miller (26:05-8th AG).
  • At the 2016 NYRR Pete McArdle Cross Country 15K in Van Cotlandt Park, MacLean O’Donnel placed 2nd OA, finishing in 53:27. Jordan Rose (58:45) placed 4th OA and 2nd in his AG. John Obrien (1:17:16) placed 7th in his AG. Jerlyn Thomas (1:22:51) placed 9th in her AG.

2017 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.
Deals from our partners:


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, and RunnerClinic NYC.

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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