DWRT is proud to announce its 2018 Performance Team.  To qualify for the Performance Team, a runner must satisfy these minimum requirements:

  • Run at least one NYRR points race
  • Be a member in good standing of the Dashing Whippets Running Team
  • Be a member in good standing of NYRR
  • Have run a NYRR team points race under the team name since October 1, 2017
  • Have achieved one of the time standards below or achieved a time over 82% Age Grade in a race 5k or longer since January 1, 2018 (track or USATF-certified course)

The committee may admit members to the Performance Team who are close to the qualifying time.

Men Women
Mile 4:30 5:05
5K 16:20 18:20
4 Miles 21:30 24:00
5 Miles 27:00 30:20
10K 34:00 38:00
15K 52:30 58:30
10 Miles 55:30 1:03:00
Half Marathon 1:15:00 1:24:00
Marathon 2:37:00 2:57:00

DWRT Performance Team members receive race support for NYRR points races in 2018.  Athletes satisfying the above requirements and achieving the time standard automatically qualify for the team.  Athletes close to the standards can submit (email matt@dashingwhippets.org) an application to be reviewed by a committee of board members and DWRT coaches.

The 2018 DWRT Performance Team

Women:

Jessica Chichester (2:45:36 – 2018 Boston Marathon, 1:18:15 – 2018 NYC Half, 1:18:39 – 2018 Brooklyn Half, 17:53 – 2018 Washington Heights 5k)

Jessy Scarpone (1:19:19 – 2018 Brooklyn Half, 37:16 – 2018 Healthy Kidney 10k)

Ivette Mejia (1:14:55 – 2018 Philadelphia Half Marathon, 57:46 – Medtronic TC 10 Mile)

Ingrid Wells (29:10 – 2018 Team Championships 5M, 17:45 – 2018 NYRR Brooklyn R-U-N 5k)

Anoush Shehadeh (1:20:54 – 2018 Brooklyn Half, 23:39 – 2018 Run as One 4M)

Laura Gann (1:22:27 – 2018 Brooklyn Half, 1:25:37 – 2018 NYC Half)

Grace Bowen (1:22:00 – 2018 Brooklyn Half, 38:50 – 2018 Healthy Kidney 10k, 23:46, 2018 Run as One 4M)

Brigette Kolson (18:25 – 2018 Washington Heights 5k)

Kathleen Servidea (1:23:40 – 2018 Brooklyn Half, 24:12 – 2018 Boomers 4M)

Emmi Aguillard (1:23:11 – 2018 Brooklyn Half)

Molly Wawrzyniak (1:23:05 – 2018 Brooklyn Half, 38:32 – 2018 Healthy Kidney 10k)

Samantha Creath (1:23:53 – 2018 Rock and Roll Philadelphia Half)

Carly Graham (5:03 – 2018 Fifth Avenue Mile)

Men:

Mark Hess (1:09:50 – 2018 Brooklyn Half, 31:47 – 2018 Prospect Park 10k)

Keaton Naff (1:12:04 – 2018 Brooklyn Half, 32:49 – 2018 Healthy Kidney 10k, 16:16 – 2018 Washington Heights 5k)

Cory Helder (1:12:14 – 2018 Brooklyn Half, 33:27 – 2018 Healthy Kidney 10k)

Karlo Mendoza (1:13:03 – 2018 Brooklyn Half, 34:15 – 2018 Healthy Kidney 10k)

Hugh Parker (50:05 – 2017 Ted Corbitt 15k, 2:34:15 – 2017 New York City Marathon, 15:15 – 2018 NYRR Night at the Races 5000 meters)

Jordan O’Donoghue (1:12:55 – 2018 Brooklyn Half)

Spencer Zidarich (1:13:52 – 2018 Brooklyn Half, 34:21 – 2018 Healthy Kidney 10k, 16:12 – 2018 Washington Heights 5k)

Ned Cunningham (16:13 – 2018 Washington Heights 5k)

Olivier Wijtenburg (20:14 – 2018 Al Gordon 4M, 4:14 – NYRR Night at the Races 1 mile)

William Washer (34:32 – 2018 Healthy Kidney 10k, 2:36:54 – 2018 Houston Marathon)

Jonathan Kline (17:40 – 2018 Washington Heights 5k (88.21% AG))

Zach Custer (33:48 – 2018 Prospect Park 10k, 1:14:11 – 2018 Brooklyn Half)

Jeremy Arthur (1:15:08 – 2018 Brooklyn Half, 16:32 – 2018 Washington Heights 5k)

Stephen Bione (54:29 – 2018 Bronx 10M)