Weekly Wag

Welcome to this week’s edition of our weekly news and events roundup of all things Whippet-related.

Updates

Results
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 fill out the results form below.

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/

  • Congratulations to Jonathan Kline for being named the USATF-NY Masters Runner of the Month for December for his performance in the Ted Corbitt 15k: http://newyork.usatf.org/News/DecemberAOM.aspx
  • At the NYRR Night at the Races Meet 2, Meghan Bonghartz (3:16.83) and Karlo Mendoza (2:52.46) represented us in the 1000m. Meghan set a new team record for the women.
  • Jeremy Arthur (1:34.14) broke the team’s 600m indoor record. Meghan Bonghartz finished the race in 1:52.74.
  • We had the following team members competing in the 3000m: Hugh Parker (8:55.78); Karlo Medoza (9:35.18); Young Cho (10:41.01) and Carly Graham (10:41.78).

2018 Points Races
1. Washington Heights 5K (3/4/2018): http://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2018/nyrr-washington-heights-salsa-blues-and-shamrocks-5k
2. UAE Healthy Kidney 10K (4/29/2018): http://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2018/uae-healthy-kidney-10k
3. Brooklyn Half (5/19/2018): http://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2018/popular-brooklyn-half
4. Queens 10K (6/16/2018)
5. Team Champs (7/28/2018)
6. Percy Sutton 5K (8/25/2018)
7. NYRR 5th Avenue Mile (9/9/2018)
8. Bronx 10M (9/30/2018)
9. Staten Island Half (10/14/2018)
10. TCS NYC Marathon (11/4/2018)
11. Ted Corbitt 15K (12/8/2018)

Apparel

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Training Plans

Injury Questions for Finish Line Physical Therapy
Have an ache or pain? Ask a physical therapy professional about it here to receive advice ASAP! http://bit.ly/DWRTinjuryq

New Members
If you are a new member of the Dashing Whippets, please join us on Mondays for the New Member and Easy Run, out of Amity Hall. Our website has a new page with FAQs for new members: http://www.dashingwhippets.org/for-new-members/

Running Warehouse

If you shop for running gear at http://www.runningwarehouse.com, make sure to use the team discount code for 15% off. If it doesn’t work online, some brands don’t allow it through the site, but you can get the discount if you call in your order. Discount here: https://www.meetup.com/dashing-whippets/messages/boards/thread/10793056

BOA Shorts Discount Code
If you want some cool running apparel, check out the 20% off code at this great shorts/running clothes maker: https://www.meetup.com/dashing-whippets/boards/thread/51227248. Check out their site here: https://www.boausa.com/

Rabbit Apparel Discount Code
We have a new team discount code for Rabbit Apparel, which has some really nice looking shirts, singlets, and other running apparel. Here’s the site:https://www.runinrabbit.com/ And the code is here: https://www.meetup.com/dashing-whippets/boards/thread/51263666

DWRT’s 2017 Wellness Partners and Sponsors

For health and wellness needs, please consider our Wellness Partners. Thank you, Wellness Partners!

Thank you also to our friends at DermalMedix, Amity Hall, and Running Warehouse!

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Matt

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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