Weekly Wag

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


Local Competitive Corral in the NYC Marathon

If you’ve run these times since January 1, 2017, let me know and I’ll send you a link to fill out to enter the local competitive corral in the NYC Marathon:

Men Marathon Half-Marathon
18–34 2:53 or better 1:21 or better
35–39 2:55 or better 1:23 or better
40–44 2:58 or better 1:25 or better
45–49 3:05 or better 1:28 or better
50–54 3:14 or better 1:32 or better
55–59 3:23 or better 1:36 or better
60–64 3:34 or better 1:41 or better
65–69 3:45 or better 1:46 or better
70–74 4:10 or better* 1:57 or better
75–79 4:30 or better* 2:07 or better
80+ 4:55 or better* 2:15 or better

Women Marathon Half-Marathon
18–34 3:13 or better 1:32 or better
35–39 3:15 or better 1:34 or better
40–44 3:26 or better 1:37 or better
45–49 3:38 or better 1:42 or better
50–54 3:51 or better 1:49 or better
55–59 4:10 or better* 1:54 or better
60–64 4:27 or better* 2:02 or better
65–69 4:50 or better* 2:12 or better
70–74 5:30 or better* 2:27 or better
75–79 6:00 or better* 2:40 or better
80+ 6:35 or better* 2:50 or better

Run S.M.A.R.T. Program Roll-out

For information on the new Run S.M.A.R.T program the coaches are using, check out the presentation Megan put together here: http://dwrt.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/VDOT-Run-Smart-Dashing-Whippets-Presentation.pdf

After you sign up for the app, to get training plans pushed to you on the Run S.M.A.R.T. app, email .


Results – thanks a ton to Martina, who is writing up the results! If you have any non-NYRR results and would like to be featured on our Weekly Wag and have the result in our database, make sure to fill out the results form here: http://www.dashingwhippets.org/race-result-submission-form/

2018 Points Races


All of our apparel is now at one spot at our sponsor, Finish Line Physical Therapy at 119 West 23rd Street, 3rd Floor.

To order gear:

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/


Thank you to our race partners Philadelphia Marathon, Broad Street Run, Hartford Marathon and Fort Lauderdale A1A Marathon. See Meetup for $10 and 15% off discount codes for Hartford and Fort Lauderdale, here: https://www.meetup.com/dashing-whippets/messages/boards/thread/51701325/#131407614

DWRT’s 2018 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 is one of the co-founders of the Dashing Whippets with Rich.

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