Weekly Wag

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


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/

  • At the NYRR 2018 France Run (8K), our women placed 1st. Barbara Mann (32:45); Lauren Lopez (33:09) and Lauren Dorsky (33:19) placed 2nd, 4th and 3rd in their AG. They were followed by Margaret Harpin (37:03) and Alyce Ge (39:56).  The men placed 2nd thanks to Kerome Bramwell (29:05-6th AG); Eric Buscarino (30:17-7th AG); Chris Forti (30:39-5th AG); Stephan Brohme (31:39-3rd AG) and Tom Morgan (32:41).  Mitchell Gouzenko (34:08) and Brett Slater (34:40) placed 8th and 6th in their AG.
  • Three brave Whippets represented us at the Pike’s Peak Marathon in Manitou Springs, CO! Stephen Gnoza (5:46:43); Michael Miller (7:13:48) and Stephanie Gnoza (8:18:12) climbed 7,815 ft to reach the finish line located at 14,115 ft!
  • Jeremy Arthur placed 10th OA and 3rd in his AG at the Brooklyn Mile last Sunday, finishing in 4:44.
  • Kristyn Smith finished the Revel Mount Hood Marathon in 3:33:45, placing 10th in her AG.

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

Massage Packages at Body Balance NYC
Nicole, at our massage partner – Body Balance NYC is offering us some great massage packages. Check them out here: https://bodybalancenyc.com/Dashing-Whippets-packages/

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/

Race Partners
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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