Weekly Wag

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



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/

  • Our men placed 1st at the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon Training Series 18M. Nick Grinlinton (1:58:19) placed 5th in his AG. He was followed by David Goldfarb (1:58:20-3rd AG); Kyle Oppenheimer (2:00:06-4th AG); Olivier Dessyn (2:04:14-6th AG) and Hiroyuki Tamura (2:09:52).
  • The women placed 2nd thanks to Maggie Mocete (2:14:29-6th AG); Lacey Greenwalt (2:21:31-7th AG); Elena Varas Saiz (2:22:58-8th AG); Adiel Schmidt (2:25:29-9th AG) and Natalie Kurzyna (2:28:30).
  • Erin Seglem placed 1st OA for the women at the NYRR 2018 Kurt Steiner Cross Country 5K, finishing in 22:18. Mark Heller (25:20) and Megan Jones (29:37) placed 2nd and 7th in their AG.
  • We had some outstanding performances at the BMW Berlin Marathon! Richard Nacin (2:59:31) and Matan Korrub (2:58:22) ran their first sub-3 marathon! Young Cho ran a PR of 03:00:22. Congratulations also to Meghan Bongartz (03:12:43); Lindsay Albala (3:20:50); Rose Willey (3:25:11) and Alex Demosthenes (3:32:46).
  • Ivette Mejia, Samantha Creath, Alana Kopelson, and Katherine Edwards, represented us at the Rock n Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon, finishing in 1:14:55, 1:23:54, 1:28:55, and 1:29:08.
  • Stephen Gnoza placed 8th OA (2nd AG) at the Boulder Field 18-miler Trail Race, finishing in 2:34:30. Stephanie Gnoza ran the Boulder Field 50K, finishing in 7:41:46.
  • Luis Lopez-Oliveros (19:47) placed 9th in his AG at the Go Nuts for Donuts 5K.
  • At the Miles for Manufacturing 5k, Adam Beilman (19:13) beat his high school PR and placed 3rd in his 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/

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 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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