Weekly Wag

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

2019 Team Points Races
The 2019 team points races have been announced. There will now be 9 races instead of 11, dropping the Mile and Percy Sutton this year. The points races will be:

1. Washington Heights 5K: https://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2019/nyrr-washington-heights-salsa-blues-and-shamrocks-5k
2. UAE Healthy Kidney 10K: https://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2019/uae-healthy-kidney-10k
3. Popular Brooklyn Half
4. NYRR Queens 10K
5. Team Championships
6. New Balance Bronx 10 Mile
7. NYRR Staten Island Half
8. TCS New York City Marathon
9. NYRR Ted Corbitt 15K

Updates

Results
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 Jingle Bell Jog 5K, both the men and the women placed 2nd.  Ryan Prout WON the race, finishing in 16:24.Michael Cosentino (18:18) and Mitchell Gouzenko (20:24) finished 3rd and 5th in their AG. Raymond McConville and Jonathan Thompson finished in 20:24 and 20:27.  Suzanne Leslie placed 3rd OA for the women, finishing in 19:18. Margaret Harpin (21:10) and June Luo (21:22) placed 7th and 10th in their AG. They were followed by Sophie Buszwatiuk (21:35) and Rachel Wheeler (21:52-7th AG).
  • Naomi Keena (22:07) and Satomi Sugishita (22:45) placed 8th and 3rd in their AG. Laura Stephen (23:20) and Meghan Hom (24:35) both placed 2nd in their AG. Mary Haskins placed 5th in her AG, finishing in 24:35.
  • At the NYRR Pete McArdle Cross Country (15K), Matthieu Grigoresco placed 5th OA, finishing in 1:00:28. Peter Goldwasser (1:06:55) and Joseph Lipari (1:08:46) placed 1st and 2nd in their AG. Kevin Vogt placed 10th in his AG, finishing in 1:10:27. Cliff Collins (1:39:46) and Sheril Lawson (1:40:25) paced 7th and 6th in their AG.
  • It was a great day for our Whippets at the California International Marathon! Grace Bowen broke the 3 hour-barrier, finishing in 2:55:03. Samantha Creath and Dennis Ryan ran a PR of 2:49:25 and 3:05:57 respectively.
  • Jonathan Epstein won the Bed-Stuy 6th Annual Turkey Trot 5k , finishing in 19:30.
  • Raymond McConville (3:16:23) and Brenton Shelby (3:18:53) represented us at the Philadelphia Marathon. Jenna Moulton ran the half marathon in 1:28:29.
  • Lauren Lopez placed 2nd in her AG at the Drumstick Dash (4.6m), finishing in 29:22.
  • Kristen Beren ran the Fragile X Strides 5K in 24:54, placing 3rd OA for the women.

2019 Points Races
1. Washington Heights 5K: https://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2019/nyrr-washington-heights-salsa-blues-and-shamrocks-5k
2. UAE Healthy Kidney 10K: https://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2019/uae-healthy-kidney-10k
3. Popular Brooklyn Half
4. NYRR Queens 10K
5. Team Championships
6. New Balance Bronx 10 Mile
7. NYRR Staten Island Half
8. TCS New York City Marathon
9. NYRR Ted Corbitt 15K

Apparel
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

Acupuncture Deal at Runner Clinic NYC 
Wellness Partner Runner Clinic NYC and our teammate Russ Stram congratulate the team on its marathon results and offer the following through the end of the year: (1) Book two sessions for the price of one; or (2) Book one and get a gift session to give to a friend at no charge. Thanks, Russ! Details: http://www.runnerclinicnyc.com/

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

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 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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