Weekly Wag

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

Team Party

Group volunteering

Races/Running

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/

  • The 2018 NYRR Ted Corbitt 15K was the last team-point race of 2018.
  • Our women placed 4th thanks to Suzanne Leslie (59:19-3rd AG); Laura Gann (59:56-5th AG); Lauren Dorsky (1:02:17-6th AG); Barbara Mann (1:02:23-3rd AG) and Emmi Aguillard (1:02:38).
  • Laureline Logiaco (1:03:41) placed 6th in her AG. Lauren Lopez (1:04:46) and Danielle Lipschutz (1:06:03) both placed 8th in their AG. Carol Stickler (1:08:51) and Laura Stephen (1:12:53) both placed 7th in their AG.
  • The men placed 5th. They were led by Ryan Prout (50:15); Spencer Zidarich (51:02) and Jordan ODonoghue (51:22), who placed 3rd, 9th and 10th in their AG. They were followed by James Stucker (52:58) and Frederick Hines (54:08).
  • Perry Anderson (56:39) placed 7th in his AG. Karlo Mendoza (54:10) and Frank Drury (1:04:03) both placed 8th in their AG.  Hamish Alexander ran an eight-minute PR, finishing in 1:14:22.
  • William Washer and Chris Forti represented us at the USATF National Club Cross Country Championships 10K, finishing in 37:11 and 39:01.
  • At the NYRR Night at the Races, Spencer Zidarich (4:37), Ryan Prout (4:48), Fred Hines (4:49), Noel Slater (5:19), Chris Forti (5:27), Michael Cosentino (5:18), and Matt Lehman (5:35) ran in the men’s mile. Helene Svane won the women’s mile in 5:04!
  • Helene Svane (2:21) and Laura Gann (2:21) were first and second in the women’s 800. Matthew Wong (2:09), Ryan Prout (2:13), Chris Coulston (2:14), Michael Cosentino (2:25), Matthew Lehman (2:33), and Noel Slater (2:41) ran the men’s 800.
  • The 5x5x200 (5000 meter) relay of Matthew Wong, Laura Gann, Noel Slater, Ryan Prout, and Chris Coulston broke 13 minutes with a 12:58. The “Flying Dogs” relay of Michael Cosentino, Matthew Lehman, Helene Svane, Kate Gustafson, and a fifth person I can’t remember (sorry!) ran 14:02!

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
New training plans coming out in the next week!

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/

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 coaches@dashingwhippets.org.

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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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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