Weekly Wag

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

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/

  • The 2019 NYRR Washington Heights Salsa, Blues, and Shamrocks 5K was the first club-point race of the year and our women placed 3rd! Ellyn Atkinson (17:40) and Ingrid Wells (17:47) took 6th and 9th place OA for the women. Jennie Cohen (18:30); Alison Lindsay (18:43) and Genevieve Coffey (19:02) placed 10th, 5th and 10th in their AG.
  • The men took 5th place: Jordan ODonoghue (15:53); Spencer Zidarich (15:56) and Charles Kinzig (15:56) placed 9th, 10thand 5th in their AG. They were followed by Keaton Naff (16:07) and Stephen Bione (16:11).
  • The Masters 40+ men team took 5th place as well thanks to Matt Wong (17:57-8th AG); Bobby Liu (17:59 – 5th AG) and Joseph Lipari (18:14). The top three runners for the Masters 40+ women team were Satomi Sugishita (22:37-9th AG); Patricia Choux (22:37-5thAG) and Jacquii Alexander (23:40).
  • Karlo Mendoza (16:42) and Eric Xiao (16:59) placed 8th and 9th in their AG. Scott Batten placed 7th in his AG, finishing in 18:57. Christopher Pareja (20:53) and Mark Heller (21:13) placed 5th and 9th in their AG. Eris Saari (24:11) placed 10th in her AG.
  • John Emy finished the Tokyo Marathon in 3:42:09.
  • Laura Bouso placed 5th in her AG at the ALAMO 13.1 half marathon, finishing in 1:43:20.
  • Kristyn Smith ran a half marathon PR of 1:38:08 at the Cowtown Half.
  • Stephanie Gnoza completed the Black Canyon Ultras 60K in 8:48:02.

2019 Points Races

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 our new strength and mobility coach, Emmi Aguilldard, about it here to receive advice ASAP! http://bit.ly/DWRTinjuryq

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/51962123

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 2019 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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