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 Open Class Women Team placed 2nd at the 2019 United Airlines NYC Half thanks to Emmi Aguillard (1:23:23); Kendall Lyons (1:27:12); Rose Willey (1:28:40); Nikki Salenetri (1:29:35) and Catherine Novack (1:29:39).  Lillian Alvarado placed 6th in her AG, finishing in 1:38:47.
  • On the men side, Charles Kinzig (1:11:40); Josh Arden (1:15:18) and David Roeske (1:15:29) placed 10th, 8th and 9th in their AG. Ralf Holzer placed 8th in his AG, finishing in 1:23:45.
  • The following team members represented us at the Front Runners New York Indoor Track Meet: Katherine Edwards (Mile – 05:50/2nd WOA); Frederick Hines (Mile – 04:54/9th OA); Jonathan Epstein (Mile – 04:57/10th OA; 800m – 2:26; 400m – 01:00; 200m – 00:28); Joseph Lipari (800m – 2:19); Scott Batten (800m – 2:21; 400m – 1:03; 200m – 00:29).
  • Laura Gann was the 1st woman OA at the Nashville Music City half marathon, where she finished in 1:22:20.
  • Kathleen Servidea placed 2nd OA for the women at the WSSAC St. Patrick’s Day 4 Mile, finishing in 25:01.

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

New Members
If you are a new member of the Dashing Whippets, please join us on Mondays for the New Member and Easy Run, out of Amity Hall. Our website has a new page with FAQs for new members: http://www.dashingwhippets.org/for-new-members/

Run S.M.A.R.T. Program Roll-out
For information on the new Run S.M.A.R.T/VDOT 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/51962123

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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