Weekly Wag

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

Team Survey
We’ve had a great response so far, with close to 160 members filling out the team survey. If you haven’t yet, please do so soon. The link is: http://tinyurl.com/y2l9gfnj

Races Nearing Capacity

Other Updates

VDOT Training Plans 
If you would like to sign up for the training plans on our VDOT app, see the links below:

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 men took 4th place at the 2019 NYRR Queens 10K. Cameron Coneys (32:47) and Alexander Arslan (32:56) placed 5th and 7th in their AG. Jeremy Arthur (32:59) and Spencer Zidarich (33:28) placed 8th and 10thin their AG. Keaton Naff was our 5th man and finished in 33:29.
  • Khia Kurtenbach (36:06) and Ellyn Atkinson (37:36) placed 1st and 3rd in their AG and helped the women securing 4th place. They were followed by Jessica Chichester (37:53-7th AG); Genevieve Coffey (40:25 – 8thAG) and Molly Wawrzyniak (40:37 – 9th AG).
  • The Men’s Masters Team took 3rd place thanks to Jordan Wolff (35:33 – 1st AG); Frederick Hines (36:18 – 7th AG) and Troy Squire (36:22 – 8th AG).
  • Julie McElroy (41:00 – 1st AG); Barbara Mann (41:50 – 2nd AG) and Selina Satoko Highstein (49:13) led the Women’s Masters Team to 5th place.
  • Our men’s 50+ team placed second and our women’s 50+ team placed third!
  • Joseph Pennacchio (38:49) and Scott Batten (39:49) placed 9th and 7th in their AG.  Rose Willey (40:38) placed 10th in her AG.  Brian Reis placed 10th OA and 2nd in his AG at the Brooklyn Mile, finishing in 04:42.
  • Dina Ramadane ran a 18:49 at the NYRR Tuesday Night Speed Series #1 5K, placing 2nd OA.
  • Frank Drury (1:43:01) and Kristen Elkins (1:36:04) represented us at the New Paltz Challenge Half Marathon, placind 2nd and 3rd in their AG.

2019 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 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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