Weekly Wag

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

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 Women’s Open Team placed 2nd at the 2019 Achilles Hope & Possibility 4M. Lauren Dorsky and Stefanie Spanfeller placed 6th and 8th OA, finishing in 25:24 and 26:27. Jenny DiMascioDonohue (27:24) placed 3rd in her AG. She was followed by Cheryl Goldwasser (28:43) and Elisabetta Benini (30:06).
  • The Men took 3rd placed 3rd thanks to Michael Fosco (23:34-9th AG); Josef Ziegler (25:21); Manus O’Callaghan (25:28); Timothy Pedrotty (26:03) and Tom McNeill (26:06).
  • Brian Saavedra (26:07) and Brett Slater (27:17) placed 9th and 2nd in their AG.  Tovy Vu (30:44) and Patricia Tirona (31:41) placed 7th and 9th in their AG.
  • Samantha Creath ran a PR of 2:47:26 at the Grandmas Marathon, which is the current 2019 women’s record for the marathon. Michael Monroe had a strong performance as well, finishing in 2:58:18.
  • We had some great performances at the Brooklyn Mile from Grace Bowen (5:07); Emmi Aguillard (5:08); Karlo Mendoza (4:42); Terrence McGovern (4:56); Darragh Halpenny (4:46); Laura Gann (5:15); Jenny Swan (42); Katherine Edwards (5:46); Emma Krasovich (5:56) and Chris Forti (5:13).
  • Jacquii Alexander and Hamish Alexander both ran a PR at the BAA Boston 10k, finishing in 47:47 and 45:14.
  • Darragh Halpenny (16:12) placed 8th OA at the Tuesday Night Speed Series 5000m race.

Pride Run results coming next week!

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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More about Matt

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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