Weekly Wag

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

Team Party

Races Nearing Capacity

If an upcoming race is nearing capacity and you want to do it, make sure to register! It’s almost impossible to get in once the race fills up.

Other Updates

Local Competitive Corral for the NYC Marathon

If you’ve run one of the times below, let me know and I will send you the link to be entered in the local competitive corral in the marathon.

Men                         Marathon                      Half-Marathon

18–34                   2:53 or better                 1:21 or better

35–39                   2:55 or better                 1:23 or better

40–44                   2:58 or better                 1:25 or better

45–49                   3:05 or better                 1:28 or better

50–54                   3:14 or better                 1:32 or better

55–59                   3:23 or better                 1:36 or better


18–34                   3:13 or better                 1:32 or better

35–39                   3:15 or better                 1:34 or better

40–44                   3:26 or better                 1:37 or better

45–49                   3:38 or better                 1:42 or better

50–54                   3:51 or better                 1:49 or better

55–59                   4:10 or better*               1:54 or better

60–64                   4:27 or better*               2:02 or better


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/

  • We had some strong performances on the 4th of July at the Firecracker 5k and 10k in Governors Island: Nick Grinlinton (17:39) placed 6th OA for the men and Jessica Chen (19:03) placed 3rd OA for the women in the 5K. In the 10K, Laura Gann (37:24) was the 2nd woman OA and Cameron Coneys (32:22) was the 2ndmen OA.
  • Dave McGrath placed 3rd overall at the Kona Marathon, finishing in 3:12:37.
  • Brian Reis ran a new 10K PR of 35:02 at the Peachtree Road Race. Alexander Arslan finished in 35:33.

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

BOA Shorts Discount Code

Rabbit Apparel Discount Code

DWRT Chapters
We now have four chapters of the team! If you have friends in Boston, Westcheester, or NJ, please send them the following links:

Massage Discount
Sarah Sanborn, our massage partner, has a special rate for us:

  • 1 massage: $126 per massage (10% off the usual price of $140)
  • 2 massages: $245
  • 3 massages: $360
  • 5 massages: $550

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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