The Dashing Whippets Running Team (DWRT) is proud to congratulate Ivette Mejia for qualifying for the U.S. Olympic Team Marathon Trials with a time of 2:38:24 at the Valencia Marathon. Ivette has been a Dashing Whippet member since 2018 and joins Jessica Chichester and Grace Bowen as the third Dashing Whippet to qualify for the trials!  She also holds the team’s half marathon record of 1:13:36.

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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