The Dashing Whippets Running Team is a New York based running team that is founded on, and driven by, the diversity of our team members. With team members from all over the city, the country and the world, and with greatly different running goals, we find unity in recognizing and appreciating each others differences and our mutual enjoyment of running and participating in the New York running community and beyond.


Our goal is to help each other become the best runners that we can and to fulfill our potential as athletes – whether that is to run your first race, run a PR, a marathon, an ultra marathon or an Ironman – our team spirit, expert coaches and training plans will help you achieve and exceed your goals. As a team, we aspire to be a net contributor to the running community by hosting multiple training sessions per week for runners of all abilities and pace, maintaining a low annual membership fee that ensures we are open to all, cheering at races and giving back to the community through volunteering and fundraising for local nonprofit organizations.

For more information, please see our 2013 Annual Report and our 2014 Annual Report.

Our Club by-laws can be found here.

Our Club Conflicts of Interest Policy, under the RRCA and the New York Not-for-Profit Corporation Law can be found here.

Club Status

Dashing Whippets Running Team is a 501(c)(3) non-profit running organization operating under the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) and a club member of USA Track and Field (USATF).






Both men’s and women’s teams compete in the NYRR A divisions and in USATF races.

In 2012, the team received the Outstanding Club Website Award from RRCA and received New York Road Runners Annual Team Spirit Award.highres_406357102

Read about us in the Fall 2010 issue of NYRR Runner’s Magazine.
Also, watch an interview with Elizabeth Maiuolo on Gotta Run With Will.

We charge $30 in annual dues, but new members may try out the team for 90-days (more info).

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Dashing Whippets Running Team, Dashing Whippets, and the team’s logo and designs are registered trademarks of Dashing Whippets Running Team, Inc. Use of these trademarks without written permission from Dashing Whippets Running Team, Inc. is prohibited. This website was conceptualized by the Dashing Whippets website committee but designed and developed by Jerlyn Thomas. Many of the site-wide photography were taken by Ben Ko, Da Ping Luo and Tom Flanagan.