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.

The Dashing Whippets Running Team is a 501(c)(3) non-profit running organization operating under the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA). In 2012, the team received the Outstanding Club Website Award from RRCA and received New York Road Runners Annual Team Spirit Award.

Read about us in the Fall 2010 issue of NYRR Runner's Magazine and watch an interview with Elizabeth 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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Recent Meetups

  • Yesterday · 6:00 AM

    Wednesday Morning Run

    2 Dashing Whippets

    Elizabeth and Gary will lead a run at 6:00 am on Wednesdays.  You can use this as a recovery run or as a way to do the Tuesday evening workout.  Please post your pace in... Learn more
  • 2 days ago · 7:00 PM

    Central Park Training Run

    39 Dashing Whippets

    Our Tuesday night Central Park training workouts are typically tempo runs or hill repeats.  These workouts are usually very well attended with a wide variety of paces.... Learn more
  • 2 days ago · 7:00 PM

    Prospect Park Training Run

    6 Dashing Whippets

    We will be doing a Prospect Park training run meeting at the Grand Army Plaza Entrance to the Park (right outside the Park) at 7:00 PM. The planned run will be posted at... Learn more
  • 2 days ago · 6:00 PM

    JackRabbit Marathon FAQ Panel

    3 Dashing Whippets

    Our friends at JackRabbit Sports are holding a Marathon FAQ panel at their Union Square location. It will be followed by their regular group run afterward, so no need to... Learn more
  • 3 days ago · 7:00 PM

    Fueling YOUR Body - Nutrition Seminar

    21 Dashing Whippets

    Understanding your body’s nutritional needs and the optimal amounts of key nutrients it requires is a difficult task for many of us. Nutritionist and runner Katie Casto... Learn more
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  • New comment
    David L. David L. commented on Grete's Great Gallop
    38m ago
    David L.

    "Does anyone know where I might be able to get a team singlet before the race?"

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  • Group Review
    JOAN JOAN­ wrote a group review
    "Awesome team !! I love Scott B training plan . Whippet - fast, well organized and friendly."
  • New Member
    Roman Roman­ joined
  • New comment
    Rob J. Rob J. commented on Boston Marathon
    Rob J.

    "Anyone know how I can get a bib? Not a qualifier. Charity slots?"

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  • New comment
    Kino Kino­ commented on Boston Marathon

    "I'll be cheering again in Wellesley, on the runner'­s left side, by the CVS after the nice downhill."

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    Patricia T. Patricia T. commented on Boston Marathon
    Patricia T.

    "I'll be there to cheer and run the 5K. Great job to all BQ'ers­!"

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  • New Discussion
    Matthew Matthew­ started Weekly Wag

    "Welcome to this week's edition of our weekly news and events roundup of all things Whippet-related­. - Rose, Matt and Simon News If you are running the NYC Marathon on Nov 2 and have run a fairly fast marathon..."

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  • New comment
    Kevin G.

    "This is my long run day, so I plan to run up to the Cheer Zone from Brooklyn, scream my lungs out for an hour, take a nap, then come back out for the PPP!"

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    Nicole H. Nicole H. joined
  • New Discussion
    Simon D

    "Thanks so much to you all that came out to the Fueling Your Body seminar on Monday. We hope that you enjoyed our discussion and left with a better understanding of your nutritional needs as an athlete...."

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Dashing Whippets Running Team
Founded May 11, 2009

This Meetup is community funded


Member dues are used to:
  • Encourage more engaged members
  • Have a reserve fund
  • Provide supplies or equipment
  • Improve Meetups
  • Organize races, provide insurance for training runs and events, be a member of RRCA, and much more...

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After the trial you must pay dues to be a member of this Meetup.

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Dues are billed each year.

Our Sponsors

  • RRCA Member

    DWRT is a member of the Road Runners Club of America.

  • Runner Clinic NYC

    Preferred provider of physical therapy & acupuncture treatment for DWRT.

  • Generation UCAN

    Save 15% on Generation UCAN nutrition products.


    Get 15% off already discounted running items. Click for the code.

  • Jackrabbit Union Square

    Team singlets are available for pickup.

  • Skora

    Get 20% off Skora running shoes. Click for the code.

  • Powerbar

    Get 15% off Powerbar/Powergels. Click for the code.

  • Zipcar

    Save $35/year on annual membership. Get $25 credit on your first drive.

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