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 · 7:00 PM

    Prospect Park Thursday Speed Workout

    7 Dashing Whippets | 5.00 5.001

    We are hosting weekly "track" workouts at Prospect Park every Thursday evening. The workouts will be identical to the East River Park Track workout of the week, which... Learn more
  • Yesterday · 7:00 PM

    East River Park Track Workout

    18 Dashing Whippets

    The East River Park track is east of the FDR at East 6th Street. It is a little over a mile from the closest subway stops (6 to Astor Place or L to First Ave). Thursday... Learn more
  • 2 days ago · 6:00 AM

    Wednesday Morning Run

    3 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
  • 3 days ago · 7:00 PM

    Central Park Training Run

    45 Dashing Whippets | 5.00 5.002

    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
  • 3 days ago · 7:00 PM

    Prospect Park Training Run

    13 Dashing Whippets | 5.00 5.001

    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
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  • New Discussion Reply
    Madeleine L. Madeleine L. replied to Picnic Cancelled
    18m ago
    Madeleine L.

    "What about Five Lamps Tavern (106 and Broadway) or Toast (105 and Broadway)? I think both can accommodate big groups."

  • New Discussion
    Matthew Matthew­ started Picnic Cancelled
    38m ago

    "Hey all, We are cancelling the picnic for after the race tomorrow due to the probability that it will be raining (or at least that the ground will be really wet). ..."

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  • New Member
    Suji Choi Suji Choi joined
    44m ago
    Suji Choi
    "Hello, I'm a relatively new runner. I have couple 10Ks and one half under my belt and I'm looking to improve my running. :)"
  • New comment
    David Eng

    "My first team race with the whippets! Hopefully I'll be able to get a singlet at jack rabbit tomorrow."

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  • New Member
    David Erickson David Erickson joined
    David Erickson
    "I recently ran a half marathon and am looking to improve my running. I heard about this as a running group to meet people and get in some good runs!"
  • New comment
    Emily Kaiser

    "Is anyone getting bibs for sat that will be at track tonight? Could they pick up mine pls?"

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  • New comment
    Frank Frank­ commented on Underwear Run

    "Ned. Are you running?"

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  • New Member
    Janet Janet­ joined
    "Hi! I'm training for my second half-marathon this September and would like to meet new people while running in new areas. I look forward to attending runs!"
  • New Member
    Josie Josie­ joined
    2 days ago
    "I'm an australian medical student who loves running and just signed up for the Staten Island half marathon!"
  • New comment
    Scott B. Scott B. commented on Central Park Training Run
    2 days ago
    Scott B.

    "Recommended­ workout for August 5: EVERYONE BEGINS with a 1-1.5 mile warmup. THEN......"

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Dashing Whippets Running Team
Founded May 11, 2009

This Meetup is community funded


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  • Organize races, provide insurance for training runs and events, be a member of RRCA, and much more...

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