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The VDOTO2 training program is an app-based way to follow a Dashing Whippets training plan. This service is available for free to dues-paying members. Dashing Whippets members can sign up here to enroll in our VDOTO2 training program for the SUMMER 19 5K/10K/5-MILER training plan. (If you're planning to do a fall marathon, we'll have other plans available.) To sign up for the plan: 1. RSVP to this Meetup, so we know you're interested. 2. Sign up for VDOTO2, a free app, using this invitation link: https://vdoto2.com/Coaching/Invitation?c=123123&inv=vMREucR3w0 By going to this link you are giving some DWRT coaching staff members (Megan Jones, Chris Forti, Scott Batten) access to your VDOTO2 Calendar. 3. Fill in the information needed to set up your profile and generate your current VDOT, using a recent race result. 4. One of the coaches will then launch the entire plan to your calendar. Please note that this is a manual process and may take us a few days. If you RSVP during the period of December 20-31, we may not be able to complete the upload because of other commitments, but we will tackle ASAP in the new year. 5. Use the VDOTO2 app to see what workouts are recommended, including recommended paces. As you complete your workouts, upload the results to the app. For more details, view this presentation: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1_VvWsmVSc5X0KZcKjpe93OovdC0HgnUQk5nHuZFAd_8
http://www.amityhallnyc.com/ Patricia, Joe, Cici, Laura, Riri, June, Annalisa, and Melissa will lead a range of pace groups for an easy run from Amity Hall, West Village location. You can leave a bag here and then head out for a run. After the run we invite everyone to hang out for a drink or food! Paces will range anywhere depending on who shows up but it's 7:45/8:00 to 10:30 min/mile. Distance is usually just around 5 miles. Great beer selection, sports bar, and tasty food! It's also conveniently located - a stone's throw away from the West 4th subway stop. (Amity Hall has extended happy hour specials for all runners and do separate checks).
🏃♂️🍻🍦 It's the 10th anniversary of the very first Dashing Whippets run! To celebrate, we'll head to The Gate after practice. They have outdoor seating, great beer selection and a gelateria next door. Join us! 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 last 24 hours before the start of the training run. Please post your planned pace for the run so we can make sure everyone will have a companion to run with!
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. The meeting spot is at the 72nd street transverse by Bethesda Fountain. There we'll give the full workout details, including distance, pacing groups, expected run time, and where we plan on meeting at the end. You can expect a typical workout to be between 5 and 8 miles (or less during hill workouts). A note on warm ups: We do not do a full warm up as a group in Central Park, so we encourage you to show up at 7 p.m. having jogged an easy mile or two ahead of time. If it's your first time meeting us, feel free to come a few minutes early with any questions. There are many other groups who meet on 72nd St so look for the one with folks in Whippet singlets. Please note that there is no place to store bags inside Central Park. Pack light, or store your bags at a nearby gym if you are a member. Another option is the JackRabbit Store (formerly New York Running Company) at the Time Warner Center, which stays open until 9pm: https://www.jackrabbit.com/info/locations/store/new-york-running-company-time-warner-center