Selden Hills Warrior Training

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December 12, 2013
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Welcome to Selden Hills Warrior Training

The Selden Hills are calling! Are you ready to challenge yourself and amp up your training? If so, please join the growing number of runners doing just that on the tough 10k course that has hill upon hill for 5 demanding miles, followed by a flat, fast finish.

Runners of all abilities are welcome. Our motto is no one runs alone. Contact us for more information.

Regular group runs are currently Sundays at 8am. Please see the Calendar for special events and utilize the Facebook page to schedule all other group runs.

February 11, 2015
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Small Changes that will Make You a Better Runner

James Gucciardi, D.C.

So you’ve been running awhile and hopefully you’ve been consistently making progress.  If you’re savvy, you’ve realized how using strength training not only improves your times, but hopefully has made you more resistant to injury too. But there is one area for improvement that rarely gets any love even though it can make a huge impact on the quality of your life.  What is it?

Learn to move efficiently and then make it a daily practice.  While this will certainly help your running, the truth is moving more efficiently will also reduce your potential for injury and simply make you feel better in your own skin with everything you do.  This article is not about the best running style.  There really is no such thing.  “But wait…I thought you’re supposed to land on your mid-foot. No, heel strike!  Mid-foot!  Heel strike!”  Less Filling; Tastes Great!  You get the idea.  Although there is no best running style, elite runners all have one thing in common…they are efficient.  Amateur runners who are often injured also have one thing in common…they’re not. Continue Reading →

February 4, 2015
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Wonder Wednesday- Rich Sallustro

Wonder Wednesday

I often wonder how these hills can reflect different aspects of life’s ups and down.

The hills vary in incline and length …they are hard and at times never seem to end. They are strenuous…one day we are fully charged and run them non-stop, other days we just need to catch our breath and just walk. Hot or cold, rain or shine, no matter how many times we do them, it just doesn’t seem to get easier. Continue Reading →

February 3, 2015
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What Was I Thinking- by Rich Sallustro

What Was I Thinking Tuesday?!
Interestingly enough, the topic of today’s agenda is the very experience that has brought me here today. This post is rated PG-13.
It was July 2013, again only several months after I had really started to take this running stuff seriously. In my mind I was a superstar….did well in my first 5K in Blue Point, signed up for the LI Airport Run for Vets a month later and shave an additional 30 sec off my 5K…I was a fine tuned running machine and it only took me 5 months! (insert sarcasm here). I could do this silly hill course in my sleep….bring it on! Clearly, I was delusional. Continue Reading →

February 1, 2015
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January Warrior of the Month- Juan Oliveras

Not expecting too many warriors to have met the minimum mileage for January with the weather being such a horror I was surprised that we had 10 meet the threshold.
The winner of the January Warrior of the Month with an amazing total of 100.3 miles was also our first repeat winner of the award. Congratulations to Juan Oliveras! Don’t know how you managed it but you blew away the field.

Chris Dycka

January 24, 2015
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Saturday Spotlight- Chris Dycka

Name: Chris Dycka (pronounced Dick ‘uh, which is why Denise and the kids are McKeons!)
Age: 43
Occupation: Systems Engineer at Estee Lauder
Family: wife Denise McKeon, 3 sons Ty 9, Ryan 7 and Brett 5
I can’t remember the day I started thinking of myself as a runner, but I know for certain that it was only in the past year. Continue Reading →