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.

Members have the opportunity to participate in celebratory Birthday Runs, the Warrior of the Month friendly competition, Prediction Runs, and many more fun events.

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

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

April 8, 2017
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Saturday Spotlight- Heidi Higgins

Name: Heidi Higgins
Age: 33
Current Hometown: Patchogue, NY
Children: Katie (9)
Occupation: Accounts Manager

When Lou first asked me if I wanted to be WOTW – my immediate thoughts were Heck Yeah Napolean!!…it took all of 2 seconds before the panic set in though.
I thought OMG, WOTW!! Me!? Reaaaaallly!? But I’m not a REAL runner….I’m a fraud…heck, I still can’t even run the original 10K course without taking walk breaks (seriously that last huge hill gets me EVERY. SINGLE. TIME! Continue Reading →

April 1, 2017
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Saturday Spotlight- Cliff Meister

Finally! It’s about freakin’ time!! Ladies and gentlemen, this is not an April Fools Joke!! I am officially the Warrior of the Week!! Thank you Lou! Great honor and a challenging writing assignment for me.

Saturday Spotlight… Here goes! General Specks in no particular order:

Male, fixed-gender, age 50, straight, married (22 years & happy), father of 3 great kids (2b/1g), Civil Servant, Republican (gasp), Aquarius, College Grad- BS in Psychology and Criminal Justice, CSCS, CPT – NSCA (cool letters, right? Google em).

Not enough for you? Okay, here is some more about the early years… Continue Reading →

March 17, 2017
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Saturday Spotlight- Amanda Strong

Thank you to Lou for selecting me for Warrior of the Week! I never thought this would happen, but it did! I feel honored. Here’s a little about me and how I got into running and the enjoyment I get from it.

Name: Amanda Strong
Age:33
From: Pusan, Korea
Live Currently: East Patchogue, NY
Occupation: Returns Clerk for Newsday’s Returns Department,
Brentwood Public Schools Substitute Teacher’s Assistant, Volunteer EMT for Patchogue Ambulance and Security Guard for Professional Security Associates.
Continue Reading →

March 10, 2017
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Saturday Spotlight- Brittany Erin Kickel

Name: Brittany Erin Kickel

Age: 25

Marital Status: Single (sorry Mom, lol)

Occupation: Registered Nurse

First of all, I just wanted to say thank you to Lou and all of YOU for this very underserving, and surprising opportunity to be your WOTW. Still don’t understand why I was asked, nevertheless I am humbled, not to mention very nervous lol. I apologize that I am posting this “Saturday Spotlight” on your Friday night, but I am working all weekend, such is the life of a health care professional…. Continue Reading →

March 4, 2017
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Saturday Spotlight- Tara Hofmayer

Name: Tara Hofmayer
Age: 41
From: Rockville Centre
Live currently: Merrick
Occupation: Speech Language Pathologist
Married: Steve Hofmayer
Children: Sarah (10), Molly (7), and Mackenzie (4)

When Lou asked me to be the warrior of the week I was so excited and nervous at the same time. Living in Merrick, I don’t get to the hills as often as I would like but enjoy seeing all the FB posts, meeting fellow members, and am constantly inspired by all of you! I would like to thank Karen Martella for bringing me to the hills for the first time. After my first brewery run I was intrigued by all the red “run for the hill of it” shirts and growing up on the south shore wondered where these “hills” were located. Continue Reading →