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Brandon Nied, a Reno resident, is preparing for his first season as a pro triathlete. Brandon is relatively new to the sport of triathlon, but he has had a meteoric rise. His hard work and dedication has landed him an invitation to spend 3 months living and training at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado read more...


A unique race is happening November 6th on the University of Nevada. It’s a 5k through campus but it’s a 5k that starts at 1:50am. Yes, 1:50am! Eric Lerude, the race director of the Reno Tahoe Odyssey and the 2011 Journal Jog, gave ActiveReno nine reasons you should participate in the Anything is Possible 5k. read more...

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The Journal Jog, Reno’s Running Tradition

by ryan August 19, 2011

The 43rd Journal Jog is set to take place on Sunday, September 18th. The annual event is an 8k run/walk through beautiful Old Southwest Reno. This year’s race has a new race director. Eric Lerude, creator and director of the Reno Tahoe Odyssey, is taking over and he is implementing some new and exciting changes read more...

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Nied and Allen win the 2011 Pyramid Lake Triathlon

by ryan August 6, 2011

Brandon Nied (1:04.57) and Hilary Allen (1:16.50) were victorious at today’s Pyramid Lake Triathlon. The annual race consists of a 1/2 mile swim, 14 mile bike and 3 mile run. Nied continues his dominance of local races. In the last few weeks he has won the RENO 5000 5k and the Firecracker duathlon and also read more...


Interview: Inger Norman, All-Women Sport Camp

by ryan July 29, 2011
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The All-Women Sport Camp–an exciting opportunity for active females to learn more about swimming, cycling, and running–will take place August 20th and 21st at Northstar-At-Tahoe. The camp will offer expert instruction in mountain bike, road cycling, triathlons, swimming, and stand up paddling. The clinics will be led by professional athletes and top-level coaches. ActiveReno interviewed read more...


Cancer Survivor Contributes to Active Community

by ryan May 11, 2011

Danny Heinsohn was diagnosed with brain cancer in 1999. He overcame the disease after a year of chemotherapy and three craniotomies. After being cleared of cancer, Heinsohn found a new passion in endurance sports. He has completed many races, including Ironman Canada, and is a coach for NSET. Heinsohn’s presence in the Northern Nevada active read more...

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Interview with Lynn Kotlicky, Co-Owner of Reno Running & Fitness

by david April 18, 2011

In August of 2009 ActiveReno interviewed Lynn Kotlicky, a physical therapist and co-owner of Reno Running and Fitness. Reno Running and Fitness offers training programs for 10k, half-marathon, and marathons. ActiveReno highly recommends training with RRF–especially if you are new to the sport of running. As well as owning Reno Running and Fitness, Kotlicky has read more...


Interview with Jillaine Geddes, Owner of Reno Kaia F.I.T.

by ryan March 31, 2011
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Kaia F.I.T. is a personalized, group training program that caters to women of all fitness levels. ActiveReno spoke with Jillaine Geddes, owner of Reno Kaia F.I.T. She explained more about Kaia, how it is different than a normal gym, benefits of a female training group, and much more. ActiveReno: What is Kaia F.I.T? Jillaine Geddes: read more...