A testament to ongoing training

I ran my first half marathon on Sunday. It was right here in Reno along the awesome Truckee River. I decided that I would do the race last Tuesday.

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What I have, what I need

My first order of business is going to be to just get the heck out there and do a little camping. But despite what I would like my time to look like, I do have to go to work and earn money. So I can’t just up and leave whenever I want to do so. That means I have evenings and weekends to look around at possible gear and read up on what I need to have in my possession when I eventually do get out the door and experience the backcountry.

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Where do you even begin?

So, I’ve set out a pretty lofty goal for myself. It’s actually kind of nonsense to think that I’ll be able to achieve this, but I have a reasonable expectation for the time it will take to get to the point where I could conceivably do it. I think.

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The Ultimate Goal

Now might be as good a time to begin this as any. I think I came up with this idea almost a year ago. I was planning a trip to the great state of Alaska. We were to spend several days in an RV after attending a wedding near Anchorage. I was put in charge of the trip plan…

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News and Views LXXXII

Jeremy Evans, an author from South Lake Tahoe joins us to talk about his books and the kickoff of the Winter Olympics in Sochi. Plus, we get a new segment, “Kickin’ it with Conrad” which will feature a guest editor with each episode. And, of course, there is the renowned segment ‘Letters from Scott Walquist.”

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