by Joey Crandall
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March 9, 2012
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Know your neighborhood: Man runs every street of Ranchos

Jeff Rieker, 35, moved to the outskirts of the Gardnerville Ranchos in early 2010.

Rieker, a standout swimmer in his college and high school days, was dissatisfied with his fitness level and the extra pounds the years had attracted.

"I was definitely heavier than I would have liked," he said. "I felt like I needed to do something. I was finishing up my PhD program, had to finish my dissertation. There wasn't much time to work out much."

So he started running.

Short jogs at first, usually only two miles at a time.

"I dealt with sore knees in the …

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