Final Surge Podcast Episode 17: Kyle Kranz

In Episode 17 of the Final Surge Podcast we talk to running coach Kyle Kranz based in Rapid City, South Dakota. Kyle discusses how he became a runner later in life and turned his passion for the sport into a successful online coaching business.

Today we talk to Coach Kyle Kranz. Kyle got a later start in running compared to most coaches, but his passion for the sport grew until he ended up with a successful online coaching business. Kyle is also one of the very early adopters of the Final Surge platform.

How did you get your start in running?

What was the main driving force that got you into running as much as you have?

How long was it before you did your first ultramarathon race?

How did you make the transition from giving free running advice into charging for your services?

I watched a video of yours and you made an interesting observation. New tennis players, new golfers, etc. will often hire a coach to learn good habits early, but new runners tend to not hire coaches.

Are all of your clients online?

What type of clients do you take on and what does a typical client of yours look like? How long have they been running and what happened in their running to make them want to search for a coach?

You are doing some interesting stuff online - you are very active with various online media. Is that where you are doing all of your marketing?

What can a client expect and what type of guidance do you provide for strength work?

How often do you have your athletes run?

Runners always face possible injuries. What are the most common injuries you see with your runners, especially the newer ones?

You mentioned you use Final Surge. How do you use Final Surge for your coaching business?

Rapid Fire... 5 questions in under 1 minute
Favorite running book?
Current trainers you are wearing?
Favorite race?
Favorite recovery meal or recovery drink?
Your favorite piece of running equipment that is not your shoes?

You can find Kyle online in the following places:
Kyle on Twitter
Kyle on YouTube


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