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Coach Ian – Week In Review: 08/29/2021

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  • August 29, 2021September 5, 2021

Coach Ian – Week in Review 08/29/2021: Boxing and CTE, Running the East Canyon Marathon, highlighting the functional medicine startup Rupa Health, and Dreamland Boxing updates.

Coach Ian Cruz, Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Half Marathon Ambassador

San Francisco Half Marathon Ambassador!

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  • November 6, 2020April 22, 2021

The Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Half Marathon, 10K & 5K are GOING VIRTUAL (@sanfranciscohalfmarathon) and I’m joining in as an official Ambassador! Enter any of the races individually or sign up for the “Triple” Peaks Challenge to tackle all three. You’ll receive a participant shirt and medal just for signing up. Registration opens Nov. 2nd.

Race Report: Mountains 2 Beach Marathon

On Sunday, I ran the Mountains 2 Beach marathon in Ventura. It was a course meant for a BQ/PR, but my goal was a sub 4. My strategy for this race goes against what you’re taught – to start fast. Again, in training I was only getting ~20 miles per week, but this time I added in more cross training and interval training. Based on the low mileage training and my experiences, I guessed I would cramp up around the 3 hour mark. So the goal was to run with the 3:30 pacer for the first half for a 1:45… Read More »Race Report: Mountains 2 Beach Marathon

Race Report: Antelope Canyon Ultramarathon

First ultramarathon in the books! The Antelope Canyon 55km was a beautiful course in Page, Arizona, passing Horseshoe Bend and running through the Lower Antelope Slot Canyon. The course had some tough technical sections and was made more difficult as we were running mostly in sand. Thankfully, it was well organized with plenty of aid stations along the way. After a PR-chasing 2018, this was my only athletic goal for 2019 – a distance PR and my first ultra. 2019’s been mad busy for me between juggling my finance career, training a bigger than usual team for Dreamland Boxing Training Center’s… Read More »Race Report: Antelope Canyon Ultramarathon