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The Common Sense Coach Marathon Training: The Long Run, Part 1

Coach Carl explains three types of long runs you'll need for the marathon, and how to fit them into your training schedule.

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Welcome to the Common Sense Coach’s marathon training. In this video series, coach Carl Leivers, who has helped collegians, beginners, and competitive adults achieve their running goals, takes you through how to train for and race your best marathon, explaining workouts and strategies in an approachable, practical — and smart —  way.

In this episode, Coach Carl describes three essential types of long runs, how to get each of them right, and how they fit into your larger marathon training schedule.

Next: Explore how to lengthen your long run safely, how far you should go and how often you should do each type of long run.

Catching up? Start with the first episode: Marathon Training Prerequisites.

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