3 killer mistakes to avoid with your long run

This week for Marathon Monday I want to take a look at THE most important element of marathon training: the long run. Because the marathon is such a long event, it’s critical that you get the most you can out of your long runs.


Check out this video for the three killer mistakes that I see marathon runners make most frequently with their long runs.


To download a PDF of the slides in this video, click here.


I’d love to hear your feedback, comments, and suggestions for the series — leave a comment and let me know what you think!


About Coach Carl
Coach Carl is a USA Track & Field Level 2 endurance coach who works with runners of all ability levels to reach their goals. He has been featured in Runner’s World, Women’s Health, and Competitor and is a regular contributor to Running Times.