To continue with our series on "How I Became a Faster Runner", we arrive at part 3: LSD Run. No, we're not lacing our shoes, nor are we tripping for this run. This is our Long Slow Distance (LSD) Run, most commonly known as the Long Run. This is the final main run in many training programs along with Speed Work, and Tempo Runs.
For part 1 (How I Became a Faster Runner - Speed Work) - Click here.
For part 2 (How I Became a Faster Runner - Tempo Runs) - Click here.
When I started training seriously and was part of running groups, we would have a speed session, and tempo or hill session, and then on Sunday's, we would go out for our long run. I dreaded these runs as they were typically twice as long (sometimes even thrice as long) as our mid-week sessions