Welcome to Run the Long Road Coaching

Welcome to Run the Long Road Coaching

personalized coaching for runners

Run The Long Road Coaching is personalized and adaptive – no cookie cutter training plans! Your training plan will be tailored to your current fitness level and goals.  In addition, your plan will be constantly adjusted based on how you are progressing. Read more about my coaching philosophy.

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From the Blog


2015 Marathon Training – Weeks 6 & 7

A quick recap of weeks 6 and 7...since I just finished up week 8! WEEK 6 Monday 8 miles with 5x800 (goal 7:20 pace/3:40) with 400 recovery:  3:40, 3:45, 3:37, 3:37, 3:39 It's been so long I don't remember anything remarkable about this run, except that the 3:45 pissed me … [Read More...]


2015 Marathon Training – Weeks 4 & 5

Moving right along...weeks 4 and 5 flew by in the blink of an eye.  5 weeks down, 11 to go. WEEK 4 - I don't recall much about this week other than unrelenting humidity on Monday and Tuesday. Monday 8 miles tempo easy (9:46 avg pace) pre-hab Good lord.  91% humidity and I tried to do a … [Read More...]


2015 Marathon Training – Week 3

Matt traveled for work this week so my goals were to be flexible but aim to get all the miles in and squeeze in a few days of pre-hab. Monday 9 miles with 4x1600 at 10K effort (7:39, 7:40, 7:35, 7:31) Matt didn't travel until Monday night and I knew there would be lots of BOB-running in my … [Read More...]


2015 Marathon Training – Week 2

Week 2 brought much cooler temps and small glimpses of my old running self.  Taking training one day at a time is working wonders and I stop myself if I start thinking too far ahead.  Dare I say that I'm enjoying myself?!  Yes, that is the old marathon training Kristy speaking.  I hope she hangs … [Read More...]


2015 Marathon Training – Week 1

Someone told me that May is on record to be Philly's second hottest May.  Ever.  I haven't done any fact checking to see if he's right but it sure feels like it.  We went from really cold to really hot in an instant.  Which makes acclimating to the heat a real bitch.  It was a … [Read More...]



Happy Memorial Day! It's been 4 weeks since I stopped MAF training and today begins marathon training (officially)!  I plan on doing weekly updates but feel the need to update on the "in between" (if you care) and where I'm headed with marathon training (again, if you care). I'm feeling … [Read More...]



I'm #keepingitreal today. This week and next week are "pre-marathon" training weeks.  The only goal of these 2 weeks are to add some speed work back in and acclimate (reacquaint?) myself to higher intensity workouts.  After that I'm doing a traditional 16-week plan. I should be excited.  I'm … [Read More...]