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long run

1. adjective (typically hyphenated and used before a noun) Of, covering, or to do with a long, indefinite, or future period of time. It's great that you have some long-run goals and ambitions for the business in mind already, but we really need some immediate solutions in place now if we want to survive beyond Christmas.
2. noun A relatively long or extended length of time; an indefinite period that encompasses many potential changes or effects. This latest merger deal will take care of the long run for both companies. This minimum wage increase may have some negative effects on businesses at first, but they will be dwarfed by the benefits yielded in the long run.
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The French recruit Long Run, owned by Robert Waley-Cohen and to be ridden by his son Sam, was a Grade One-winning hurdler at three and made an incredible debut in this country in the Feltham Novices' Chase at Kempton before following up over two miles at Warwick.
He's used the time to get bigger physically and has been working with Denny on mechanical adjustments that he believes will enhance his career in the long run.
Under amateur jockey Sam Waley-Cohen, Long Run landed a thrilling renewal of the Gold Cup giving the rider and trainer Nicky Henderson a first success in the Cheltenham Festival feature.
But the experience of the 1970s provided convincing evidence that there is no lasting tradeoff between inflation and unemployment; in the long run, higher inflation buys no increase in employment.
Henderson is keen to give his eight-year-old -- the winner of chasing's blue-ribbon event in 2011 -- options in the spring, but yesterday admitted Long Run is unlikely to run both at Cheltenham and Aintree.
Albert Lawson VVTIME for a jockey change Although extremely talented, Long Run has been a sketchy jumper ever since he arrived on these shores and has once again paid the penalty.
Immediately after the race Betfred went 6/1 for Long Run to do it again next year but that quickly got snapped up and the Nicky Henderson trained horse is as short as 3/1 to regain his crown.
The day after a long run should be an easy day--you certainly shouldn't be doing strength training.
Melzer also believed that, if additional easing were under-taken, a greater policy reversal ultimately would be necessary, making the attainment of sustainable economic growth more difficult in the long run.
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DAVID BRIDGWATER yesterday said he does not accept The Giant Bolster beat a below-par Long Run in the Cheltenham Gold Cup, as he looked forward to another clash in Saturday's Betfair Chase.
That, though, will most certainly be the case tomorrow, when Sam Waley-Cohen gets the leg-up to ride Long Run, the hot-favourite for the RSA Chase or, as it is also known, the novices' Gold Cup.
Most marathon training schedules follow a general structure that includes one long run, followed by a rest day, plus three or four shorter training runs through the week, with another rest or cross-training day included during the week.
The logic behind the recommendation is that you won't be able to do the speed work if you take too long to recover from the long run because you started out too quickly.
RUBY WALSH will partner Long Run for the first time in tomorrow's Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris at Auteuil.