What is Long-distance ?
Long-distance is (adj) 1. (of a sports race) between two places which are far apart She was over fifty when she took up long-distance running. You’ll have to get fit if you’re going to run a long-distance race. 2. made over a long distance We spent three days walking along one of the long-distance paths in the hills. Long-distance telephone calls cost less after 6 p.m.
source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level