Long slow distance makes long slow runners.
Racing teaches us to challenge ourselves. It teaches us to push beyond where we thought we could go. It helps us to find out what we are made of. This is what we do. This is what it's all about.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.
Methinks that the moment my legs began to move, my thoughts began to flow.
Everyone is an athlete. The only difference is that some of us are in training, and some are not.
That's the thing about running: your greatest runs are rarely measured by racing success. They are moments in time when running allows you to see how wonderful your life it.
A man can fail many times, but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else.
It's better to burn out, than to fade away.
To get to the finish line, you'll have to try lots of different paths.
Every run is a great run!
The real purpose of running isn't to win a race, it's to test the limits of the human heart.
I always loved running.... It was something you could do by yourself and under your own power.
Running has never failed to give me great end results, and that's why I keep coming back for more!
Be sincere in your thoughts, Be pure in your feelings. You will not have to run after happiness. Happiness will run after you.
The body is given out on loan - don't waste it and expect to use it tomorrow.
We run, not because we think it is doing us good, but because we enjoy it and cannot help ourselves
Your shoes are only as good as the laces they're attached to.
Winning has nothing to do with racing. Most days don't have races anyway. Winning is about struggle and effort and optimism, and never, ever, ever giving up.
Champions do not become champions when they win the event, but in the hours, weeks, months and years they spend preparing for it. The victorious performance itself is merely the demonstration of their championship character.
If you're going to while away the years, it's far better to live them with clear goals and fully alive then in a fog, and I believe # running helps you to do that. Exerting yourself to the fullest within your individual limits: that's the essence of running, and a metaphor for life.
Marathoning is like cutting yourself unexpectedly. You dip into the pain so gradually that the damage is done before you are aware of it. Unfortunately, when the awareness comes, it is excruciating.
Anybody can be a runner. We were meant to move. We were meant to run. It's the easiest sport.
My greatest ideas stem from running.
Your body will argue that there is no justifiable reason to continue. Your only recourse is to call on your spirit, which fortunately functions independently of logic.
In business, the competition will bite you if you keep running; if you stand still, they will swallow you.
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