Out on the roads there is fitness and self-discovery and the persons we were destined to be.
I run because it's my passion, and not just a sport. Every time I walk out the door, I know why I'm going where I'm going and I'm already focused on that special place where I find my peace and solitude. Running, to me, is more than just a physical exercise... it's a consistent reward for victory!
When the gun shoots, you got to go.
Running has given me the courage to start, the determination to keep trying, and the childlike spirit to have fun along the way. Run often and run long, but never outrun your joy of running.
Every run is a great run!
The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.
We all know that if you run, you are pretty much choosing a life of success because of it.
Mental will is a muscle that needs exercise, just like the muscles of the body.
Sport is not about being wrapped up in cotton wool. Sport as about adapting to the unexpected and being able to modify plans at the last minute. Sport, like all life, is about taking risks.
Thank God, it's over.
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.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
I had as many doubts as anyone else. Standing on the starting line, we're all cowards.
In business, the competition will bite you if you keep running; if you stand still, they will swallow you.
If you want to win a race you have to go a little berserk.
The mile has all the elements of a drama.
Have you ever felt worse after a run?
The more I run, the more I want to run, and the more I live a life conditioned and influenced and fashioned by my running. And the more I run, the more certain I am that I am heading for my real goal: to become the person I am.
Methinks that the moment my legs began to move, my thoughts began to flow.
Your shoes are only as good as the laces they're attached to.
Be sincere in your thoughts, Be pure in your feelings. You will not have to run after happiness. Happiness will run after you.
People sometimes sneer at those who run every day, claiming they'll go to any length to live longer. But don't think that's the reason most people run. Most runners run not because they want to live longer, but because they want to live life to the fullest.
I'm going to work so that it's a pure guts race at the end, and if it is, I am the only one who can win it.
I still bother with runners I call hamburgers. They're never going to run any record times. But they can fulfill their own potential.
The only reason I would take up jogging is so that I could hear heavy breathing again.
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