Your Favourite Running Quotes 1

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Running Quote #1

This is my back, get used to it!
Submitted by : Nitsua, Ohio, USA

Running Quote #2

We've upped our mileage so...up yours!
Submitted by : Christina, Illinois, USA

Running Quote #3

Pain is weakness leaving the body.
Tom Sobal
Submitted by : Te'ah, Wisconsin, USA

Running Quote #4

The long run is what puts the tiger in the cat.
Bill Squires
Submitted by : Jill, New Jersey, USA

Running Quote #5

Go for broke but prepare to be broken.
Submitted by : Michelle, California, USA

Running Quote #6

We are different, in essence, from other men. If you want to win something, run 100 meters. If you want to experience something, run a marathon.
Emil Zatopek
Submitted by : Lynn, USA

Running Quote #7

If you can run, run. If you can't run, walk. If you can't walk, walk anyway.
Submitted by : Bill, California, USA

Running Quote #8

I ran. I ran until my muscles burned and my veins pumped battery acid. Then I ran some more.
Tyler Durden
Submitted by : Dylan, Missouri, USA

Running Quote #9

[Scientific] testing can't determine how the mind will tolerate pain in a race. Sometimes, I say, "Today I can die."
Gelindo Bordin
Submitted by : Rocky, Oregon, USA

Running Quote #10

The answer to the big questions in running is the same as the answer to the big questions in life: do the best with what you've got.
Submitted by : Maria, Florida, USA

Running Quote #11

Live to run, run to live.
Submitted by : Nick, Australia

Running Quote #12

You're not a real runner until you lose a toenail.
Submitted by : JC, Arizona, USA

Running Quote #13

What distinguishes those of us at the starting line from those of us on the couch is that we learn through running to take what the days gives us, what our body will allow us, and what our will can tolerate.
John Bingham
Submitted by : Heather, Wisconsin, USA

Running Quote #14

I love running cross country... when I'm on a track I feel like a hamster.
Robin Williams
Submitted by : Kelcie, USA

Running Quote #15

Run like you stole something.
Daniel Farrow
Submitted by : Jennifer, Texas, USA

Running Quote #16

Go your intended distance... then go a bit further
Submitted by : Chris, Oregon, USA

Running Quote #17

Run naked - it adds color to your cheeks.
Submitted by : Ashley, Minnesota, USA

Running Quote #18

To give anything less than your best, is to sacrifice The Gift.
Steve Prefontaine
Submitted by : Kaitlyn, Oregon, USA

Running Quote #19

Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up. It knows it must outrun the fastest lion or it will be killed.
Every morning in Africa, a lion wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the slowest gazelle, or it will starve.
It doesn't matter whether you're a lion or gazelle - when the sun comes up, you'd better be running.

Submitted by : Shaun, Ontario, Canada

Running Quote #20

We're not crazy you're just lazy!
Dodge Point Cross Country 2004
Submitted by : Erica, USA

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