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Quotes To Inspire Your Run


If you don't see yourself as a winner, then you cannot perform as a winner.

- Zig Ziglar -

Just because we are knocked down does not mean we are out. We still have breath in our lungs and tears flowing down - all signs that we are alive. Take a deep breath and be reminded that often our biggest struggles are the stepping stones to our greatest victories.

- Rae Smith -

Believe in what you want so much that it has no choice but to materialize.

- Karen Salmansohn -

When I reach the place of my dreams, I will thank my failures and tears. They too kept me going.

- Dodinsky -

When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal. You do not change your decision to get there.

- Zig Ziglar -

It it's hurting me, it's killing them.

- Sebastian Kienle -

World class performance is less a natural gift and more a daily decision. The best just practice more.

- Robin Sharma -

Perseverance is no a long race. It is many short races, one after the other.

- Walter Elliot -

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.

- Dr. Seuss -

The two most powerful weapons are courage and persistence. Nothing can stop a person armed with both.

- Scott Sorrell -

Honestly, it doesn't matter what size you are, how fast or slow you move. I don't care if you run/walk, temp, fartlek, easy long run, speed work, hill repeats, run to lose weight, run to set PRs, run because you like to buy the cool shoes. It doesn't matter if you run with a watch, run without a watch, run with music, run without music. It is awesome if you run barefoot, midfoot, 5k's, 10k's, halfs, full's, ultra's, or no race at all. Just enjoy the run, the running community, and the fact that you can move. Just move.

- Reist Mumau -

The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses - behind the lines, in the gym and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights.

- Muhammad Ali -

There are no limits. There are only plateaus and you must not stay there. You must go beyond them.

- Bruce Lee -

That's what running does to lives. It's not just exercise. It's not just achievement. It's a daily discipline that has nothing to do with speed, weight, social status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, where you live, what car you drive, or whether anyone anywhere loves you. It's about the slow and painful process of being the best you can be. That's why the first step out the door is always so hard. That's when we choose between settling for average and being a superhero version of ourselves.

- Martin Dugard -

There may be people that have more talent than you, but there's no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do.

- Derek Jeter -

Results will show up when you do.

- Jill Koenig -

RUNNING! If there's any activity happier, more exhilarating, more nourishing to the imagination, I can't think of what it might be. In running, the mind flees with the body, the mysterious efflorescence of language seems to pulse in the brain, in rhythm with our feet and the swinging of our arms.

- Joyce Carol Oates -

I think I get addicted to the feeling associated with the end of a long run. I love feeling empty, clean, worn out, starving and sweat-purged. I love the good ache of muscles that have done me proud.

- Kristin Armstrong -

I always loved running. It was something you could do by yourself and under your own power. You could go in any direction, as fast or slow as you wanted, fighting the wind if you felt like it, seeking out new sights just on the strength of your feet and the courage of your lungs.

- Jesse Owens -

Fitness to me isn't about a crunch or a push up, it's about taking your power back.

- Jillian Michaels -

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