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running quotes

“when your legs get tired, run with your heart”

“a lot of people run a race to see who is fastest. i run to see who has the most guts” - pre

“run the first mile with your head, the second with your legs, and the third with your heart”

“don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great” - pre

“run like hell and get the agony over with” - clarence demar

“seXC and aTRACKtive”

“i don’t chase boys.. i pass them”

“to give anything less than your best is to sacrifice a gift” - pre

“success isn’t how far you got, but the distance you traveled from where you started” - pre

“real athletes run, others just play games”

“the greatest pleasure in life is doing the things people say we cannot do” - walter bagehot

“the five S’s of sports training are: stamina, speed, strength, skill, and spirit; but the greatest of these is spirit” - ken doherty

“stadiums are for spectators. we runners have nature and that is much better” - juha vaatainen

“cross country: no half times, no time outs, no substitutions. it must be the only true sport”

“running is a mental sport, and we’re all insane”

“we run, not because we think it is doing us good, but because we enjoy it and cannot help ourselves… the more restricted our society and work become, the more necessary it will be to find some outlet for this craving for freedom. no one can say, “you must not run faster than this, or jump higher than that.’ the human spirit is indomitable” - sir roger bannister

“the miracle isn’t that i finished. the miracle is that i had the courage to start” - john bingham

(Source: i-just-wannarun)