Funny Cross Country Running Quotes by Paula Radcliffe, Jesse Owens, George A. Sheehan, Paavo Nurmi, Sam Snead, Roger Bannister and many others.
Go in any direction..seeking out new sights just on the strength of your feet and the courage of your lungs.
I always loved running… it was something you could do by yourself, and under your own power. You could go in any direction, 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.
Listen to your body. Do not be a blind and deaf tenant.
Mind is everything. Muscle – pieces of rubber. All that I am, I am because of my mind.
In golf, as in life, you get out of it what you put into it.
It is a paradox to say the human body has no ‘limit.’ There must be a limit to the speed at which men can run. I feel this may be around 3:30 for the mile. However, another paradox remains – if an athlete manages to run 3:30, another runner could be found to marginally improve on that time.
Cross country skiing is great if you live in a small country.
Workouts are like brushing my teeth; I don’t think about them, I just do them. The decision has already been made.
I had as many doubts as anyone else. Standing on the starting line, we’re all cowards.
The will to win means nothing without the will to prepare.
It doesn’t matter whether you are a lion or a gazelle. When the sun comes up, you better be running.
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!
I run because it’s my passion, and not just a sport.
If you want to become the best runner you can be, start now. Don’t spend the rest of your life wondering if you can do it.
I believe that the Good Lord gave us a finite number of heartbeats and I’m damned if I’m going to use up mine running up and down a street.
I run to see who has the most guts.
Trample the weak. Hurdle the dead.