Run Quotes

The hard part isn't getting your body in shape. The hard part is getting your mind in shape.
“The hard part isn't getting your body in shape. The hard part is getting your mind in shape.”
The real workout starts when you want to stop.
“The real workout starts when you want to stop.”
Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.
“Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.”
Run when you can, walk if you have to, crawl if you must; just never give up.
“Run when you can, walk if you have to, crawl if you must; just never give up.”
When you feel like stopping, think about why you started.
“When you feel like stopping, think about why you started.”
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.'
“I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.'”
An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.
“An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.”
Only those who risk going too far, can possibly find out how far one can go.
“Only those who risk going too far, can possibly find out how far one can go.”
Some seek the comfort of their therapist's office, other head to the corner pub and dive into a pint, but I chose running as my therapy.
“Some seek the comfort of their therapist's office, other head to the corner pub and dive into a pint, but I chose running as my therapy.”
Proper sleep has helped me get to where I am today as an athlete, and it is something that I continue to rely on every day.
“Proper sleep has helped me get to where I am today as an athlete, and it is something that I continue to rely on every day.”
One run can change your day. Many runs can change your life.
“One run can change your day. Many runs can change your life.”
I run because I can. When I get tired, I remember those who can't run, what they would give to have this simple gift I take for granted, and I run harder for them.
“I run because I can. When I get tired, I remember those who can't run, what they would give to have this simple gift I take for granted, and I run harder for them.”
Fill up on fresh air and sunshine, it's a free mental boost.
“Fill up on fresh air and sunshine, it's a free mental boost.”
Remember that any exercise is better than no exercise.
“Remember that any exercise is better than no exercise.”
Running is alone time that lets my brain unspool the tangles that build up over days.
“Running is alone time that lets my brain unspool the tangles that build up over days.”
If you want to change your body, exercise. If you want to change your life, become a runner.
“If you want to change your body, exercise. If you want to change your life, become a runner.”
Running allows me to set my mind free. Nothing seems impossible. Nothing unattainable.
“Running allows me to set my mind free. Nothing seems impossible. Nothing unattainable.”
Run often. Run long. But never outrun your joy of running.
“Run often. Run long. But never outrun your joy of running.”
A good laugh and a long run are the two best cures for anything.
“A good laugh and a long run are the two best cures for anything.”
What I've learned from running is that the time to push hard is when you're hurting like crazy and you want to give up. Success is often just around the corner.
“What I've learned from running is that the time to push hard is when you're hurting like crazy and you want to give up. Success is often just around the corner.”
When your body feels like giving up, that's when your workout really starts.
“When your body feels like giving up, that's when your workout really starts.”
A one hour workout is 4% of your day. No excuses.
“A one hour workout is 4% of your day. No excuses.”
What seems hard now will one day be your warm-up.
“What seems hard now will one day be your warm-up.”
You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
“You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”
Sweat is magic. Cover yourself in it daily to grant your health wishes.
“Sweat is magic. Cover yourself in it daily to grant your health wishes.”
An athlete cannot run with money in his pockets. He must run with hope in his heart and dreams in his head.
“An athlete cannot run with money in his pockets. He must run with hope in his heart and dreams in his head.”
You can't be fat and fast, too; so lift, run, diet and work.
“You can't be fat and fast, too; so lift, run, diet and work.”
Jogging is very beneficial. It's good for your legs and your feet. It's also very good for the ground. If makes it feel needed.
“Jogging is very beneficial. It's good for your legs and your feet. It's also very good for the ground. If makes it feel needed.”
You don't have to go fast, you just have to go.
“You don't have to go fast, you just have to go.”
You have a choice. You can throw in the towel, or you can use it to wipe the sweat off of your face.
“You have a choice. You can throw in the towel, or you can use it to wipe the sweat off of your face.”
Our running shoes have magic in them. The power to transform a bad day into a good day; frustration into speed; self-doubt into confidence; chocolate cake into muscle.
“Our running shoes have magic in them. The power to transform a bad day into a good day; frustration into speed; self-doubt into confidence; chocolate cake into muscle.”
On your good days, run hard. On your bad days, run as long as you need.
“On your good days, run hard. On your bad days, run as long as you need.”
If you are in a bad mood go for a walk.If you are still in a bad mood go for another walk.
“If you are in a bad mood go for a walk.If you are still in a bad mood go for another walk.”
I don't stop when I'm tired, I stop when I'm done.
“I don't stop when I'm tired, I stop when I'm done.”
Nothing, not even pain, lasts forever. If I can just keep putting one foot in front of the other, I will eventually get to the end.
“Nothing, not even pain, lasts forever. If I can just keep putting one foot in front of the other, I will eventually get to the end.”
Starting my day with exercise gives me a big mood and energy boost throughout the day and makes me feel like I've accomplished something right off the bat.
“Starting my day with exercise gives me a big mood and energy boost throughout the day and makes me feel like I've accomplished something right off the bat.”
There will come a day when I can no longer run. Today is not that day.
“There will come a day when I can no longer run. Today is not that day.”
The pain of running relieves the pain of living.
“The pain of running relieves the pain of living.”
You don't have to be fast. But you'd better be fearless.
“You don't have to be fast. But you'd better be fearless.”
The miracle isn't that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start.
“The miracle isn't that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start.”
The real purpose of running isn't to win a race. It's to test the limits of the human heart.
“The real purpose of running isn't to win a race. It's to test the limits of the human heart.”
I don't run to add days to my life, I run to add life to my days.
“I don't run to add days to my life, I run to add life to my days.”
There is magic in misery. Just ask any runner.
“There is magic in misery. Just ask any runner.”
Don't dream of winning, train for it!
“Don't dream of winning, train for it!”
Running is alone time that lets my brain unspool the tangles that build up over days... I run, pound it out on the pavement, channel that energy into my legs, and when I'm done with my run, I'm done with it.
“Running is alone time that lets my brain unspool the tangles that build up over days... I run, pound it out on the pavement, channel that energy into my legs, and when I'm done with my run, I'm done with it.”
Running is about finding your inner peace, and so is a life well lived.
“Running is about finding your inner peace, and so is a life well lived.”
I think I get addicted to the feelings associated with the end of a long run. I love feeling empty, clean, worn out, and sweat-purged. I love that good ache of the muscles that have done me proud.
“I think I get addicted to the feelings associated with the end of a long run. I love feeling empty, clean, worn out, and sweat-purged. I love that good ache of the muscles that have done me proud.”
The obsession with running is really an obsession with the potential for more and more life.
“The obsession with running is really an obsession with the potential for more and more life.”
Marathon runners don't worry about the conditions, they just run anyway!
“Marathon runners don't worry about the conditions, they just run anyway!”
In general, any form of exercise, if pursued continuously, will help train us in perseverance. Long-distance running is particularly good training in perseverance.
“In general, any form of exercise, if pursued continuously, will help train us in perseverance. Long-distance running is particularly good training in perseverance.”