Motivational Running Quotes - What's your favourite (Read 397 times)


Proboscis Colossus



    Lol, love it!  I've had some students I wish I could say that to.


    Um...some parts of his physique don't look very "hard," though.

    "God guides us on our journey, but careful with those feet." - David Lee Roth, of all people

    Revenge of the Nerd

      The quest for certainty blocks the search for meaning. Uncertainty is the very condition to impel man to unfold his powers.


      ~ Erich Fromm

      One of these days is none of these days.

      ~ H.G. Bohn


        Mine is:


        "There's no cold, wind nor heat,

        neither tireness or pain.

        Just a constant pace

        and one step in front of the other"


        This is my translation to English, in my native language it even makes a rhyme



          This wouldnt apply to many normal runners, but I love the old Prefontaine quote: "The best pace is a suicide pace. And today is a good day to die."

          Break on through

            "Get your shoes and socks on, people." - Frank Zappa

            "Not to touch the Earth, not to see the Sun, nothing left to do but run, run, run..."

            Home from Iraq 2005

              A favorite often heard in the military:

              Pain is just weakness leaving your body!

              5k Firecracker Fun Run -- 31:35 (7/4/2010)

              APFT-- 2 mile run: 15:51 (9/25/2010)

              1st double digit run: 10 mi -- (10/9/2010)

              Half Marathons --Green Bay Cellcom Half Marathon (WI) -- 5/15/2011 / Priest Lake Half Marathon (ID) - 9/24/2011 / Missoula Half Marathon (MT) 7/8/2012 / Timp Half Marathon (UT) 7/27/2013 / Mike-to-Mike Half Marathon (NC) - 5/4/2014 / Seattle Rock 'n Roll Half Marathon (WA) 6/21/2014.  (6 states down - 44 to go!)


              running metalhead

                Depending on the degree of motivation needed. For extreme cases this phrase motivates the heck out of you:


                         "Darling, my sys just called, she's popping by with the children"


                This should give you enough motivation to go out, run a Leadville 100, including the run to Leadville, and back. And keep in mind that I live in Holland XD

                When I run I feel like a swallow

                Because you are free like a bird?

                Nope, because of all the flies I eat.



                  Jaybird, jaybird sittin' in the grass. Drawback, drawback kick him in the ass.

                  Rusk Runner

                    The day will come when you cannot do this.  Today is not that day.

                    PRs...5K - 20:36, 4mile - 26:15, 13.1 - 1:32, 26.2 - 3:42

                    Just Run!!!