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Funny Marathon Spectator Signs

Support marathon runners with some humor

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Updated June 18, 2014

Crowds gather to cheer on the fun runners at Tower Bridge during the 2009 Flora London Marathon held in London on April 26, 2009 in London, England.
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Marathon runners love to read signs along the race course to help break the monotony. If you're planning on watching a marathon, make some signs -– the runners will love you for it. Funny spectator signs are always a good distraction. Here are some ideas:

  • "In our minds, you're all Kenyans."

  • "Your feet hurt because you are kicking so much butt!"

  • "Your legs will forgive you...eventually."

  • "Don't stop -- people are watching."

  • "Worst Parade Ever"

  • "Chafe now...brag forever."

  • "That's not sweat, it's your fat cells crying."

  • "You've got stamina! Call me!"

  • "Hurry up, we're missing brunch"

  • "Pain now...beer later."

  • "If a marathon was easy, it would be called your mother."

  • "I'm sure it seemed like a good idea 4 months ago."

  • "Run like you stole something."

  • "Smile if you're not wearing underwear"

  • "Toenails are for sissies."

  • "My legs hurt just waiting for you."

  • "Run now, poop later"

  • "You're 26.2% crazy for doing this."

  • "Where are you all going?"

  • "Hurry up...beer misses you!"

  • "You're not slow. You're just enjoying the course."

  • "Stop reading this and keep running!"

  • "Beat Oprah!"
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