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Funny Running Quotes

A Collection of Humorous Quotations About Running


Updated May 16, 2014

11. "I run so my goals in life will continue to get bigger instead of my belly."
- Bill Kirby

12. "Running is a mental sport...and we're all insane!"
- Author unknown

13. "Life is short... running makes it seem longer."
- Baron Hansen

14. "I didn't train all that time just to come here and get it over with as fast as I can."
-John Bingham, on running marathons

15. "My mascara runs faster than you do."
-seen on a runner's T-shirt

16. "I go running when I have to. When the ice cream truck is doing sixty."
- Wendy Liebman

17. "We can't all be heroes because someone has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by."
- Will Rogers

18. "I believe that every human being has a finite number of heartbeats, and I don't intend to waste any of mine running around doing exercises."
- Neil Armstrong

19. "It's the road signs, 'Beware of lions.'"
-Kip Lagat, Kenyan distance runner, on why his country produces so many great runners

20. "You don't run twenty–six miles at five minutes a mile on good looks and a secret recipe."
-Frank Shorter, winner of the 1972 Olympic marathon

21. "How do you know if someone ran a marathon?  Don't worry, they'll tell you."

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