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Inspiring Marathon Spectator Signs

Support marathoners with inspiring quotes


Updated December 17, 2013

Christine Luff Embrace Your Pace sign
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Christine Luff

Marathon runners could definitely use some inspiration during their 26.2 mile journey. Here are some inspirational quotes for spectators' signs:

  • "On this day, you're my hero."

  • "Pain is temporary, pride is forever."

  • "You've done harder things than this."

  • "Mind over muscle."

  • "Sweat is liquid awesome."

  • "If you're starting to get tired, stop being tired and start being awesome."

  • "Dig deeper!"

  • "You made it to the START, you will make it to the FINISH."

  • "Never back down.

  • "Pain is just weakness leaving your body."

  • "Success tastes salty not sweet."

  • "Remember the reasons you are running."

  • 26.2 miles...because 26.3 is crazy."

  • "Think bragging rights"

  • "My mom (or dad) is my hero"

  • "Your high school gym teacher would be so proud"

  • "It's not 26.2 miles…it's 10 water stops."

  • "Last is just the slowest winner."

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