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Good Running Quotes

Get Inspired with These Quotes

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Updated May 16, 2014

21. Bill Bowerman:

"God determines how fast you're going to run; I can only help with the mechanics."

22. John Wooden:

"Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming."

23. Lynn Strickland:

"Find your limits and exceed them."

24. Hal Higdon, running writer and coach:

"Even when you have gone as far as you can, and everything hurts, and you are staring at the specter of self-doubt, you can find a bit more strength deep inside you, if you look closely enough."

25. Fred Lebow, co-founder of the New York City Marathon:

"Experienced runners learn to respect the changing needs of their bodies. That’s the wisdom that comes with time, and – for good or bad – with age."

26. Bill Rodgers:

"A change of pace in terms of your running pace will give you strength psychologically." 

27. Frank Shorter:

"Experience has taught me how important it is to just keep going, focusing on running fast and relaxed. Eventually pain passes and the flow returns. It’s part of racing."

28. Dr. George Sheehan, running author:

"Sweat cleanses from the inside. It comes from places a shower will never reach."

29. Dean Karnazes:

"Running is about finding your inner peace, and so is a life well lived."

30. Joyce Carol Oates:

"Running! If there's any activity happier, more exhilarating, more nourishing to the imagination, I can't think what it might be."

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