Training For A Marathon Quotes

Training For A Marathon Quotes by PattiSue Plumer, Tim Noakes, Lasse Viren, Robert de Castella, George Bernard Shaw, Steve Prefontaine and many others.

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Workouts are like brushing my teeth; I don’t think about them, I just do them. The decision has already been made.
PattiSue Plumer
Your body will argue that there is no justifiable reason to continue. Your only recourse is to call on your spirit, which fortunately functions independently of logic.
Tim Noakes
Dream barriers look very high until someone climbs them. They are not barriers anymore.
Lasse Viren
A lot of people don’t realize that about 98 percent of the running I put in is anything but glamorous: 2 percent joyful participation, 98 percent dedication! It’s a tough formula. Getting out in the forest in the biting cold and the flattening heat, and putting in kilometer after kilometer.
Robert de Castella
Racing teaches us to challenge ourselves. It teaches us to push beyond where we thought we could go. It helps us to find out what we are made of. This is what we do. This is what it’s all about.
PattiSue Plumer
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
George Bernard Shaw
A race is a work of art that people can look at and be affected in as many ways they’re capable of understanding.
Steve Prefontaine
I think comedy is the most difficult thing in the world, I really do.
Martha Graham
We run, not because we think it is doing us good, but because we enjoy it and cannot help ourselves
Roger Bannister
Those who say that I will lose and am finished will have to run over my body to beat me.
Said Aouita
You have to wonder at times what you’re doing out there. Over the years, I’ve given myself a thousand reasons to keep running, but it always comes back to where it started. It comes down to self-satisfaction and a sense of achievement.
Steve Prefontaine
It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.
Mark Twain
Ask yourself: ‘Can I give more?’. The answer is usually: ‘Yes’.
Paul Tergat
There’s no such thing as bad weather – only the wrong clothes.
Billy Connolly
I always loved running…. It was something you could do by yourself and under your own power.
Jesse Owens
There is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.
John Ruskin
To describe the agony of a marathon to someone who’s never run it is like trying to explain color to someone who was born blind.
Jerome Drayton