Funny Cross Country Running Quotes by Juma Ikangaa, Don Kardong, Steve Prefontaine, Jesse Owens, Roger Bannister, Chuck Norris and many others.
The will to win means nothing without the will to prepare.
If you run 100 miles a week, you can eat anything you want – Why? Because (a) you’ll burn all the calories you consume, (b) you deserve it, and (c) you’ll be injured soon and back on a restricted diet anyway.
To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.
I always loved running… it was something you could do by yourself, and under your own power. You could go in any direction, fast or slow as you wanted, fighting the wind if you felt like it, seeking out new sights just on the strength of your feet and the courage of your lungs.
It is a paradox to say the human body has no ‘limit.’ There must be a limit to the speed at which men can run. I feel this may be around 3:30 for the mile. However, another paradox remains – if an athlete manages to run 3:30, another runner could be found to marginally improve on that time.
Cross Country: No half times, no time outs, no substitutions. It must be the only true sport.
I had as many doubts as anyone else. Standing on the starting line, we’re all cowards.
Listen to your body. Do not be a blind and deaf tenant.
I run because it’s my passion, and not just a sport. Every time I walk out the door, I know why I’m going where I’m going and I’m already focused on that special place where I find my peace and solitude. Running, to me, is more than just a physical exercise… it’s a consistent reward for victory!
It doesn’t matter whether you are a lion or a gazelle. When the sun comes up, you better be running.
I run to see who has the most guts.
I believe that the Good Lord gave us a finite number of heartbeats and I’m damned if I’m going to use up mine running up and down a street.
Running is the greatest metaphor for life, because you get out of it what you put into it.
Run like hell and get the agony over with.
Go in any direction..seeking out new sights just on the strength of your feet and the courage of your lungs.
A race is a work of art that people can look at and be affected in as many ways they’re capable of understanding.
Cross country skiing is great if you live in a small country.
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