Training For A Marathon Quotes

Training For A Marathon Quotes by Fred Lebow, Roger Bannister, Brooks Johnson, Steve Prefontaine, Lasse Viren, Paul Tergat and many others.

Few things in life match the thrill of a marathon.

Few things in life match the thrill of a marathon.
Fred Lebow
The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win.
Roger Bannister
It is true that speed kills. In distance running, it kills anyone who does not have it.
Brooks Johnson
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
Dream barriers look very high until someone climbs them. They are not barriers anymore.
Lasse Viren
Ask yourself: ‘Can I give more?’. The answer is usually: ‘Yes’.
Paul Tergat
The gun goes off and everthing changes… the world changes… and nothing else really matters.
PattiSue Plumer
The body does not want you to do this. As you run, it tells you to stop but the mind must be strong. You always go too far for your body. You must handle the pain with strategy…It is not age; it is not diet. It is the will to succeed.
Jacqueline Gareau
Training for a marathon is much like climbing a ladder. Each ring is a short-term goal that must be met in sequence in order to reach the long-term goal at the top of the ladder.
Richard Benyo
I run to see who has the most guts.
Steve Prefontaine
Mental will is a muscle that needs exercise, just like the muscles of the body.
Lynn Jennings
The will to win means nothing without the will to prepare.
Juma Ikangaa
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.
Don Kardong
The real competition is against the little voice inside you that wants to quit
George A. Sheehan
There’s no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing
Ranulph Fiennes
Some of the world’s greatest feats were accomplished by people not smart enough to know they were impossible.
Doug Larson
Some people create with words or with music or with a brush and paints. I like to make something beautiful when I run
Steve Prefontaine