Trample the weak. Hurdle the dead.— Attila the Hun
Risky Motivational Cross Country Running quotations
You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.
Make the mind run the body. Never let the body tell the mind what to do. The body will always give up.
Run often. Run long. But never outrun your joy of running.
Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no mater how slow.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
A runner must run with dreams in his heart.
The only tactics I admire are do-or-die
Be not afraid of going slowly, Be afraid of standing still.
Only think of two things - the report of the pistol and the tape.
When you hear one, run like hell until you break the other.
Listen to your body. Do not be a blind and deaf tenant.
Sweat cleanses from the inside. It comes from places a shower will never reach.
Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. The choice is yours.
Run hard, be strong, think big!
I had as many doubts as anyone else. Standing on the starting line, we're all cowards.
Out on the roads there is fitness and self-discovery and the persons we were destined to be.
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
You cannot propel yourself forward by patting yourself on the back.
The nine inches right here; set it straight and you can beat anybody in the world.
The freedom of cross country is so primitive. It's woman vs. nature.
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.
Dream barriers look very high until someone climbs them. They are not barriers anymore.
A runners creed: I will win; if I cannot win, I shall be second; if I cannot be second, I shall be third; if I cannot place at all, I shall still do my best.
Tomorrow is another day, and there will be another battle!
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.
Running is one the best solutions to a clear mind.
The important thing is the attitude of the athlete, the desire to get to the top.
I run because it's my passion, and not just a sport.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
When you put yourself on the line in a race and expose yourself to the unknown, you learn things about yourself that are very exciting.
The obsession with running is really an obsession with the potential for more and more life.
Cross Country: No half times, no time outs, no substitutions. It must be the only true sport.
The hardest walk is walking alone, but it's also the walk that makes you the strongest.
My greatest ideas stem from running.
Those who say that I will lose and am finished will have to run over my body to beat me.
Marathon running is a terrible experience: monotonous, heavy, and exhausting.
A little progress each day adds up to bg results.
The footing was really atrocious. I loved it. I really like Cross Country; you're one with the mud.
There is the truth about the marathon and very few of you have written the truth. Even if I explain to you, you'll never understand it, you're outside of it.