Funny Cross Country Running Quotes by Sam Snead, Steve Prefontaine, Roger Bannister, Sasha Azevedo, George A. Sheehan, Bill Dellinger and many others.
In golf, as in life, you get out of it what you put into it.
I run to see who has the most guts.
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.
A race is a work of art that people can look at and be affected in as many ways they’re capable of understanding.
I run because it’s my passion, and not just a sport.
Listen to your body. Do not be a blind and deaf tenant.
Good things come slow, especially in distance running.
Cross Country: No half times, no time outs, no substitutions. It must be the only true sport.
To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.
There is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.
Cross country skiing is great if you live in a small country.
Trample the weak. Hurdle the dead.
I had as many doubts as anyone else. Standing on the starting line, we’re all cowards.
It doesn’t matter whether you are a lion or a gazelle. When the sun comes up, you better be running.
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.
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!
The will to win means nothing without the will to prepare.