Track & Field Quotes

Inspirational Track & Field Quotes for Athletes

The faster you run, the faster you're done.

- Steve Tiefenthaler
6
Run like hell and get the agony over with.

- Clarence DeMar
5
No doubt a brain and some shoes are essential for marathon success, although if it comes down to a choice, pick the shoes. More people finish marathons with no brains than with no shoes.

- Don Kardong
4
I began with track and field because this is what I know.

- Sergei Bubka
4
The trouble with jogging is that the ice falls out of your glass.

- Martin Mull
3
The will to win means nothing if you haven't the will to prepare.

- Juma Ikangaa
3
There is no glory in practice, but without practice, there is no glory.

- Unknown
3
Somewhere someone is running and training when you are not. When you race, they will win.

- Unknown
3
A successful team beats with one heart.

- Unknown
3
My thoughts before a big race are usually pretty simple. I tell myself: Get out of the blocks, run your race, stay relaxed. If you run your race, you'll win... channel your energy. Focus.

- Carl Lewis
3
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
5
There will come a point in the race, when you alone will need to decide. You will need to make a choice. Do you really want it? You will need to decide.

- Rolf Arands
4
You have to forget your last marathon before you try another. Your mind can't know what's coming.

- Frank Shorter
4
The task ahead of you is never greater than the strength within you.

- Unknown
3
Long distance running is 90% mental and the other half is physical.

- Rich Davis
3
I don't train to absorb the pain, I train to break the pain.

- Henry Rono
3
Real pride is doing what you are supposed to do when no one is watching.

- Unknown
3
You are not finished when you are defeated... You are finished when you quit.

- Unknown
3
The only one who can beat me is me.

- Michael Johnson
3
I let my feet spend as little time on the ground as possible. From the air, fast down, and from the ground, fast up.

- Jesse Owens
3