Track & Field Quotes

Inspirational Track & Field Quotes for Athletes

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
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Running is the greatest metaphor for life, because you get out of it what you put into it. -

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

- Frank Shorter
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I always liked my teachers, and I was in a lot of after-school projects. I was a Girl Scout until my senior year, when I couldn't be a Girl Scout anymore. I was in clubs like Junior Achievement, and I ran track and field. My grades were good, but then toward 11th grade they were nothing. I always went to summer school.

- Amy Sedaris
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I began with track and field because this is what I know.

- Sergei Bubka
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I've had some experience in track and field in school, but I did have to train to be able to play Jesse Owens - to be a runner, to be an Olympian.

- Stephan James
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Long distance running is 90% mental and the other half is physical.

- Rich Davis
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The difference between the mile and the marathon is the difference between burning your fingers with a match and being slowly roasted over hot coals.

- Hal Higdon
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Marathon running is a terrible experience: monotonous, heavy, and exhausting.

- Veikko Karvonen
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The task ahead of you is never greater than the strength within you.

- Unknown
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Run like hell and get the agony over with.

- Clarence DeMar
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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
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At the end of the day, if you're a professional athlete in track and field you are the CEO of your company.

- Carl Lewis
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Track and field was very big when I was growing up.

- Usain Bolt
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I grew up an athlete. Track and field and dance. In track, I actually went to the Junior Olympics. I've always been very athletic.

- Kimberly Elise
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The trouble with jogging is that the ice falls out of your glass.

- Martin Mull
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My doctor told me that jogging could add years to my life. I think he was right. I feel ten years older already.

- Milton Berle
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The will to win means nothing if you haven't the will to prepare.

- Juma Ikangaa
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The faster you run, the faster you're done.

- Steve Tiefenthaler
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