Track & Field Motivational Quotes

Inspirational Track & Field Motivational Quotes for Athletes

I don't train to absorb the pain, I train to break the pain.

- Henry Rono
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There is no glory in practice, but without practice, there is no glory.

- Unknown
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The battles that count aren`t the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself - the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us - that`s where it`s at.

- Jesse Owens
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Life is often compared to a marathon, but I think it is more like being a sprinter; long stretches of hard work punctuated by brief moments in which we are given the opportunity to perform at our best.

- Michael Johnson
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My concentration level blocks out everything. Concentration is why some athletes are better than others. You develop that concentration in training and concentrate in a meet.

- Edwin Moses
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When you envision yourself doing something, you'll be surprised at how much that helps you to actually do it.

- Selim Nurudeen
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Few of us know what we are capable of doing... we have never pushed ourselves hard enough to find out.

- Alfred A. Montapert
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Racing teaches us to challenge ourselves. It teaches us to push beyond where we thought we could go. It helps us to find out what we are made of. This is what we do. This is what it's all about.

- PattiSue Plumer
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No one can say, 'You must not run faster than this, or jump higher than that.' The human spirit is indomitable.

- Roger Bannister
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Mind is everything: muscle - pieces of rubber. All that I am, I am because of my mind.

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

- Unknown
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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
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You must see yourself run the race over and over, time and time again. You must put yourself in critical positions and see how you would react in those positions before the race so when and if they do happen, the feedback is automatic.

- Rodney Milburn
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To be number one, you have to train like you're number two.

- Maurice Greene
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Ask yourself: 'Can I give more?'. The answer is usually: 'Yes'.

- Paul Tergat
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You got to try and reach for the stars or try and achieve the unreachable.

- Cathy Freeman
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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
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The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win.

- Roger Bannister
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