Track & Field Famous Players Quotes

Inspirational Track & Field Famous Players Quotes for Athletes

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
5
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
I began with track and field because this is what I know.

- Sergei Bubka
4
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
The will to win means nothing if you haven't the will to prepare.

- Juma Ikangaa
3
The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win.

- Roger Bannister
2
Mental will is a muscle that needs exercise, just like muscles of the body.

- Lynn Jennings
2
Track and field was very big when I was growing up.

- Usain Bolt
1
If you can beat 50 guys, why beat only 49?

- Springstead
1
The art form is to become one with the hurdle, to make it your friend, and I embraced that process.

- Renaldo Nehemiah
1
Run like hell and get the agony over with.

- Clarence DeMar
5
You have to forget your last marathon before you try another. Your mind can't know what's coming.

- Frank Shorter
4
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
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
The only one who can beat me is me.

- Michael Johnson
3
One chance is all you need.

- Jesse Owens
2
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
1
Marathon running is a terrible experience: monotonous, heavy, and exhausting.

- Veikko Karvonen
1
Pain is nature's way of telling you that you are still alive.

- Roger Bannister
1
Scientists have proven that it's impossible to long-jump 30 feet, but I don't listen to that kind of talk. Thoughts like that have a way of sinking into your feet.

- Carl Lewis
1