Track & Field Positive Quotes

Inspirational Track & Field Positive Quotes for Athletes

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

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

- Unknown
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One chance is all you need.

- Jesse Owens
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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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Everyone looks up at the stars in the sky, but a champion climbs a mountain and gets one.

- Matt Peterworth
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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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It was not perfect but I'm very happy. It could have been better, but I'm now looking forward to my second race of the season.

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

- Paul Tergat
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The only one who can beat me is me.

- Michael Johnson
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A successful team beats with one heart.

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

- Lynn Jennings
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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
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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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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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Most people race to see who is the fastest. I run to see who has the most guts.

- Steve Prefontaine
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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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