Track & Field Inspirational Quotes

Inspirational Track & Field Inspirational 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
3
Real pride is doing what you are supposed to do when no one is watching.

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

- Roger Bannister
2
Everyone looks up at the stars in the sky, but a champion climbs a mountain and gets one.

- Matt Peterworth
1
To be number one, you have to train like you're number two.

- Maurice Greene
1
You got to try and reach for the stars or try and achieve the unreachable.

- Cathy Freeman
1
You are not finished when you are defeated... You are finished when you quit.

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

- Unknown
3
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
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
1
Few of us know what we are capable of doing... we have never pushed ourselves hard enough to find out.

- Alfred A. Montapert
1
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
1