Five Great Running and Motivational Quotes

Happy Friday! I am linking up with Eat Pray Run DCMar on the Run, and You Signed Up for What?! for their Friday Five Linkup. It’s a free Friday so there isn’t a set topic. I love seeing motivational quotes. Sometimes they inspire me, sometimes not. It depends on the day or time but overall when I see great quotes they motivate me to get up and move. So I decided to give you some great running and motivational quotes.

1. pinterest_b36fd0115d“I run because if I didn’t, I’d be sluggish and glum and spend too much time on the couch. I run to breathe the fresh air. I run to explore. I run to escape the ordinary. I run…to savor the trip along the way. Life becomes a little more vibrant, a little more intense. I like that.”
― Dean Karnazes

2. “I’ve learned that finishing a marathon isn’t just an athletic achievement. It’s a state of mind; a state of mind that says anything is possible.”
― John Hanc

3. “The real purpose of running isn’t to win a race; it’s to test the limits of the human heart.”― Bill Bowerman

4.
“The miracle isn’t that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start.”
― John Bingham

5. “Everything you need is already inside.”― Bill Bowerman

All these quotes are so true to me! What is your favorite motivational quote?

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26 thoughts on “Five Great Running and Motivational Quotes

  1. Similar to your last quote that everything you need is already inside, this Prefontaine quote: “I run to see who has the most guts.” It’s all a mental game with yourself to push to do your best, be your best, and feel your best.

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  2. Great quotes. I don’t know that I really have a favorite inspirational quote. At least not any that immediately come to mind.

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