7 Best Running Quotes 

if you follow me on Twitter, you know I’m a big fan of quotes, and especially quotes about running.

Unknown-2Picking my top 7 is pretty difficult, but I’ll do my best.

So here, in no particular order, are 7 of my favorite running quotes.

  • “Most runners run not because they want to live longer, but because they want to live life to the fullest.” ~Haruki Murakami
  • “Life equals running and when we stop running maybe that’s how we’ll know life is finally finished.” ~Patrick Ness
  • “It is never wise to run any race but your own.” ~Tim Fargo
  • “If you want to win something, run 100 meters. If you want to experience something, run a marathon.” ~Emil Zatopek
  • “It does not matter how slowly you go, as long as you do not stop.” ~Confucius
  • “I don’t run to add days to my life, I run to add life to my days.” ~Ronald Rock
  • “Run when you can, walk if you have to, crawl if you must; just never give up.” ~Dean Karnazes

I know I’m missing a bunch of good ones, but this is my top 7.

What Is Your Favorite Running Quote (Either On This List or One That I Missed)?

In the Marathon, It's You Against the Distance

The Marathon: Runner vs. Distance

Quarter Mile Repeats Meme

The Bane of My Existence

It’s that time of year again.

It’s the time of year that many runners (especially down south where summer is pretty much here) really start to turn there attention away from distance training and start to focus more on speed and training for the 5k.

While I can honestly say I won’t be running any 5ks this summer, I will probably join my running friends for workouts as often as possible, which means I’ll be running my least favorite workout before much longer…

Quarter Mile Repeats Meme

I Love Wayne. I Hate 1/4 Mile.

Do You Have a Certain Workout That You Hate? Let Me Know What It Is Below!

Winter Running, Winter Wonderland

An Often Overlooked Challenge of Winter Running

Winter running brings with it a whole number of challenges that runners don’t have to deal with any other time of the year. Between cold temperatures, wind chill factors, snow drifts, and black ice, out door winter running provides plenty of drama.

Winter Running, Winter Wonderland

But do you regularly commit the cardinal sin of winter running? Do you even know what that sin is? Read more

Diz Runs With… Spirit of the Marathon?

On today’s show, I deviate from the normal type of show where I’m chatting with another runner, and instead talk about the documentary Spirit of the Marathon.

If you’re a runner and you’ve never seen this film, you seriously need to get a hold of a copy (or find it on hulu) and watch it right away. It’s that good!

Spirit of the Marathon, Film, Documentary, Movie

Spirit of the Marathon

The film follows 6 runners as they prepare for, and race in, the 2005 Chicago Marathon. For anyone that has ever run a marathon before, you know that the training and race are seldom smooth sailing, and sure enough, the runners in this film deal with their fair share of trials and tribulations along the course of 26.2 miles. Read more