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The Lighter Side of Running


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Anyone can run a hundred meters, it's the next forty-two thousand and two hundred that count. --Unknown

I don't think jogging is healthy, especially morning jogging. If morning joggers knew how tempting they looked to morning motorists, they would stay home and do sit-ups. --Rita Rudner

I love running cross country....On a track, I feel like a hamster. --Robin Williams

I think people can handle 150 to 200 miles a week. But something has to give somewhere. If he's a student, how's he going to study? He may be at the age of chasing and courtship, and that's an important form of sport and recreation, too. --Bill Bowerman

If it was easy, I would do it. --Spectator sign

If the hill has its own name, then it's probably a pretty tough hill. --Marty Stern

If you never have a 'bad' day, you're probably doing something wrong; if you never have a 'good' day, you're definitely doing something wrong. --Mark Remy

If you start to feel good during an ultra, don't worry, you will get over it. --Gene Thibeault

If you wanna catch me, you got to be fast...if you wanna stay with me, you got to be good...if you wanna pass me...You've got to be kidding. --Unkown

I'm going to go out a winner if I have to find a high school race to win my last race. --Johnny Gray

In the first half of the race, don't be an idiot. In the second half, don't be a wimp! --Scott Douglas

Jogging is for people who aren't intelligent enough to watch television. --Victoria Wood

Jogging is very beneficial. It's good for your legs and your feet. It's also very good for the ground. It makes it feel needed. --Charles Schulz

Long distance running is 90% mental and the other half is physical. --Rich Davis

My doctor told me that jogging could add years to my life. I think he was right. I feel ten years older already. --Milton Berle

Remember, the second most important thing to choosing the right shoe, is choosing the left one. --High school coach

Start slow, then taper off. --Walt Stack

The only reason I would take up jogging is so that I could hear heavy breathing again. --Erma Bombeck

The trouble with jogging is that by the time you realize you're not in shape for it, it's too far to walk back. --Franklin P. Jones

The trouble with jogging is that the ice falls out of your glass. --Martin Mull

To a runner, a side stich is like a car alarm. It signifies something is wrong, but you ignore it until it goes away. --Anonymous

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




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