21 Motivational Running Quotes

Not just for athletes; for everyone

It is rightfully said that ‘where there is sound health, there is a beautiful life. We all know without physical strength and energy, everything else seems pointless. Our body function depends on how physically fit we are. And that is directly linked with how we are maintaining it every day. Exercise plays a vital role in our fitness. And if somebody can’t do formal exercises regularly, he can at least do running every morning. And that would be the best way to start your day. So take your daily dose of motivational running quotes from this page and start your healthy life.

It does seem a burden to get up and go out for a run. But if you once consider the positive results and outcome of this simple exercise you will never cease doing it. If an action of little discomfort can bless you long-lasting results, it is always worth doing. So make up your mind today and start toning your body with this beneficial exercise. In this new path we are with you, so take your desired note of motivational running quotes from here and start the day :)


  • Run in the morning before your brain figures out what your body is doing!

  • If you want to run, run a mile. If you want to experience a different life, run a marathon – Emil Zatopek

  • The more I run, the more I want to run, and the more I live a life conditioned and influenced and fashioned by my
    running. And the more I run, the more certain I am that I am heading for my real goal: to become the person I am. - George Sheehan

  • Up is the new flat.

  • The human spirit is indomitable. No one can ever say you must not run faster than this or jump higher than that.
    There will never be a time when the human spirit will not be able to better existing records. - Sir Roger Bannister

  • All I do is keep on running in my own cozy, homemade void, my own nostalgic silence.
    And this is a pretty wonderful thing. No matter what anybody else says. - Haruki Murakami

  • Runners just do it – they run for the finish line even if someone else has reached it first.

  • Never underestimate the power that one good workout can have on your mind. Keeping the dream alive is half the battle. - Kara Goucher

  • This race ain’t going to run itself.

  • As we run, we become. — Amby Burfoot

  • I didn’t achieve it overnight. It has been the product of many years’ struggle, and every year, I’ve improved as an athlete a little bit more. - Mo Farah

  • Anything is possible, but you have to believe and you have to fight. - Lance Armstrong

  • If you feel bad at 10 miles, you’re in trouble. If you feel bad at 20 miles, you’re normal. If you don’t feel bad at 26 miles, you’re abnormal. — Rob de Castella

  • The reason we race isn’t so much to beat each other, but to be with each other. - Christopher McDougall

  • To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift. — Steve Prefontaine

  • The impossible is nothing. - Adidas

  • The more I run, the more I love my body. Not because it’s perfect, far from it, but because with every mile it is proving to me that I am capable of more than I ever thought possible.

  • The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.

  • Whether a mile or a marathon, you get there the same way. . . one step at a time. Such is life. - Baylor Barbee

  • Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up, it knows it must outrun the fastest lion or it will be killed.
    Every morning in Africa, a lion wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the slowest gazelle, or it will starve.
    It doesn’t matter whether you’re the lion or a gazelle-when the sun comes up, you’d better be running. – Christopher McDougall, Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen

  • We run when we’re scared, we run when we’re ecstatic, we run away from our problems and run around for a good time. - Christopher McDougall

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