Quotes for Those Who Hate Running (Most of the Time)

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Do you hate running, but find yourself doing it anyway? We've all probably had those moments when we question why we started with this sport. Humor may help get you motivated to keep going. Whether you dislike running ALL the time, or just occasionally find yourself hating it, you may be able to relate to (or at least laugh at) these quotes.

  • “I used to hate running. I still hate running, but I used to hate it, too.”
  • “I love running…just not while I’m doing it.”
    -Seen on T-shirt
  • “0.0. Yeah, I don’t run.”
    -Seen on runner’s T-shirt
  • “If you think life goes by really fast, you’ve never been on a treadmill.” 
  • “I only run because I really, really like food.”
  • “If you see me running, you better run too because something is chasing me.”
  • “I hate running. (This was my wife’s idea.)” 
    -Seen on marathoner’s T-shirt
  • “Does running late count as exercise?”
    -on a T-shirt
  • "Life is short... running makes it seem longer."
    - Baron Hansen
  • “If you’re running with me, be prepared to walk.”
    -on a runner's T-shirt
  • “I only run when necessary. Running is never necessary.”
  • “I don’t trust people who like running.”
    -on a T-shirt
  • “I tried running but just spilling my wine.”
    -on a T-shirt
  • "If it was easy, I would do it."
    -seen on a marathon spectator sign
  • "Run? I thought they said Rum!"
    -seen on runner’s T-shirt
  • "This marathon would be fun if it weren't for the running"
    -on a marathoner's T-shirt
  • "Sloth Running Team.  Let’s nap instead."
    -seen on runner’s T-shirt
  • “The only running I do are beer runs.”
  • "I run in the morning...before my brain figures out what I'm doing."
    -Seen on runner’s T-shirt
  • “I run to the door when the pizza gets here.”
  • “Training for a marathon (on Netflix).”
    -on a T-shirt
  • "Exercise?  Or I thought you said extra fries"
    -on a T-shirt
  • "I run. Just kidding. I take naps."
    -on a T-shirt
  • “I believe that every human has a finite amount of heartbeats. I don't intend to waste any of mine running around doing exercises.”
    -Neil Armstrong
  • "Whine now, wine later"
    -seen on a T-shirt in a race
  • "The only reason I would take up jogging is so that I could hear heavy breathing again."
    - Erma Bombeck
  • “I’m only doing this so I can post about it on Facebook.”
    -seen on runner’s T-shirt
  • “Will run for donuts.”
    -seen on runner’s T-shirt
  • “World’s Okayest Runner”
    -seen on a runner’s T-shirt
  • “I hate running but I love pizza.”
    -Seen on runner’s T-shirt

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