Running Quotes from Bill Rodgers

Get Inspired with these Running Quotes

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Get inspired with these running quotes from American running great Bill Rodgers, winner of four Boston and four NYC marathons:

1. "Anybody can be a runner. We were meant to move. We were meant to run. It's the easiest sport."

2. "Being a runner means you are now 'free' to win and lose and live life to its fullest."

3. "I also feel it usually takes four or five races to hit your best marathon for your body to be accustomed to the training AND the race itself."

4. "The marathon can humble you."

5. "Aiming for the marathon is a task of sorts which can include terrific highs and lows."

6. "Good health, peace of mind, being outdoors, camaraderie - those are all wonderful things that come to you when running. But for me, the real pull of running - the proverbial icing on the cake - has always been racing."

7. "I always say if the marathon is a part-time interest, you will only get part-time results."

8. "The starting line of the New York City marathon is kind of a giant time bomb behind you about to go off. It is the most spectacular start in sport."

9. "I want to run until I can't run."

10. "If you want to win a race, you have to go a little berserk."

11. "My whole feeling in terms of racing is that you have to be very bold. You sometimes have to be aggressive and gamble."

12. "To be a consistent winner means preparing not just one day, one month or even one year -- but for a lifetime."

13. "You cannot always run at your best."

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