Running Quotes from Running Shoe Companies

Get Motivated With These Great Running Quotes

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I love reading running quotes for inspiration and I have to admit that some of the best ones come from running shoe companies. Their quotes are usually short and to the point, so they're easy to remember. Check out these quotes from major running shoe companies -- such as Nike, New Balance, and Asics -- if you're looking for some motivation.

1. "Happiness is pushing your limits and watching them back down."
-New Balance

2. "There is no 'Y' in running. Believe in the run."
-Nike

3. "Running releases more than just sweat."
- Asics

4. "There are clubs you can't belong to, neighborhoods you can't live in, schools you can't get into, but the roads are always open."
-Nike

5. "Marathoning. The triumph of desire over reason."
-New Balance

6. "Running cleanses the mind and body."
- Asics

7. "Runs end. Running doesn't."
- Nike

8. "Your place in history is almost secure."
-Adidas sign at mile 23 of the Boston Marathon

9. "The marathon. How an average runner becomes more than average."
-New Balance

10. "A run begins the moment you forget you are running."
- Adidas

11. "First you feel like dying. Then you feel reborn."
-Asics (on running marathons)

12. "The clock isn't slower; you're just faster."
- Adidas

13. "Don't count the miles. Make the miles count."
-Saucony

14. "It's rude to count people as you pass them. Out loud."
-Adidas

15. "The longer I run, the smaller my problems become."
- Adidas

16. "The only one who can tell you 'you can't ' is you. And you don't have to listen."
-Nike

17. "Hello nine to five. Meet my five to nine. My freedom from your all day meetings and office politics. It's just me and the pavement. I dictate where I go. I dictate when I stop. Meet your new boss, work week.

I think you'll get along great. FREEDOM. My reason."
- Saucony

18. "Running never takes more than it gives back."
-New Balance

19. "Impossible is nothing."
-Adidas

20. "Training is the opposite of hoping."
-Nike

21. "Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you're right."

-Nike

22. "The time and place is here and now."
-Nike

23. "Find your strong!"
-Saucony

24. "Success isn't given. It's earned on the track, the field, the gym. With blood, sweat, and the occasional tear."
-Nike

25. "Maybe strong is what you have left when you've used up all your work."
-Saucony

26.  "Nothing hurts more than sitting on a couch."
-New Balance

27. "Don't run away from challenges, run over them."
-Nike

28. "Running. Sometimes, legs feel like rocks. But rocks under pressure make diamonds. Running is power."
-Nike

29. "This is the truth. The clock doesn't stop until you force it to. That is the elegant beauty of track. It is the simplest, and hardest, of sports. Hear a gun go off, and run fast. That's the simple part. The hard part is, run faster than anybody else out there.

This is the truth. The clock will run until somebody makes it stop. It might as well be you, don't you think?"
-Asics

30. "Tough runs don't last. Tough runners do."
-Saucony

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