Running is nothing more than a series of arguments between the part of your brain that wants to stop and the part that wants to keep going.
If you run, you are a runner. It doesn't matter how fast or how far. It doesn't matter if today is your first day or if you've been running for twenty years. There is no test to pass, no license to earn, no membership card to get. You just run.
- John Bingham
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
I always loved running... it was something you could do by yourself, and under your own power. You could go in any direction, fast or slow as you wanted, fighting the wind if you felt like it, seeking out new sights just on the strength of your feet and the courage of your lungs.
- Jesse Owens
If you fall behind, run faster. Never give up, never surrender, and rise up against the odds.
- Jesse Jackson
Running is alone time that lets my brain unspool the tangles that build up over days. I run, pound it out on the pavement, channel that energy into my legs, and when I'm done with my run, I'm done with it.
- Rob Haneisen
Running became the one event in my daily life that I looked forward to. Books and movies paled in comparison to the refuge of my feet slapping paiently in the fresh morning air.
- Kate Kinsey
There is something magical about running; after a certain distance, it transcends the body. Then a bit further, it transcends the mind. A bit further yet, and what you have before you, laid bare, is the soul.
- Kristin Armstrong