“Jogging is very beneficial. It’s good for your legs and feet. It’s also very good for the ground. It makes it feel needed.”
—Charles M Schultz.
“A race is a work of art that people can look at and be affected in as many ways as they’re capable of understanding.”
“There is a calmness and focus running brings, and it’s not just beneficial for physical health, but mental health too. Stick with it and it can change your life.” – Sadiq Khan, runner and mayor of London.
“If you become restless, speed up. If you become winded, slow down. You climb the mountain in a equilibrium between restlessness and exhaustion.” – Robert Pirsig, author and philosopher.
“We run because it makes us feel like winners, no matter how slow or how fast we go.”
—Florence Griffith Joyner and John Hanc, Running for Dummies.
“I believe in aging. And aging in a badass way.”
—Sarah Lesko, runner and family doctor.
“There is nothing quite so gentle, deep, and irrational as our running—and nothing quite so savage, and so wild.”
—Bernd Heinrich, biologist, author and runner.
“Everyone’s an athlete. The only difference is that some of us are in training, and some are not.”
—Dr. George Sheehan, physician, author, and runner.
“Long distance running is like business. Training in the last quarter is what is important; history is history, which the mind and body soon forget.”
“Smiling helps de-stress — it is a simple tool we have been blessed with but one we don’t use adequately. We mistakenly think that the world will collapse if we don’t remain absolutely serious about life!”