I'm a warrior and a fighter, I race fair and I race clean.

Chrissie Wellington – 4-time Ironman World Champion

We are different, in essence, from other men. If you want to win something, run 100 meters. If you want to experience something, run a marathon.

Emil Zatopek

Over the years, I've given myself a thousand reasons to keep running, but it always comes back to where it started. It comes down to self-satisfaction and a sense of achievement.

Steve Prefontaine

I can't imagine living and not running.

Paula Radcliffe – Marathon Runner & Marathon World Record Holder

Human beings are made up of flesh and blood, and a miracle fiber called courage.

George Patton

Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up. It knows it must outrun the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning in Africa, a lion wakes up. It knows that it must run faster than the slowest gazelle, or it will starve. It doesn't matter whether you're a lion or a gazelle when the sun comes up you'd better be running. (But, unless you're a runner, you won't understand.)

It's rude to count people as you pass them. Out loud.

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