Ultra Running Quotes

Ultra Running Quotes by Abe Gubegna, George A. Sheehan, T. S. Eliot, Dean Karnazes, Robert Frost, Austin Peck and many others.

It doesn't matter whether you are a lion or a gazelle.

It doesn’t matter whether you are a lion or a gazelle. When the sun comes up, you better be running.
Abe Gubegna
The real competition is against the little voice inside you that wants to quit
George A. Sheehan
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
T. S. Eliot
Run when you can, walk if you have to, crawl if you must; just never give up.
Dean Karnazes
The woods are lovely, dark, and deep but I have promises to keep…
Robert Frost
Just put one foot in front of the other.
Austin Peck
But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep, and miles to go before I sleep.
Robert Frost
There’s no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing
Ranulph Fiennes
Mental will is a muscle that needs exercise, just like the muscles of the body.
Lynn Jennings
There’s no such thing as bad weather – only the wrong clothes.
Billy Connolly
The obsession with running is really an obsession with the potential for more and more life.
George A. Sheehan
If you want to become the best runner you can be, start now. Don’t spend the rest of your life wondering if you can do it.
Priscilla Welch
It’s at the borders of pain and suffering that the men are separated from the boys.
Emil Zatopek
It is not the critic who counts
Theodore Roosevelt
It’s very hard in the beginning to understand that the whole idea is not to beat the other runners. Eventually you learn that the competition is against the little voice inside you that wants you to quit.
George A. Sheehan
It hurts up to a point and then it doesn’t get any worse.
Ann Trason
It is not the critic who counts…The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena.
Theodore Roosevelt
The human body is capable of amazing physical deeds. If we could just free ourselves from our perceived limitations and tap into our internal fire, the possibilities are endless.
Dean Karnazes
There is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.
John Ruskin
The only reason I would take up jogging is so that I could hear heavy breathing again.
Erma Bombeck
Your body will argue that there is no justifiable reason to continue. Your only recourse is to call on your spirit, which fortunately functions independently of logic.
Tim Noakes
So that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who knew neither victory nor defeat.
Theodore Roosevelt
The only way to define your limits is by going beyond them.
Arthur C. Clarke
If you’re feeling good, don’t worry. You’ll get over it.
Yogi Berra