Running Inspirational Quotes and Sayings

Running has long been an outlet for those looking to escape from stress and the pressures of our everyday lives. We all have that friend or family member who makes excuses about wanting to work out and get into shape. As someone who loves running, it’s sometimes difficult to try and communicate with others about why this lifestyle is amazing. We’re here to help. Below are inspirational running quotes and sayings that are sure to motivate anyone looking for some extra motivation to stay fit.

Running Inspirational Quotes and Sayings

Running is a lifestyle. Running makes you a warrior.

Run by the rules. Don’t be scared to try something new. Don’t be shy to talk to people—or cut them off in traffic.*

Whether you are running on pavement or trails, start the race with mental preparation. Empower your journey by staying focused on your goals and not the competition.

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Stay determined, focused, hardworking, and never give up.

All you need is a positive attitude and dedication!

Rise today. Take a deep breath, dive into your work. The world needs you, right now.

You don’t need to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.

“What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Building tomorrow’s leaders, one person at a time.

“Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.

We’re always playing games. Whether it’s house or hide-and-seek, snap or freeze tag, we’re constantly finding ways to compete, and win, in our unique ways.

Whether you are running with or without a partner, don’t just run…

Running is a metaphor for life: the highs, the lows, and the unforgettable view when you get to the top. #elysian

Fast. I run my race and this inspires me, but ONLY if I run it in the right gear at the right time. For me the shoe is everything. Show up for what matters in life with these shoes that help create greatness.

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. -Jim Ryun-

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“I always thought that if I were a man, I would be a professional athlete. But since I’m not huge, I decided to devote my life to the stage.

Sitting down for long periods greatly increases your risk for heart disease, diabetes, and early death. So get up!

Our best moments often occur when no one is watching. Be a champion for the best inside you.-Bear Bryant

Winners never quit, and quitters never win.

So keep calm and carry on. We’re all fighting our own battles, one step at a time.

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit.

“If you love running, you need to run. There is no doubt about it. Just get out there and go for a run.

Quotes to motivate and inspire you to get back out there and explore.

“The more things you do, the more things you can do.” –

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Remember this day and all it brings with gratitude. Be thankful for your friends, family, and the opportunities you have before you.

“There are two disciplines to master—one is the discipline of doing your best when it doesn’t matter, and the other is the discipline of doing your best when it does.

Our perception of the world depends more upon the state of our mind than on objective circumstances.

Nike Running believes what you wear trains and inspires you to go all day, every day.

Sayings, quotes, and inspiration to keep your New Year running strong.

Success is not what you dreamed of as a kid. It’s about how hard you fight for it, how much energy you give it, and how much you appreciate it when you get it.

“The only place where your dream becomes impossible is in your mind.

The race is not to the swift or strong, but it is won by those who endure to the end.

In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years

We’re not born with a guaranteed tomorrow, so go all out today.

I woke up today excited to create new things and cherish the old

Lately, I’ve been thinking about how you can’t ever get anywhere in life if there’s not a certain amount of craziness contained within. Whatever that thing is that you’re craving. It’s up to you to find it.

If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.

Tranquility is not the absence of conflict, but rather the ability to cope with it.‭ – ‬Heinz Guderian

Funny running inspirational quotes and sayings

A corny running quote…but maybe it will encourage you to get out there tomorrow.

Running is hard. Let’s be honest. But once you get started, it gets easier.

Don’t let running get in the way of your happiness. ( I believe no one can run forever. Trains, planes, and automobiles are all forms of transportation that should not be missed )

Running is a doorway to the self. You go through the door and find yourself.

A healthy dose of humor can make all the difference

Too tired to run but still ran a marathon.

If my last 5k time was a stock, I would have been charged with fraud.

Runs as a girl quenches like a unicorn. Drink from the red river to be bold.

Every time you run, your heart becomes more capable of loving more deeply.

If you’re tired of starting over, stop giving up.

Marathons, I love you. I’m just not sure I want to run in you.

When you run, this quote is true: “Running is a lot of minds over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.”

Out of shape? You’re working out. Just like I go to the gym and just let all my bras hang wherever you’re a runner.

Long Distance Running: The best way to live for a long time.

I need motivation about 10 miles before the finish line.

Before running, walk until you can walk no more.

Running like a girl can only get you so far. You’re gonna need to lace up, suck it up and win this race…literally.

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Running with the wind at your back is like having a one-way ticket to paradise.

If you want to run a marathon, start by running one step at a time.

I’m not a runner. I’m a runner-forcer ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

If you’re tired of starting over… Stop giving up!

When the going gets tough, the tough get refueled.

The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.

It’s not about how fast you run or how far you go, it’s about enjoying the feeling of running.

Running encourages people to push their limits, which is why it makes them feel on top of the world.

“When I run long distances, I like to think about all the things I’ll do when I can stop running.

I’m gonna run it like a racehorse. And if I win, I will cash in my 9 lives…and buy a turtle farm

Running, I look pretty good. Running down my old life, I got nothing to lose.

Keep your head up and run like you stole something!

You can’t run away from yourself. The more you run the more tired you become, so keep on running and maybe one day you will reach yourself.

No matter how slow you are, you are still lapping everyone on the couch.

These marathon finishing quotes will surely fire you up and motivate you to cross the finishing line.

So proud of you, running is all about progress, not perfection, keep pushing forward!

I’m trying to run a marathon in every city I visit. Will you join me?

Calling all runners, let’s keep the momentum going and keep running!

That’s it – run. Let the world tell you there’s a limit to your endurance, but don’t you believe it. You’re free. The ground pounds beneath your feet like a promise, and you are strong, and you are fast, and you can run forever.

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Strength isn’t the lack of fear, it’s the triumph over it. You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.

Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.

“Do not be weary in well-doing. You will reap if you do not give up.” —Galatians 6:9

There are two ways of spreading light: be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. -Edith Wharton

Keep pushing forward. Remember to stay positive, work hard and celebrate your achievements along the way. Make each day count—an excellent motivational quote for runners before their run or as a morning motivational quote for runners.

Running is a portal to the quiet place of yourself that has something powerful inside.

“When you run, you carry with you everything you’ve left behind

So when this life catapults you out that door and into the racetrack of life, keep moving forward. Take the long view. Remember the finish line in sight, and run like you just stole something.

you should never run a race to finish because if you’re running hard enough you’ll never want it to end.

Run as if you are running for your life, and live as if life is already over.

Let’s get this running life a little more chill.

No matter how slow you go, you are still lapping everyone on the couch.

Today’s the day to dream big and start small – with a single step forward. Take it!

“Sometimes a man wants to be stupid if it lets him do a job he likes better.” ― Tom Clancy #MondayMotivation

Running – everyone can do it, but not everyone can do it well. Here is a list of motivational running quotes for you to read and help push you forward on your journey!

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going – Jim Ryun motivating running quotes

I’m training to run my first marathon on Sunday, and I can hardly wait. It all started by thinking small, taking the steps one at a time. Now look at me, I’m inspiring myself

When the going gets tough, remember that the only one to reach your dreams is you… So get out of the chair and start moving!

You’re stronger than you think, you’re braver than you believe and smarter than you think #girlpower

If you’re feeling lazy, that’s a good thing. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, don’t give up. Keep going!

Don’t be afraid to push past your comfort zone—in grooming, style, and in life. Always Keep on Growing.

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” -Wayne Gretzky

Here is a list of 10 inspirational quotes that are great for running.

Many quotes show the importance of running and its significance to our lives. These inspirational quotes help runners stay motivated, be confident, and keep going.

Let’s take a look back at the things that inspire us. These messages remind us why we run, and maybe they’ll inspire you to get out there, too.

The ultimate reward for a runner is the feeling you get from being able to run.

No matter where I am or what I am doing, I always want to run. It cross-pollinates everything and keeps things interesting.

Never lose sight of your goals. Our new shoes are designed to help you get to your finish line. #AlwaysBounceBack

Keep on running, just run like there’s no tomorrow

Motivation is the spark that ignites dreams into action.

I love running because it clears my head and releases stress I’ve been holding on to. Running is the only thing in my life that I can control.

Run + sweat + repeat = you’re on a mission to crush your goals and make every mile count.

I’m too busy having fun to realize how fast I’m running!

CHILL OUT. We have only one life to live and if you spend it all on the couch you are missing out! LIVE IT ON THE RUN

What’s your finish line? We want to see you cross it!

“If you are going to win any race, you have to train harder than anyone else.

Why settle for a good workout, when you can have a great one?

Forget about “the impossible dream”—just focus on putting one foot in front of the other.

“You either run the day or the day runs you”. – Jim Rohn

When you feel like giving up remember that feeling when you did what you once said you couldn’t do.

“The best way to get over a hurdle is to jump over it.

People ask me why I run. I tell them because it liberates the mind, body, and soul. It’s freedom.

Throw your arms up, wave them around, now touch the ground. Nothing’s gonna stop you now! You gotta keep on moving forward just like the running feet that lead you to where you want to be.

Running is the best way to figure out if you are running for the right reasons.

When you run, you see things in this world you would have never seen before.

Stay motivated to push yourself so you can reach the finish line—and beyond.

Running is to the lungs what understanding is to the mind. ―Brendan Roan

Working hard during the week to find your fitness, come fatigue is a familiar feeling. But rather than embrace it and give up, let’s defy the limit and run through pain.

Believe in yourself! You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.

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