November 21, 2019

7 Inspirational Quotes for Marathon Runners

Some of our favorite quotes about running to inspire and motivate you, whether you're a seasoned marathoner or just starting your journey towards 26.6.  

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

Inspirational Quotes for Marathon Runners

Some of the world's greatest feats where accomplished by people not smart enough to know they were impossible. — Doug Larson

Inspirational Quotes for Marathon Runners

In running, it doesn't matter whether you come in first, in the middle of the pack, or last. You can say 'I have finished.' There is a lot of satisfaction in that. — Fred Lebow, NYC Marathon co-founder

Inspirational Quotes for Marathon Runners

Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us. — Wilma Rudolph, 3-time Olympic gold medalist

Inspiration Quotes for Marathon Runners

Everything you ever wanted to know about yourself, you can learn in 26.2 miles.
— Unknown

Inspirational Quotes for Marathon Runners
The reason people want to run the marathon is because the challenge, physically, is you. The distance — how you get there — is all up to you and how hard you work. That's why people want to do it. — Meb Keflezighi, Winner of the 2009 NYC Marathon and the 2014 Boston Marathon

Inspirational Quotes for Marathon Runners

If you want to run, run a mile. If you want to experience a different life, run a marathon. — Emil Zatopek

Inspirational Quotes for Marathon Runners