Nina Kuscik: Running

Marathon Preparedness

Marathon Preparedness (Photo credit: super-structure)

Running gives freedom. When you run you can determine your own tempo. You can choose your own course and think whatever you want. Nobody tells you what to do.

Nina Kuscik, marathoner 

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Adidas: Running

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English: sports shoe by adidas Deutsch: Sportschuh von adidas (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A run begins the moment you forget you are running.

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Steve Jobs: Running

Steve Jobs at the WWDC 07

Steve Jobs at the WWDC 07 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

There are times when you run a marathon and you wonder, Why am I doing this? But you take a drink of water, and around the next bend, you get your wind back, remember the finish line, and keep going.

Steve Jobs 

Joe Henderson: Your toughest opponent

Your toughness is made up of equal parts persistence and experience. You don’t so much outrun your opponents as outlast and outsmart them, and the toughest opponent of all is the one inside your head.

Joe Henderson, running coach and author

 

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    English: Obstacle This is one of the obstacles on the toughest mountain bike trail on Whiteash Hill. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

Dean Karnazes: Running

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English: Ultramarathon runner Dean Karnazes signs books at the Napa Valley Marathon pre-race expo. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Running is about finding your inner peace, and so is a life well lived.

Dean Karnazes, ultrarunner 

Joe Henderson: Being tough

Jared Allen chasing down the back on the sweep

Jared Allen chasing down the back on the sweep (Photo credit: rburtzel)

 

Your toughness is made up of equal parts persistence and experience. You don’t so much outrun your opponents as outlast and outsmart them, and the toughest opponent of all is the one inside your head.

Joe Henderson, running coach and author 

 

 

 

Chrissie Wellington: Discomfort

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English: A photo of Chrissie Wellington competing in the the 2008 Frankfurt Ironman triathlon. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

It’s when the discomfort strikes that they realize a strong mind is the most powerful weapon of all.

Chrissie Wellington, four-time World Ironman Champion