Track Sayings, Quotes and Slogans

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48 of the best track sayings ever:

Even though you are on the right track – you will get run over if you just sit there .
~Will Rogers

I love running cross country….On a track, I feel like a hamster.
~ Robin Williams

I always loved running… it was something you could do by yourself, and under your own power. You could go in any direction, fast or slow as you wanted, fighting the wind if you felt like it, seeking out new sights just on the strength of your feet and the courage of your lungs.
~Jesse Owens

Most people run a race to see who is fastest. I run a race to see who has the most guts.
~Steve Prefontaine


You don’t run against a bloody stop watch, do you hear? A runner runs against himself, against the best that’s in him. Not against a dead thing of wheels and pulleys. That’s the way to be great, running against yourself. Against all the rotten mess in the world. Against God, if you’re good enough.
~Bill Persons

To a runner, a side stitch is like a car alarm. It signifies something is wrong, but you ignore it until it goes away.
~ Unknown

Running is a lot like life. Only 10 percent of it is exciting. 90 percent of it is slog and drudge.
~ Dave Bedford

Only think of two things – the gun and the tape. When you hear the one, just run like hell until you break the other.
~Sam Mussabini

The trouble with jogging is that the ice falls out of your glass.
~Martin Mull

Finland has produced so many brilliant distance runners because back home it costs $2.50 a gallon for gas.
~Esa Tikkannen

~Sebastian CoeBlink and you miss a sprint. The 10,000 meters is lap after lap of waiting. Theatrically, the mile is just the right length – beginning, middle, end: a story unfolding.

There are as many reasons for running as there are days in the year, years in my life. But mostly I run because I am an animal and a child, an artist and a saint. So, too, are you. Find your own play, your own self-renewing compulsion, and you will become the person you are meant to be.
~George Sheehan

If God invented marathons to keep people from doing anything more stupid, the triathlon must have taken Him completely by surprise.
~P.Z. Pearce

Everyone who has run knows that its most important value is in removing tension and allowing a release from whatever other cares the day may bring.
~Jimmy Carter

The difference between a jogger and a runner is an entry blank.
~George Sheehan

There is an itch in runners.
~Arnold Hano

I believe that the Good Lord gave us a finite number of heartbeats and I’m damned if I’m going to use up mine running up and down a street.
~Neil Armstrong

Runners just do it – they run for the finish line even if someone else has reached it first.
~ Unknown

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Run like hell and get the agony over with.
~Clarence DeMar

Running helps me stay on an even keel and in an optimistic frame of mind.
~Bill Clinton

I was pushed by myself because I have my own rule, and that is that every day I run faster, and try harder.
~ Wilson Kipketer

The marathon can humble you.
~Bill Rodgers

To be number one, you have to train like your number two.
~Maurice Greene

When the gun shoots, you got to go.
~Ato Boldon

Running is one the best solutions to a clear mind.
~ Sasha Azevedo

Running has never failed to give me great end results, and that’s why I keep coming back for more!
~ Sasha Azevedo

The starting line of the New York City marathon is kind of a giant time bomb behind you about to go off. It is the most spectacular start in sport.
~ Bill Rodgers

Learn to run when feeling the pain: then push harder.
~ William Sigei

Running is the greatest metaphor for life, because you get out of it what you put into it.
~Oprah Winfrey

Frustration is the first step towards improvement. I have no incentive to improve if I’m content with what I can do and if I’m completely satisfied with my pace, distance and form as a runner. It’s only when I face frustration and use it to fuel my dedication that I feel myself moving forwards.
~John Bingham

You have to forget your last marathon before you try another. Your mind can’t know what’s coming.
~Frank Shorter

I eat whatever the guy who beat me in the last race ate.
~ Alex Ratelle

I’ve always felt that long, slow distance produces long, slow runners.
~Sebastian Coe

Running is my church.
~Joan Van Ark

track slogans

If you feel like crap, run faster. You won’t feel better, but at least you’ll be done sooner.

I’m going to go out a winner if I have to find a high school race to win my last race.
~Johnny Gray

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

Anyone can run 20 miles. It’s the next six that count.
~ Barry Magee

The miracle isn’t that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start.
~ John Bingham

Track Sayings and Slogans

Here is a small collection of the best track slogans and track sayings I could find. These track slogans are perfect for creating your own track sayings T-shirts, signs, scrapbooking and so much more.

We kick asphalt

Run for Fun – Race for Place

Why do i run? because i’m fast.

Running won’t kill you, you’ll pass out first!

I’m faster than you because I run more.

The work doesn’t start until the pain kicks in.

We have promises to keep, teams to beat and miles to go before we sleep.

Trample the weak. Hurdle the dead.

Cross country is a mental sport and we’re all insane.

I hope you have enjoyed these track sayings, track quotes and quotes about running. I will add more track sayings to this page as I come across them.

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