Runners know some days come easier than others. On those days when it feels like a struggle to finish your race or to take another step during training, you’ve got to dig deep and find that extra gear. To make it happen, some people focus on their goal, while others attempt to get lost in a favorite song or repeat a personal mantra. Finding inspiration in wise words is another great option for those who require a helpful push.
Below, we’ve rounded up 31 running-related quotes to keep you motivated and moving. Keep these close, and give them a read before your next big race or training day.
Whether you want to run your first mile or set a PR, having a plan gets you there faster. Go to the MapMyRun app, tap “Training Plans” and set your next goal — you’ll get a schedule and coaching tips to help you crush it.