Some of my favorite motivational quotes for runners.
If you can’t excel with talent, triumph with effort.
I just run as hard as I can for 20 miles, and then race.
Those who start too fast don’t last.
This sport is about improving, not winning. You never learn from victory.
Good things come slow - especially in distance running.
Fear is a great motivator.
If you feel bad at 10 miles, you’re in trouble. If you feel bad at 20 miles, you’re normal. If you don’t feel bad at 26 miles, you’re abnormal.
Racing is life. Anything before or after is just waiting.
Just do it!
At mile 80, it's not all that great, but you live through it and then fondly recall how good it was.
The only tactics I admire are do-or-die