“A lot of people run a race to see who’s the fastest. I run to see who has the most guts.” - Steve Prefontaine
"Running is 90% mental, the rest is physical."
"While running, it is rude to count the people you pass out loud."
"Somewhere in the world someone is training when you are not.
When you race him, he will win." -- Tom Fleming
"Anyone can run 100 meters. . . . It's the next 2900, 3900 or 4900 that count!"
"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."
"Cross-Country, finally, a good use of golf courses!"
"If Cross Country were easy, it would be called football!"
"It is where you are at on the last step of the race that is the most important!"
Never mind what others do; do better than yourself, beat your own record from day to day, and you are a success. - Wiliam J.H. Boetcker
Those who do something and fail are infinitetly better then those who try to do nothing and succeed. - Lloyd Jones
Cross Country: No half times, no time outs, no substitutions. It must be the only true sport. - Anonymous
Seven days without running makes one weak!
- a cross country runner
No you don't die, you faint first.
-Middle School Cross Country Runner
My sport is your sports punishment
If cross country was easy it'd be called track!