Category Archives: Quotations

Thanks for the Reminder Women’s Running!

Ah…so true….

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Perspective check

Once again, Runners’ World quote of the day is dead on for me: “Every time I go out there, I win. Every time I finish the task that I’ve set before myself, I win again.”—-David James Elliott, actor I haven’t … Continue reading

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Some things don’t need explanation, including this from Runner’s World Magazine on Facebook:   “In the first half of the race, don’t be an idiot. In the second half, don’t be a wimp.” Sound advice from Scott Douglas of Running Times … Continue reading

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Training begins with a lesson

The Baltimore 10-miler was yesterday.  I started and finished with two amazing women, both of whom inspire me to dig deep and step up to the next level.  I will admit now that I really wanted to bail on this race.  The … Continue reading

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Are You Living the Marathon Lifestyle?

Thanks to my friend Joy for this one: The marathon lifestyle promotes doing rather than watching…by adopting the marathon lifestyle you can confront your own lions, be your own hero, fight your own battles, challenge yourself. Richard Benyo,  Making the … Continue reading

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Winning Gold

“Friendships are born on the field of athletic strife and the real gold of competition.”          — Jesse Owens, American track and field athlete and Olympic gold medal winner.  

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Replacing the old tapes

“A true champion knows how to overcome doubts and manage those doubts and turn them into motivation.” -Misty Hyman, Olympic swimming gold medalist This is my second year running middle distance.  I started training in January 2009 for a March … Continue reading

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