Running quotes or mantras can really help you get through the tough times whether it is a gut busting workout or a long never ending run.
Your running quote or mantra should mean something to you or makes you feel strong and positive. What you want to do is to repeat that mantra over and over until the tough phase passes.
If you don't already have your own mantra, then have a look at the ones below. Pick one and whenever you feel you are struggling, say it over and over again.
It Never Gets Easier. You Just Get Stronger.
JUST RUN. Pain is nothing like what it feels to quit.
Run for a good cause.
A MILE is a MILE no matter how long it took.
Tough times don't last. Tough people do.
Every day is a good day when you run. Kevin Nelson
Run for the finish line, even if someone got there first.
It's not so much that I began to run, but that I continued. Hal Higdon
Life is good. Running just made it better. Patrick Concepcion
Born to Run. Trained to win.
Love the hills and they will love you back.
Pass them, don't pace them.
If you follow their footsteps, you'll never win.
The battle is between me and myself.
I always thought of running as just dancing forward . Tom Hiddleston
If you give up now, you'll never know if you could have done it.
The will to win means nothing if you haven't the will to prepare. Juma Ikangaa
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. Jim Ryun
The task ahead of you is never greater than the strength within you.
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there. Will Rogers
As we run, we become. Amby Burfoot
It's not as hard as you think it is.
Train, rest, run, repeat.