I believe that the Good Lord gave us a finite number of heartbeats and I'm damned if I'm going to use up mine running up and down a street.
- Neil Armstrong
My doctor told me that jogging could add years to my life. I think he was right. I feel ten years older already.
- Milton Berle
The only reason I would take up jogging is so that I could hear heavy breathing again.
- Erma Bombeck
There is no such thing as bad weather, just soft people.
- Bill Bowerman
I think people can handle 150 to 200 miles a week. But something has to give somewhere. If he's a student, how's he going to study? He may be at the age of chasing and courtship, and that's an important form of sport and recreation, too.
- Bill Bowerman
I've always felt that long, slow distance produces long, slow runners.
- Sebastian Coe
Act like a horse. Be dumb. Just run.
- Jumbo Elliott
I'm going to go out a winner if I have to find a high school race to win my last race.
- Johnny Gray
Life is short... running makes it seem longer.
- Baron Hansen
Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second.
- William James
The trouble with jogging is that by the time you realize you're not in shape for it, it's too far to walk back.
- Franklin Jones
If I am still standing at the end of the race, hit me with a board and knock me down, because that means I didn’t run hard enough.
- Steve Jones
Running is a big question mark that's there each and every day. It asks you, "Are you going to be a wimp or are you going to be strong today?"
- Peter Maher
If God invented marathons to keep people from doing anything more stupid, the triathlon must have taken Him completely by surprize.
- P. Z. Pearce
I would sooner be prime minister of the moon than run another marathon. I've been really lucky. I didn't have any toenails fall off or anything disgusting like that. I still have all three nipples.
- Ryan Reynolds
We can't all be heroes because someone has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by.
- Will Rogers
It's unnatural for people to run around the city streets unless they are thieves or victims. It makes people nervous to see someone running. I know that when I see someone running on my street, my instincts tell me to let the dog go after him.
- Mike Royko
I don't think jogging is healthy, especially morning jogging. If morning joggers knew how tempting they looked to morning motorists, they would stay home and do sit-ups.
- Rita Rudner
You have to forget your last marathon before you try another. Your mind can't know what's coming.
- Frank Shorter
If you start to feel good during an ultra, don't worry, you will get over it.
- Gene Thibeault
The faster you run, the faster you're done.
- Steve Tiefenthaler
It hurts real bad, yet they say that it's good for you.
- Tom Tiefenthaler
It hurts up to a point and then it doesn't get any worse.
- Ann Trason
I love running cross country....On a track, I feel like a hamster.
- Robin Williams
Jogging is for people who aren't intelligent enough to watch television.
- Victoria Wood
Marathon runners with bad shoes suffer the agony of de feet.