Running Slogans

Do you need some running slogans? Every year for cross country and track, the kids on my team always want some new silly or motivational saying to put on a T-shirt. They always complain that they can't think of anything to put on. Well, I hope to solve their problems with this list.

Tips4Running has scoured the internet and these are some of the best of the best running slogans. Other pages on this site include the following.

1. Famous Athlete Quotes
2. Famous Runner's Quotes & Advertisement Quotes
3. Cross Country Running Quotes
4. Marathon Quotes
5. Funny Running Quotes

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Below are the categories for the Running Slogans. Enjoy!

Simple Sayings
Front Side - Back Side
Girls Team
Borderline Inappropriate

Simple Sayings

* Pass them, don't pace them!
* TOTAL DOMINATION. Any questions?
* Runners Run.
* My sport is your sport's punishment.
* Today is a good day to stride.
* Let us rid ourselves of every burden and sin that clings to us and persevere in running the race that lies before us.
* We are building a fire. Each day we train, we are adding more fuel. At just the right moment, we'll light the match!
* The work doesn't start until the pain kicks in.
* Everyone gets knocked down. Champions get up.
* Run, Eat, Sleep, Repeat.
* Pain is just weakness leaving your body.
* It's just pain. It goes away.
* My sport is your sports punishment.
* -Insert lame Prefontaine quote here—
* -Insert motivational quote here—
* Champions train, losers complain.
* Feel the burn!
* May the course be with you.
* The gun goes off. I am the bullet.
* We have promises to keep, teams to beat and miles to go before we sleep.
* Sweat + Sacrifice = Success
* Live your life
* Not as boring as it looks
* If you can read this...we're just warming up.
* Cross Country--finally a practical use for golf courses.
* Cross country is a mental sport and we're all insane.
* Trample the weak. Hurdle the dead.
* 90% of running is half mental.
* Didn't I just see you?
* Who fartleked?
* Pain will pass. Pride will last.
* No one ever drowned in sweat.
* Losers Quit when their tired. Winners Never Quit.
* We've got more legs than a bucket of chicken.
* If you can't run with the big dogs of "fill in team/school name" stay on the porch.
* If you're not the lead dog, the view never changes.
* I will do today what you won't, so tomorrow I can do what you can't
* It's a trail if I say it is.
* I'm faster than you because I run more.
* Running a lot. It works.
* Run for Fun - Race for Place
* I heart running.
* Pain is temporary. Pride is forever.
* If you're not the lead dog, the view never changes.
* Comrades in sweat.
* How can we be so skinny and live so phat?
* The faster you run, the faster you're done!
* The wishbone will never replace the backbone.
* Runners don’t die; they only smell like it.
* Why are all these people following me?
* Slow and steady will with the race, except in a real race.

It's Fun To Win

Front Side - Back Side Running Slogans

* (front) Loved by few. Hated by many.
* (front) I'm to XC for this shirt
(back) So XC it hurts.
* (front) Slow and steady wins...
* (front) There are two roads in life.
(back) Run both.
* (front)Obsession:
(back) A word used by the lazy to describe the dedicated.
* (front) Run with the Best.
(back) Dust for the rest. (back)
* (front) Tangerines are oranges that didn't want it bad enough.
* (front) The truth is that you can always run faster.
(back) Hey, the truth hurts.
* (front) Seen by spectators
(back) Seen by the competition
* (front) Take a good look at this side...
(back) Cause this is the side you'll be seeing most.
* (front) We bust ours
(back) To kick yours
* (front) Love
(back) Hate
* (front) Run Cross Country
(back)If you can read this then I'm not last.
* (front) Blank
(back)Dear God, please let there be someone behind me to read this. Amen
* (front) I am so fast
(back)If I was playing tag, I would never be it.

Girls Team Running Slogans

* I'm the fast girl your mother warned you about.
* Fast girls have good times.
* You run like a girl! Good for you.
* We have the best set of legs in town.
* Our Mascara runs faster than you.
* It's okay to be fast...
* My mom told me never to chase boys, so now I leave them in my dust!

Borderline Inappropriate Running Slogans

* Run like you stole something.
* The road to hell is paved. Run Cross Country!
* The Surgeon General says it's okay to smoke your competition.
* Runners do it with rhythm.
* Cross Country Runners do it longer.
* Cross-country runners do it in the woods.
* We've got a bad case of the runs.
* (Boy's teams) Cross country is the only high school sport that requires two balls.
* We kick asphalt
* (Girl's Team) State or Bust? We'll take both!
* We kick our own ass so we can kick yours too!
* HTFU (That means Harden the F#$@ Up!)
* If you feel like crap, run faster. You won't feel better, but at least you'll be done sooner.

Mud Run Fun

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This article was written by David Tiefenthaler, the founder and main contributor for In addition to running, he's also an author, and a full time teacher.

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