46+ Best Track and Field Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Track and field is the general name for a particular group of sports in which people compete, including running, jumping, and throwing. Inspirational track and field quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

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Famous Track and Field Quotes

To be number one, you have to train like you’re number two  Maurice Greene

Don’t listen to negative influences Believe in yourself, and show others what you can do Only you can find your potential Marla Runyan

Somewhere in the world, someone is training when you are not When you race him, he will win Tom Fleming

Go in any direction seeking out new sights just on the strength of your feet and the courage of your lungs Paula Radcliffe

Life is often compared to a marathon, but I think it is more like being a sprinter; long stretches of hard work punctuated by brief moments in which we are given the opportunity to perform at our best Michael Johnson

The future lies before you, like a field of fallen snow. Be careful how you tread it, for every step will show

The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in determination Tommy Lasorda

Without that it’s hard to keep running Haile Gebrselassie

Track and field is the best way to reach out for kids It doesn’t matter how fast you are You always want to beat someone Carl Lewis

Some people have a negative attitude, and that’s their disability Marla Runyan

The true measure of a runner isn’t in time, but rather in the effort it took along the way Jenny Hadfield

Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there Will Rogers

A lot of people run a race to see who is the fastest I run to see who has the most guts, who can punish himself into exhausting pace, and then at the end, punish himself even more Steve Prefontaine

Life is a marathon, not a sprint; pace yourself accordingly Amby Burfoot

I let my feet spend as little time on the ground as possible From the air, fast down, and from the ground, fast up Jesse Owens

It’s the strongest word in the Finnish language. You tell a Finn he doesn’t have sisu, that’s like spitting in his face Arthur Lydiard

All athletes need three things commitment, discipline, and hard work Without that, it’s hard to keep running Haile Gebrselassie

I always loved running It was something you could do by yourself and under your own power Jesse Owens

Racing teaches us to challenge ourselves. It teaches us to push beyond where we thought we could go It helps us to find out what we are made of PattiSue Plumer

It hurts up to a point and then it doesn’t get any worse Ann Trason

Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there Will Rogers

There is something about the ritual of the race  putting on the number, lining up, being timed  that brings out the best in us Grete Waitz

I used to have tears in my eyes on the way to practice because I was so focused. For me, track and field was serious business I didn’t have any friends. I was very isolated and focused Edwin Moses

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field I’ll meet you there Rumi

Running allows me to set my mind free Kara Goucher

A goal is just an awesome way to force growth on yourself Deena Kastor

The best way people will come to recognize that track and field is a great sport is to see athletes excelling at it. Which is what I intend to do Maurice Greene

Running with others can help get you out when you might otherwise blow it off Frank Shorter

You can’t flirt with the track. You must marry it Bill Easton

The future lies before you, like a field of fallen snow Be careful how you tread it, for every step will show

Jogging is very beneficial. It’s good for your legs and your feet. It’s also very good for the ground. It makes it feel needed Charles Shulz

Track and field, because it was something I could do by myself, one on one, me against everybody else Jim Thorpe

Act like a horse. Be dumb Just run Jumbo Elliot

Running reminded me exactly who I am and what I am made of Lynn Jennings

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 P. Jones

It teaches us to push beyond where we thought we could go It helps us to find out what we are made of This is what we do. This is what it’s all about PattiSue Plumer

I run so my goals in life will continue to get bigger instead of my belly Bill Kirby

An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field Niels Bohr

The great thing about athletics is that it’s like poker, sometimes you know what’s in your hand and it may be a load of rubbish, but you’ve got to keep up the front Sebastian Coe

Mental will is a muscle that needs exercise, just like the muscles of the body Lynn Jennings

If you feel bad at 10 miles, you’re in trouble If you feel bad at 20 miles, you’re normal. If you don’t feel bad at 26 miles, you’re abnormal Rob de Castella

The ability to grow is directly related to the amount of insecurity you can take in your life Bruce Jenner

Running is like mouthwash; if you can feel the burn, it’s working Brian Tackett

Running is my meditation, mind flush, cosmic telephone, mood elevator and spiritual communion Lorraine Moller

I go running when I have to. Like when the ice cream truck is doing sixty Wendy Liebman