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"The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive. The great opportunity is where you are."
John Burroughs


(See ViF content index sidebar below - Quotes, Training Videos, and Articles of Interest)

ViF - Featured Motivational Quotes

"Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it."
Lou Holtz - College Coach Great

"If you set a goal for yourself and are able to achieve it, you have won the race. Your goal can be to come in first, to improve your performance, or just to finish the race - it's up to you"
Dave Scott - Six Time Ironman World Champion

Monday Motivation - Why do you run?

Finishing is more than just crossing a line on the road.

A non-runner might ask, why do you run if it hurts?
Is it because...
Knowing you gave everything, means everything!

We all run for different reasons.

Why do you run?


  1. Brian,
    Great video clip, I love that stuff. I pretty much always tear up watching sports clips...
    Thanks for the encouragement on my blog too!
    :-) Sara

  2. Sara,
    I hear ya...."Because my Father" "Because my Son" gives me goose bumps watching it, and of course the IM stuff, love it!
    Train safe,

  3. I've been an athlete my whole life. Athletics is part of who I am. I run because it soothes my mind while strengthens my body.

  4. Yes, running is great at clearing the mind and letting you just forget about things and drift away! Run on...