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I want to run until I can’t run.
– Bill Rodgers
I ran my fastest marathon in the rain.
You cannot always run at your best.
I believe in keeping running simple and, in regard to shoes, that would mean no gimmicks, unnecessary cushioning, etc.
The starting line of the New York Marathon is kind of like a giant time bomb behind you about to go off. It is the most spectacular start in sport.
Every race is totally different.
Anybody can be a runner… We were meant to move. We were meant to run. It’s the easiest sport.
Being a runner means you are now ‘free’ to win and lose and live life to its fullest.
Hills are terrific for running.
To be a consistent winner means preparing not just one day, one month or even one year – but for a lifetime.
I believe you’ll develop speed via strength work which includes hill running, either repeats, or running hilly courses as the Kenyans do on a steady basis.
If you want to win a race you have to go a little berserk.
Age 50 is a lot tougher than 40s.
I like rain, actually.
My guess is many top athletes, distance runners included, use performance-enhancing drugs, enough so that the problem must be tackled.
The marathon can humble you.
My whole feeling in terms of racing is that you have to be very bold. You sometimes have to be aggressive and gamble.
My biggest weakness as a endurance athlete has been in not drinking enough water after training, thereby racing sometimes while dehydrated.
I always say if the marathon is a part-time interest, you will only get part-time results.
I believe in gradual experimentation with running shoes.