A step forward

A step forward is never wasted!  Monday morning motivation.

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“My running shoes were like giant erasers. Each foot strike rubbed away some earlier failure. I’d made a thousand promises to myself over my lifetime. I promised myself I’d quit smoking or drinking or overeating. I failed. I promised myself I’d get in shape; lose some weight; take better care of myself; be a better husband, father, son, person. I failed. But with running, I could succeed. The success was small in the beginning, sometimes as small as a single step. But after a lifetime of failures, it was all the success I needed.” – John Bingham, Running for Mortals: A Common Sense Plan for Changing Your Life Through Running.

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“A meaningful mantra regardless of race distance: In the first half of the race, don’t be an idiot. In the second half of the race, don’t be a wimp.” – Scott Douglas, The Little Red Book of Running.

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“You don’t stop running because you get old. You get old because you stop running.” – Jack Kirk, known as the ‘Dipsea Demon’, holds the record of most consecutive competitions in the Dipsea Race, having finished 67 consecutive Dipseas from 1930 until 2002.

Thanks Gibson’s Daily Running Quotes.  We needed that!

Until next time…

Reggae Marathon RunninGuy (aka Sugar ‘Tuff Gong’ Bong)

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