The Blue Eyed Warrior

The Adventures of the Norse Goddess of War

Archive for May, 2011

“With the proper motivation, that is, a good reason for wanting to do it, your mind can overcome any sort of adversity.”

-Franz Stampfl, running coach


“I’ve learned that it’s what you do with your miles, rather than how many you’ve run.”

-Rod DeHaven, Olympic marathoner

“Saying you don’t have enough time is a bad reason to not run. There’s always time for a run.”

-Kathleen Sebelius, Health and Human Services Secretary

When you don’t think you can do something, sometimes things just fall together really well on race day and you totally surprise yourself. So it’s worth it to put yourself out there and take some chances.”
-Lisa Koll, U.S. distance runner and four time NCAA Division One Champion

“Running is about finding your inner peace, and so is a life well lived.”
-Dean Karnazes, Ultrarunner and best-selling author

“My feeling is that any day that I am too busy to run is a day that I am too busy.”
– John Bryant

“If you want to become the best runner you can be, start now. Don’t spend the rest of your life wondering if you can do it.”
-Priscilla Welch