The Blue Eyed Warrior

The Adventures of the Norse Goddess of War

Archive for June, 2011

“My philosophy on running is, I don’t dwell on it, I do it.” -Joan Samuelson


“My fitness is close to where it needs to be and I have time, so I’m running with serenity and confidence and letting the improvements come to me.” -Kara Goucher, American long-distance runner

“I don’t worry about what I’ve run. I worry about what I’m going to run. To be successful, you’ve got to keep moving.” -Rae Baymiller

“At first an ordeal and then an accomplishment, the daily run becomes a staple, like bread, or wine, a fine marriage, or air. It is also a free pass to friendship.” -Benjamin Cheever, Strides

Inspirational quote: “When I had cancer and was going through chemo, running was the one thing that gave me confidence.” -Ethan Zohn, Survivor winner and charity founder

“You have to wonder at times what you’re doing out there. Over the years, I’ve given myself a thousand reasons to keep running, but it always comes back to where it started. It comes down to self-satisfaction and a sense of achievement.” -Steve Prefontaine

“To be a consistent winner means preparing not just one day, one month or even one year – but for a lifetime.” -Bill Rodgers