The Blue Eyed Warrior

The Adventures of the Norse Goddess of War

Runner’s World Quote of the Day

“I definitely want to show how beautiful the marathon can be. I am the opponent of all those who find the marathon bad: the psychologists, the physiologists, the doubters. I make the marathon beautiful for myself and for others. That’s why I’m here.”

-Uta Pippig, the first woman to win the Boston Marathon three consecutive times

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“Working out for pants size isn’t enough. I need a goal or a race to get back on the treadmill every day.” -Drew Carey, Comedian; Host, The Price is Right, via Runner’s World Quote of the Day

Runner’s World Quote of the Day

“Relish the bad training runs. Without them it’s difficult to recognize, much less appreciate, the good ones.” -Pat Teske

“You have to forget your last marathon before you try another. Your mind can’t know what’s coming.” – Frank Shorter

“The runner’s greatest asset, apart from essential fitness of body, is a cool and calculating brain allied to confidence and courage.” -Franz Stampfl, Franz Stampfl on Running

“Why couldn’t Pheidippides have died here?” –Frank Shorter’s comment to Kenny Moore at the 16-mile mark in one of Shorter’s first marathons. (Will-Weber’s “Marathon” chapter.)

“Relish the bad training runs. Without them it’s difficult to recognize, much less appreciate, the good ones.” -Pat Teske