Funny Running Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old funny running quotes, funny running sayings, and funny running proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

They say good things take time, that's why I run slow. Amanda Brooks
You run funny but you don't run so badly. Jean Echenoz
The pleasure of jogging and running is rather like that of wearing a fur coat in Texas in August: the true joy comes in being able to take the damn thing off. Joseph Epstein
If you come to think of it, you never see deer, dogs, and rabbits worrying about their menus, and yet they run much faster than humans. Emil Zapotek
I learned not to take the lead if I wasn't sure where the finish line was. Pat Petersen
Even if you fall flat on your surface at least you are moving forward. Sue Luke
Even in high school, you were some kind of fruitcake if you ran, like you were naked in the wind. Nobody else did it; there were no cheerleaders or anything like that, Charlie Rodgers
Running is like mouthwash; if you can feel the burn, it's working. Brian Tackett
A Sunny day in winter' is a nice way of describing the seasoned runner. I've heard worse. Roger Robinson
When I jog I joggle. Ogden Nash
Another patron in the restaurant learned of my run, and he sang me an impromptu song opera-style about how what I was doing was crazy. It caught me off guard, and all I could do was laugh! Jeff Grabosky
I had my personal soundtrack of echoing cows as I ran through the hills. At the time it seemed quite funny, and if nothing else, it kept my spirits up. Jeff Grabosky
Choosing how many days per week to run is like finding a life partner. You just know when it's right. Meghan KIta
Before getting finally straightened out, he dealt with his problems in two ways, both a bit extreme. He went on what he calls his divorce diet, and he started running a hundred miles a week. The net result? 'I lost 40 pounds,' he says. '150 if you include my wife.' Feherty
Funny dad, you ran six miles; I stayed here eating frozen waffles and lookie here: we both ended up in the same place!' Peter Sagal
Long distance running is 90 percent mental and the other half is physical. Rich Hall
Act like a horse. Be dumb. Just run. Jumbo Eliott
No doubt a brain and some shoes are essential for marathon success. Although if it comes down to a choice, pick the shoes. More people finish marathons with no brains than with no shoes. Don Kardong
I used to jog but the ice cubes kept falling out of my glass. David Lee Roth
I've always felt that long, slow distance produces long, slow runners. Sebastian Coe
Run like you stole something. Anonymous
Jogging is for people who aren't intelligent enough to watch television. Victoria Wood
I love running cross country....On a track, I feel like a hamster. Robin Williams
I run so my goals in life will continue to get bigger instead of my belly. Bill Kirby
The trouble with jogging is that by the time you realize you're not in shape for it, it's too far to walk back. Franklin Jones
I go running when I have to. When the ice cream truck is doing sixty. Wendy Liebman
Good things come slow - specially in distance running. Bill Dellinger
My doctor told me that jogging could add years to my life. I think he was right. I feel ten years older already. Milton Berle