Bill Rodgers Quotes

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Bill Rodgers Quotes

I believe youll develop speed via strength work which includes hill running, either repeats, or running hilly courses as the Kenyans do on a steady basis.
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Training need not be an all-or-nothing battle, involving punishing track practice, grueling calisthenics, and wrenching interval sessions every afternoon. It could be a fun and easy cruise through the gorgeous New England countryside. It could be an act of freedom by which I could step outside myself and my racing mind. A long run in nature could even be a way to connect my physical body with the unseen spirit of the universe.

— Bill Rodgers

I like rain, actually.

— Bill Rodgers

The starting line of the New York Marathon is kind of like a giant time bomb behind you about to go off. It is the most spectacular start in sport.

— Bill Rodgers

Every race is totally different.

— Bill Rodgers

The advice I have for beginners is the same philosophy that I have for runners of all levels of experience and ability
consistency, a sane approach, moderation and making your running an enjoyable, rather than dreaded, part of your life.

— Bill Rodgers

Being a lifelong runner, knowing what running gives me, a variety of factors - that is what motivates me.

— Bill Rodgers

I can't even imagine what it's like to run for 5 or 6 hours.

— Bill Rodgers

Running is a very natural activity. If you get too caught up, you find yourself constantly seeking to make running something that it isn't. You should let it be what it is - a very simple activity. Running has become too complicated for many people and they wind up turning sour on the sport, or losing the focus of their direction.

— Bill Rodgers

I also feel it usually takes four or five races to hit your best marathon for your body to be accustomed to the training AND the race itself.

— Bill Rodgers

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