11 Motivational Running Quotes to Inspire You

We all have times when running isn’t going our way. Injuries pop up and so do setbacks. And when our running is taken away from us, it can seem like everything is crashing down around us.

When that happens, it’s good to lean on some motivation from people who’ve been there and overcome the setbacks that we’re currently experiencing.


In this post, you’ll find 11 quotes that will help you bounce back from your running setback. They will help put running into perspective and allow you to focus on getting healthy and strong enough to run again.

11 inspirational quotes to help you out of your running funk

Eat well. Move daily. Hydrate often. Sleep lots. Love your body.

There is no limit to what you can achieve if you make the decision to commit to your goal.

It might feel difficult now, but you’ll be so proud of yourself when you’re done.

Your greatest struggles will be your greatest lessons.

Every experience makes you grow.

Fall in love with the process of becoming the very best version of yourself.

Don’t compare yourself to others. Compare yourself to the person from yesterday.

Don’t rush anything. Good things are coming to you.

If you believe you can do it then you can.

The harder you work today brings you that much closer to your goal tomorrow.

Whether or not you recognize it, you’re growing and learning every single day.


This current injury you are dealing with isn’t forever. It’s temporary and with some work and some attention, you’ll be back running in no time.

It’s not every day that you’ll be sidelined, so take it one day at a time. Focus on the few things that you can control and do your best to unpack why you got injured in the first place.

If you need some pointers on what you can do to come back from an injury, you can start by clicking the posts below and reading these articles I’ve written:


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