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Hugh Atkinson Running Quotes: “A Runner Runs Against Himself”

By on Mar 20, 2013
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You don’t run against a bloody stop watch, do you hear? A runner runs against himself, against the best that’s in him. Not against a dead thing of wheels and pulleys. That’s the way to be great, running against yourself. Against all the rotten mess in the world. Against God, if you’re good enough.

Further reading on Hugh Atkinson

Note that the quote above is by Bill Persons, a fictional character in Hugh Atkinson’s ‘The Games’.


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