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The secret to running motivation lies within. What truly motivates you is likely to be different from what motivates the runner next to you. And what drives them forward may just leave you completely cold.

Chances are, though, that something in our selection of the very best motivational videos and quotes will resonate with you. Watch, enjoy and find the one thing that truly and completely motivates you to running success.

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    Running injuries: The mental road to recovery

    How should you deal with running injury? Not the physical aspect itself, though that’s challenge enough. No, I’m talking about the mental aspect. It may be less apparent to the outside world, but that makes it no...

    • Posted June 18, 2014
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    Why Do You Run?

    A few months ago, a short film was released. Directed by Matan Rochlitz and Ivo Gormley, the piece was simply entitled ‘The Runners’. As the directors explained to the Guardian, they were trying to understand what goes...

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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    When Your Competitor Falls, What Do You Do?

    That was the question faced by Meghan Vogel, a junior runner for West Liberty-Salem High School in Ohio. With about 20 meters to go in the 3,200, Arden McMath collapsed in front of Vogel, recalls Doug Binder...

    • Posted June 3, 2014
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    Instant running motivation – 50 inspiring quotes

    Here’s the motivational kick you need. 50 of the most inspiring quotes to help you continue the fight against your latest injury or the latest challenges thrown up by your training programme. You may also be interested...

    • Posted April 27, 2014
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    An ultra-runner’s guide to pain

    “Let me tell you something you already know. The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows…” So begins Why do we fall?, the YouTube sensation viewed by more than 11 MILLION (that’s not a typo) runners and other...

    • Posted April 10, 2014
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    The most famous Olympian to finish last – and still be a winner

    The finest Olympic moment? There are hundreds to choose from. But the most moving Olympic moment? There’s no competition. Derek Redmond. Barcelona. The 400m semi-finals. The background to the race was promising. In the first round, Redmond...

    • Posted April 10, 2014
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    Believe the voice that you can run a little faster

    When the alarm goes off what do you do? For most of us, we’re not thinking. There’s an instinctive mechanism at work. We’re operating on autopilot. You might press snooze. Roll over and lose another few minutes...

    • Posted April 10, 2014
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    One million reasons why running motivation is child’s play

    When you think of a champion in the world of athletics (or any other arena for that matter), a few things spring to mind. Determination. Hunger. Desire. Today’s video illustrates those qualities perfectly. You’ll hear some of...

    • Posted April 10, 2014
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    40 Top Videos for Instant Running Motivation

    Running motivation is a mysterious force. It can compel you effortlessly towards your running goals. But, more often than not, it’s an elusive beast that can disappear without a moment’s notice. When that happens, you need instant...

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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    George Sheehan running quotes: “The obsession with running”

    Image by Mark Sebastian It’s very hard in the beginning to understand that the whole idea is not to beat the other runners. Eventually you learn that the competition is against the little voice inside you that...

    • Posted March 24, 2013
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    George Sheehan running quotes: “Do the best with what you’ve got”

    Image by Mark Sebastian It’s very hard in the beginning to understand that the whole idea is not to beat the other runners. Eventually you learn that the competition is against the little voice inside you that...

    • Posted March 24, 2013
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    George Sheehan running quotes: “The little voice inside”

    Image by Mark Sebastian It’s very hard in the beginning to understand that the whole idea is not to beat the other runners. Eventually you learn that the competition is against the little voice inside you that...

    • Posted March 24, 2013
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    Edwin (Neil) Culbertson Running Quotes: “Runners don’t do drugs, they make their own…naturally”

    Image by USAG Humphreys Runners don’t do drugs, they make their own… naturally. Further Reading on Running, Doping and Edwin (Neil) Culbertson In Memoriam The Top Athletes Looking for an Edge and the Scientists Trying to Stop...

    • Posted March 23, 2013
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    Amby Burfoot Running Quotes: “The True But Rare Runner’s High”

    Image by Joseph Cote The true but rare runner’s high is a zone that we enter when everything seems to click perfectly, when time stands still, and when we can run almost without effort. Further reading on...

    • Posted March 22, 2013
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    Kara Goucher Running Quotes: “Running Allows Me To Set My Mind Free”

    Image by Pedro Moura Pinheiro Running allows me to set my mind free. Nothing seems impossible, nothing unattainable. Further reading on Kara Goucher About Kara Goucher Articles by Kara Goucher 25 Best Motivational Running Quotes of All...

    • Posted March 22, 2013
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    Abe Gubegna Running Quotes: “When The Sun Comes Up, You Better Be Running”

    Image by Aristocrats-hat Every morning in Africa a gazelle wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the lion or it will not survive. Every morning a lion wakes up and it knows it must run...

    • Posted March 22, 2013
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