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    If you change your lifestyle, remember it's not a wind sprint, but it's a marathon you're embarked on, and you'll be able to stay there.

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    If you fail to prepare, prepare to fail.

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    I have to change a lot of things before I become a good marathon runner.

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    I had a mini marathon once I landed the role - going from 'Splendor in the Grass' to 'Bonnie and Clyde' to 'Shampoo' to 'Reds.' I watched them back to back. I found that when you're in the mood for 'Reds,' you're not in the mood for 'Shampoo.'

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    I think psychedelics are sort of like doing calisthenics in preparation for the marathon at the end of time.

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    I'm never going to run this again.

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    I like making comics and animation because it takes such a long time. I'm not a runner of the 100 meter. I like marathons. The longer it takes, the better I feel.

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    Listen to your body. Do not be a blind and deaf tenant.

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    Life’s a marathon, not a sprint.

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    I thought about running a marathon a long time ago, but I'm just not a runner.

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    It's about time! It's supposed to be a ritual, not a marathon.

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    It's kind of like a midlife crisis kind of thing. When you turn 40, you have to run the marathon, while all the parts still work properly.

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    I will never be ok with the suffering of others - that I will likely continue to fight so I must treat it as a marathon race not a sprint.

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    Long slow distance makes long slow runners.

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    Part of the reason I fell in love with the trail is because it was so extremely difficult, more difficult than the marathons and Ironmans I'd competed in. Not just physically but emotionally it was a new challenge, as well. It really helped me to learn and grow in so many ways.

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    Making a movie is like a marathon, and commercials are like sprints - they're equally satisfying, but in different ways.

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    Marathons are about tenacity as much as talent.

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    My thoughts and prayers go out to the thousands of marathon runners, onlookers, city officials and others affected by this senseless tragedy.

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    NYC Marathon cancelled: runners are scrambling to find some other meaningless accomplishment to use as a proxy for control over their lives.

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    One skill that separates good from almost-good runners is an ability to concentrate for an entire race, whether it is a mile or a marathon.

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    Marathons are hard because of the physical pain, the pounding on the muscles, joints, tendons.

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    My new obsession is 'Storage Wars.' I don't know how such a simple show concept can be so addicting, but I can sit and watch marathons of it.

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    Novels are a marathon, while comic scripts are a sprint.

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    Plenty of people who are 38 have run really well in the marathon.

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    Rincewind had always been happy to think of himself as a racist. The One Hundred Meters, the Mile, the Marathon -- he'd run them all.

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    Remember why you're running your marathon. When you're struggling with those training runs that thought will help you.

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    The novelist is more a marathon runner than long-distance runner and the kind of courage it takes working in such isolation cannot be underestimated. I really respect my fellow writers on this front.

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    The marathon always starts after 30K. That's where the problems start. You start without any problems, without any pain. All the pain comes after 30K. Sometimes, it's possible to have pain even in the finger.

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    The marathon is like a bullfight.

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    The marathon's about being in contention over the last 10K. That's when it's about what you have in your core. You have run all the strength, all the superficial fitness out of yourself, and it really comes down to what's left inside you. To be able to draw deep and pull something out of yourself is one of the most tremendous things about the marathon.

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    Triumph over adversity that's what the marathon is all about. Nothing in life can't triumph after that

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    This presents a serious question." They both looked at me. "What's that?" asked Lena. "Whether to start you off with a Doctor Who marathon or dive straight into Firefly.

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    Wounded Warriors tell me they're not just going to walk again, they're going to run, and they're going to run marathons!

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    We can help the work of justice by preparing for a marathon, not a sprint. A long obedience in the same direction

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    Within each of us is a hidden store of energy. Energy we can release to compete in the marathon of life.

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    Writing is a marathon, not a sprint.

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    You can't win a marathon without putting some bandaids on your nipples!

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    Yesterday was the New York City Marathon. Republicans won in a landslide.

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    You can run a sprint or your can run a marathon, but you can't sprint a marathon.

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    You can be born into a musical family and have an ear for music but being technically gifted, be it playing an instrument or songwriting, takes years to get good at. So for me, I'm excited to start over, and yeah, I have a few talents I can build off of. But I see this as a long process; it's a marathon.

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    And then there's the perverse joy of subtly working in references to marathon training in daily life, say at the post office or while waiting outside my first-graders' classrooms at the end of the school day.

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    Advice of all kinds from experienced marathoners can sweep you away. Your training, reading and racing will expand your network and everyone has a story – the best shoes, clothes, energy foods. Don’t second-guess yourself or your process. Be friendly, act on advice that feels right for you and leave the rest.

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    All discomfort is not equal. Learning to listen will help you distinguish among effort, fatigue and pain. To what degree, under what conditions and over what period of time your body experiences these sensations will determine how you respond.

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    Allow seven months to responsibly train for your first marathon. This will minimize stress to your mind and body and give your existential nature time to incorporate a new way of being.

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    As runners, we tend to think in exchanges and zero sum games: If I finish this race, I get a medal. If I run 10 miles today, I’ll have earned this burger. I have to hit these splits, otherwise, I failed. But sometimes, the things we get out of a run are far more abstract than a piece of tin to wear around our neck or a set of numbers on a stopwatch. A run can take us to places and people we would otherwise never have the opportunity to encounter.

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    Don’t get disheartened a mile into a marathon.

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    marathon: (noun) A popular form of overpriced torture wherein participants wake up at ass-o-clock in the morning and stand in the freezing cold until it's time to run, at which point they miserably trot for a god-awful interval of time that could be better spent sleeping in and/or consuming large quantities of beer and cupcakes. See also: masochism, awfulness, "a bunch of bullshit", boob-chafing, cupcake deprivation therapy

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    Body follows mind. If the mind compares itself to others this could lead to overtraining. Tune out what other runners do and how fast they run. Tune in, instead, to how your body wants to increase speed and distance.

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    Boredom has a bad rap. Its true character reveals you are deep inside your comfort zone. Boredom is a docent beckoning toward the edges of a labyrinth.

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    De meeste vrienden die eens een keertje met me meelopen laten me al na een paar kilometer in de steek. Ze krijgen de slappe lach van het lopen. Ik niet. Er valt voor mij niets te lachen. Hardlopen is voor mij een heel ernstige zaak. In Duitse klassieke muziek wordt ook niet veel gelachen, dus waarom tijdens het hardlopen wel?

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