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The real purpose of running isn't to win a race, it's to test the limits of the human heart.


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Don't give anything away. Never make it easy for the guys you are trying to beat.



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To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.



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If someone says, 'Hey, I ran 100 miles this week. How far did you run?' ignore him! What the hell difference does it make?.... The magic is in the man, not the 100 miles.



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If at the end of a race you know yourself that you have done your best, you're a winner.





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