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Wednesday Quotes, 2/5

I sometimes think that running has given me a glimpse of the greatest freedom a man can ever know, because it results in the simultaneous liberation of both the mind and body….. The runner does not know how or why he runs. He only knows that he must run….. We run, not because it is doing us good, but because we enjoy it and cannot help ourselves. — Roger Bannister, 1956

Fact: More USA Track & Field National Championships and Olympic Trails have been held at Oregon’s Hayward Field than anywhere else. Period.

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Lacking Motivation?

It Doesn't Matter How Fast You Are
It Doesn't Matter How Fast You Are

“I sometimes think that running has given me a glimpse of the greatest freedom a man can ever know, because it results in the simultaneous liberation of both mind and body……The runner does not know why he runs. He only knows that he must run……We run, not because we think it is doing us good, but because we enjoy it and cannot help ourselves.” — Roger Bannister, 1956

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Impossible Is For Amateurs

Why Do We Run (reprise)

Runner's Tan or Farmer's Tan?
Runner's Tan or Farmer's Tan?

The USA Track & Field National Championships began yesterday at Drake University.

Americas best runners, jumpers and throwers, all competing for the title, “National Champion“.

When you get past the titles, and the record books, and look closer, this is why we run  – “…we enjoy it and can not help ourselves.”

PS. Click why to find out who said that and see the rest of what he/she said.

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Roger Bannister Birthday

To celebrate Roger Bannister’s birthday, here’s a You Tube Video USATF sent through the USATF Facebook Fan page:

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Wait There’s More

What do Guido Mueller and Roger Bannister have in common?

Most people know Roger Bannister was the first person (1956) to run one mile in less than four-minutes.

So what did Guido Muller do? By the way, this is the same Guido as in yesterday’s post.

People who know, claim that what Guido Muller did in August at the 2009 Master’s Track & Field World Championships in Finland, is equivalent to what Roger Bannister did – humanly impossible.

I was there when it happened. In fact, I was filming all the 400 meter final races. And then this happened:

Impossible is nothing. Carpe diem.