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North Monterey County Condors Track & Field

Athletes Quotes on demand!!

"Everybody Mambo!"
-Alex Lucio, Refuge All-Star

"Win the croud, win your freedom."
-Steven Muoz, Refuge All-Star

"DUST!!!!"
-Jose Garcia (Ugly), "Night Crawler"

"Help me"
-Pelon, Captive Prisoner...

Real Quotes :)

"Hills are speed work in disguise"
-Frank Shorter; 1972 Olympic Marathon Champion

"Mental will is a muscle that needs exercise, just like muscles of the body"
-Lynn Jennings, three-time World Cross-Country champion

"Training is a case of stress management. Stress and rest, stress and rest"
-Brooks Johnson, former U.S. Olympic coach

"Only think of two things-the report of the pistol and the tape. When you hear one, run like hell until you break the other."
-Sam Mussabini, final advice to Harold Abrahams prior to the Olympic 100 meters in Paris, 1924

"Somewhere in the world someone is training when you are not. When you race him, he will win."
-Tom Fleming's Boston Marathon training sign on his wall

"I eat whatever the guy who beat me in the last race ate."
-Alex Ratelle, master's runner

"It's the mind that tells you when to give up."
-Jamaican sprint star Marlene Ottey

"A lot of people run a race to see who's the fastest. I run to see who has the most guts."
-Steve Prefontaine, U.S. distance great

"The will to win means nothing without the will to prepare."
-Juma Ikangaa, Tanzanian marathoner

"Fear is a great motivator."
-John Treacy, Irish Olympian and marathon silver medallist in 1984

"Interval training on the track, hill training in the woods, fast tempo runs, easy distance runs:
All have a place in a well-rounded training program."
-Jack Daniels, Ph.D., who advised many top U.S. runners, including Alberto Salazar and Joan Benoit Samuelson

"A race is a work of art that people can look at and be affected by in as many ways as they're capable of understanding."
-Steve Prefontaine, U.S. distance great

"Training is principally an act of faith."
-Franz Stamfl, Austrian-born professional coach

"Running is peace and quite and freedom."
-Terry Anderson, former hostage in Beirut