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    There's an old adage that for every second too fast per mile in the first half of the race, you'll run at least 2 seconds slower at the end.
    — Jeff Galloway
    tags: race 
     
    Most people have this perception that you have to be out there running for an hour and a half every day. But you don't have to give up your career and family to run a marathon.
    — Jeff Galloway
    Even world class performers can benefit from walk breaks.
    — Jeff Galloway
    tags: world 
     
    Think chest/hips/ push, or CHP, when it's time for uphill running. Chest up, hips forward, push strongly off each foot.
    — Jeff Galloway
    tags: time  running 
     
    Here is the start, there is the finish line. Between that, you have to run.
    — Jeff Galloway
    If you're laboring up a steep hill, imagine that a towrope is attached to the center of your chest, pulling you steadily toward the top.
    — Jeff Galloway
    tags: imagine 
     
    Find a way to enjoy parts of every run. Most of your runs should be mostly enjoyable.
    — Jeff Galloway
    Everyone has stress. A good run may not erase it, but it can reduce the effect and allow runners to gain control.
    — Jeff Galloway
    tags: control  stress 
     
    When using the run-walk method to finish a marathon, the most important walk break comes in the first mile. The second most important one comes in the second mile, and so on. The point is, walk before you become fatigued.
    — Jeff Galloway
    We have a no puke rule. The purpose is performance, not puking.
    — Jeff Galloway
    tags: rules 
     
    Marathon training doesn't have to be a grind. By running for about 30 minutes two times a week, and by gradually increasing the length of a third weekly run-the long run-anyone can finish a marathon.
    — Jeff Galloway
    tags: time  running 
     
    To finish will leave you feeling like a champion and positively change your life.
    — Jeff Galloway
    The more you frame the marathon as a stressful experience, the more negative messages you'll receive. But it's just as easy to frame it as a positively challenging journey.
    — Jeff Galloway
    When I finish a run, every part of me is smiling.
    — Jeff Galloway
    The most important force inside you for feeling better all the time is the will to get more fit.
    — Jeff Galloway
    tags: time 
     
    The marathon is a competition between your will and your possibilities
    — Jeff Galloway
    I spent the first twenty years of my running career trying to run as many miles as I could as fast as I could. Then I spent the next twenty years trying to figure out how to run the least amount of miles needed to finish a marathon. And I've come to the conclusion the second way is much more enjoyable.
    — Jeff Galloway
    tags: career  running  year 
     
    The label of 'marathoner' has, from the beginning, been awarded to those who went the distance under their own power, whether they ran, walked, crawled or tiptoed. When you cross that finish line, you've entered an elite group. About one-tenth of one percent of the population has done it. Don't let anyone take that great achievement away from you.
    — Jeff Galloway
    tags: power  achievement 
     
    We are designed to run and we increase our chance of daily happiness when we do so.
    — Jeff Galloway
    tags: happiness  chance 
     
    A lifestyle change begins with a vision and a single step.
    — Jeff Galloway
    tags: lifestyle  vision 
     
    Being an athlete is a state of mind which is not bound by age, performance or place in the running pack.
    — Jeff Galloway
    tags: age  running  mind 
     
    Our bodies crave exercise, and reward us in so many ways when we do so.
    — Jeff Galloway
    tags: body  exercise 
     
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