Famous quote by Steve Prefontaine

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A lot of people run a race to see who is fastest. I run to see who has the most guts, who can punish himself into exhaus
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"A lot of people run a race to see who is fastest. I run to see who has the most guts, who can punish himself into exhausting pace, and then at the end, punish himself even more"

- Steve Prefontaine

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This quote by Steve Prefontaine talks to the concept that running is not almost who is the fastest, however also about who has one of the most decision and grit. Prefontaine recommends that running is a test of one's psychological and physical strength, which it is not just about who can run the fastest, but who can press themselves to the limit and beyond. He thinks that running is a test of one's will and perseverance, which it is not almost who can run the fastest, but who can press themselves to the point of exhaustion and still keep going. Prefontaine's quote talks to the concept that running is a test of one's character and strength, which it is not almost who can run the fastest, but who can push themselves to the point of fatigue and still keep going.

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USA Flag This quote is written / told by Steve Prefontaine between January 25, 1951 and May 30, 1975. He/she was a famous Athlete from USA. The author also have 8 other quotes.

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