The marathon can humble you.
The starting line of the New York City marathon is kind of a giant time bomb behind you about to go off. It is the most spectacular start in sport.
My whole feeling in terms of racing is that you have to be very bold. You sometimes have to be aggressive and gamble.
Your training partners are key to your success, and friendships based on your runs together are strong.
To be a consistent winner means preparing not just one day, one month or even one year - but for a lifetime.
Being a runner means you are now free to win and lose and live life to its fullest.
I often lose motivation, but its something I accept as normal.
This sport is the sport to see what you are made of, so use those expert's advice, but be free to be your own champion runner, picking and choosing advice you enjoy and that works best for you.
Anybody can be a runner, ... We were meant to move. We were meant to run. It's the easiest sport.
You are racing your competitors, not the clock.
I always say if the marathon is a part-time interest, you will only get part-time results.
The starting line of the New York Marathon is kind of like a giant time bomb behind you about to go off. It is the most spectacular start in sport.
Age 50 is a lot tougher than 40s.
I believe you'll develop speed via strength work which includes hill running, either repeats, or running hilly courses as the Kenyans do on a steady basis.
Every race is totally different.