Posted by: Sarah | September 19, 2008

It’s the eye of the tiger, cream of the fight…

“Let me tell you something you already know.  The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows.  It is a very mean and nasty place and it will beat you to you knees and keep you there permanently if you let it.  You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life.  But it ain’t how hard you hit; it’s about how hard you can get hit, and keep moving forward.  How much you can take, and keep moving forward.  That’s how winning is done.  Now if you know what you’re worth, then go out and get what you’re worth.  But you gotta be willing to take the hit, and not pointing fingers saying you ain’t where you are because of him, or her, or anybody.  Cowards do that and that ain’t you.  You’re better than that!”

 – Rocky Balboa 

The traveling month continues, as my running buddies and I road trip over to Pennsylvania, where I will be celebrating my 25th birthday running the Philly Half Marathon tomorrow.  One month until the Cali marathon that all of this preparation has been building up to, one month until the real deal, the true test…

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  1. […]  I’d heard great things about the marathon there and enjoyed running in that city for the ING Philadelphia Distance Run last year.  This will be Amy’s first marathon, my second full.  San Fran was a learning […]

  2. […] posted this quote on my blog last year, when we ran the Philadelphia Distance Run, but it’s Philly, so it’s only appropriate that I post it once […]


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