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75 Inspirational Eliud Kipchoge Quotes From The Kenyan Long-Distance Runner

Eliud Kipchoge's quotes teach us a lot.

Kenya has been the home of many fantastic athletes over the years, and Eliud Kipchoge is another valuable addition to that list of names.

Eliud Kipchoge is a Kenyan athlete and long-distance runner who runs in marathons. He used to compete in the 5000 meter running competition, achieving a world record at the 2018 Berlin marathon. Along with Olympic medals, he also has a lot of world championships in his records.

Kipchoge set a world junior record on track in 2003 and proceeded to win the senior title at the age of eighteen along with winning three Olympic medals. He also has a memoir titled 'No Human Is Limited', which are full of great Eliud Kipchoge quotes about work and life. Keep reading the article to see some amazing Eliud Kipchoge quotes which will inspire and motivate you as well.  

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Eliud Kipchoge Quotes About Sports, Athletics And Unity

Eliud Kipchoge's quotes are very motivating.

These Eliud Kipchoge quotes about competitions, sports and athletics will show you why they call him one of the disciplined ones, who work very hard. These Eliud Kipchoge quotes will inspire any budding athlete.

1. "Athletics is not so much about the legs. It's about the heart and mind."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

2. "Marathon is no longer an individual event, it's a team event."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

3. "When you smile and you're happy, you can trigger the mind to not feel your legs."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

4. "If you work hard, follow what’s required and set your priorities right, then you can really perform without taking shortcuts."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

5. "When I was young I would run for fun and I didn't know back then that this would be my career."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

6. "It means a lot to Kenya, running under two hours, together we can make a beautiful world."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

7. "If you are humble, your concentration will be very high."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

8. "If athletes can go near their fans, many people would develop a love for running."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

9. "Mental fitness plays a big role during competition."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

10. "The marathon is hard; the second day, you don’t go up or down stairs."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

11. "In the offseason I allow my body to recover, my mind to recover."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

12. "If selected I will be there. It, the Tokyo Olympics, is at the front of my mind, and I trust and believe that when the time comes, I will be on the starting line."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

13. "I love the sport, and that's what drives me."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

14. "you can break any barrier."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

15. "I don’t know where the limits are, but I would like to go there."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

16. "The most important factors which actually aided me in breaking the two hour mark. One was the team work. Secondly is the people around me. Good training."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

17. "I think the medals are the same, I will be among the competitors, I don't complain."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

Eliud Kipchoge Quotes About Discipline

Eliud Kipchoge's running quotes are inspiring.

Eliud Kipchoge has been one of the best runners who have maintained consistency over the years. This Eliud Kipchoge quotes subcategory has some self-discipline quotes from him.

18. "I'm confident to say that if you want to grow in a profession, consistency is the key."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

19. "It’s still my legs that are doing the running, not the shoe."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

20. "I always tell people that this is a really simple deal: Work hard."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

21. "To win is not important. To be successful is not even important. How to plan and prepare is crucial."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

22. "If you are undisciplined, you are a slave to your moods and your passions."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

23. "If you don’t rule your mind, your mind will rule you."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

24. "When I miss one workout session, it’s like missing a discussion with your classmates, where six people are discussing a subject."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

25. "I want to go down in history as the best marathon runner, and for future generations I want to be a role model as a runner as well as a person."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

26. "Only the disciplined ones are free in life."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

27. "I know that good preparation is more important than everything else."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

28. "Marathon is life. And life is where you progress."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

29. "I always treat myself as my biggest competitor."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

Eliud Kipchoge Quotes About Family

These Eliud Kipchoge quotes about his life and family are heartwarming and full of positivity.

30. "I will teach the kids how to think in a positive way."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

31. "I like to be with my family, to read books, and know what is going on in the world..."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

32. "I really want to make a big mark in athletics, to be a legend and be a good example to kids."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

33. "I started running because my neighbor, Patrick Sang, was an athlete and I wanted to be just like him."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

Motivational Running Quotes From Eliud Kipchoge

Eliud Kipchoge running quotes are bound to motivate and inspire any aspiring runner who wishes to break world records. His self discipline and work ethic are legendary and these Eliud Kipchoge quotes will prove it.

34. "To me, running is life. I run to live longer and enjoy a healthier life."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

35. "Every day is a challenge, you’re always faced with a new one. And when I have achieved something, I look forward to the next goal. That’s the way to go."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

36. "To run alone is not sport. To run with others is sport."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

37. "When I have a lot of pain, I try to confuse my mind to forget about the pain and think about the distance."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

38. "What motivates me year in, year out, is the love for the sport and the legacy I want to leave for the present and next generation."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

39. "...a run in the morning is like eating a fruit a day - it chases the doctor away."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

40. "Personally, I don’t believe in limits."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

41. "These roads are best ran together."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

42. "I don't have regrets. In any sport, the feeling of regret is a sign of indiscipline."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

43. "My mind was clear... From the first kilometer to the last kilometer, I knew I had it."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

44. "I want to run with a relaxed mind."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

45. "I am running to make history, to show that no human is limited."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

46. "I’m sending a message to every individual in this world that when you work hard, when you actually concentrate, when you set your priorities high, when you actually set your goals, and put them in your heart and in your mind and in your mind, you will accomplish, without any question."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

47. "Keeping calm allows you to think more clearly and being patient allows you to be prepared on how best to run a beautiful race."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

Quotes About Training From Eliud Kipchoge

Kipchoge is renowned for his self discipline in life to get where he is. He also goes with change and puts in tremendous work. These training quotes and Eliud Kipchoge quotes will give you that extra strength and energy that you need for your daily run and exercise session!

48. "I'm strict about my work goals and training."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

49. "You live simple, you train hard, and live an honest life. Then you are free."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

50. "If you’re taking shortcuts, you can’t be free."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

51. "I have kept a training diary to record my plans and my feelings and emotions for a long time."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

52. "I am the happiest man to run under two hours. I am here to inspire everyone that it can be done."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

53. "I believe in calm, simple, low-profile life. You live simple, you train hard, and live an honest life. Then you are free."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

54. "You cannot train alone and expect to run a fast time."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

55. "If you train with fast athletes, it keeps you pushing."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

56. "If I miss one training, then I will not sleep well."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

Famous Eliud Kipchoge Quotes

Eliud Kipchoge quotes are very motivating as he has put in a lot of hard work, discipline and has accepted change in life to get where he is today. If you want to grow and get to his level and be one of the disciplined ones like him, just read the following Eliud Kipchoge quotes.

57. "The best time to plant a tree was 25 years ago. The second-best time to plant a tree is today."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

58. "My secret? I run with my heart and my mind."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

59. "Passion is a choice. You need to choose to be great. It's not a chance, it's a choice."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

60. "My mind is always free. My mind is flexible."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

61. "In the future, I still need to perform well and I still need to win marathons. But I feel more than anything that I need to make history."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

62. "I saw people celebrating all over the country, Kenya... will be united and in future Kenya will be a running nation."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

63. "Nothing is stronger than a peaceful mind."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

64. "There is a formula: 100% of me is nothing compared to 1% of the whole team."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

65. "All our minds, all our thoughts are parallel. But I respect everybody's thoughts."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

66. "In life, the idea is to be happy."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

67. "I want to stay for a long time and leave a mark so the young generation can aspire to be at the top like me."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

68. "Thinking positively and confidently changed my life."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

69. "With a strong heart and a good mind, you can do it."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

70. "Mentality is where the success is."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

71. "I believe in what I am doing."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

72. "When you plan very well and prepare very well, then success can come on the way. Then winning can come on your way."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

73. "I would like to tell every living soul in the world that anyone can do whatever they want, all they need is to believe and trust in themselves."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

74. "The law of nature cannot allow all human beings to think together. In breaking the two-hour barrier, I want to open minds to think that no human is limited. "

- Eliud Kipchoge.

75. "Sometimes all it takes is a little adjustment to face the obstacles in life."

- Eliud Kipchoge.

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