Colemanballs #6

It’s going to be a long night, so while we are waiting… more Colemanballs

  • “The pacemaker shook everyone by staying in front and finishing third.” – David Coleman
  • “So, it’s five 1,000 metre laps, plus a bit to make up the 5,000 metres.” – David Coleman
  • “Carl Lewis, what a good runner… All his arms and elbows and knees running in the same direction.” – David Coleman
  • “Remember, the second most important thing to choosing the right shoe, is choosing the left one.” – High school coach to his runners
  • “I became a great runner because if you’re a kid in Leeds and your name is Sebastian you’ve got to become a great runner.” Sebastian Coe
  • “If you feel bad at 10 miles, you’re in trouble. If you feel bad at 20 miles, you’re normal. If you don’t feel bad at 26 miles, you’re abnormal.” – Rob De Castella, on the marathon
  • “Long distance running is 90% mental and the other half is physical.”  – Rich Davis