25 Really Funny Running Quotes for Your Team

You’ve assembled your team. Your team members have registered for the race. Training is almost over.  There’s only thing left to do. Pick a quote for your cross country team t-shirts  that expresses what you want the world to know about you and your team of runners.

Want to trash talk? There’s a quote for you.  Want to tell the world how crazy you are?  There’s a quote for you.  Want to tell everyone how great women runners are? There’s a quote for you.

Here are 25 of the funniest running quotes you’ll ever “run” across.

Let’s start with the ones for women only.

  • “See Dick Run.  See Jane Run Faster.”
  • “Does this shirt make my butt look fast?”
  • “If you think running a marathon is hard, try giving birth.”

Now how about some quotes saying why we run.

  • “I thought they said rum.”
  • “Pain now … beer later.”
  • “Running … because dieting is not an option.”
  • “I run because I really like food.”
  • “One more mile and the cake is history.”

Runners are competitors. Here are a few quotes for those who like to “trash talk” on the course.

  • “My mascara runs faster than you do.”
  • Back of shirt: “Like my shirt?  After the race, I’ll let you read the front.”
  • Back of shirt: “If you want to come in second … follow me!”

Here a few more excellent quotes for the back of your team’s running shirts.

  • “It’s a hill. Get over it.”
  • “Don’t pass me … I’m not in your age group.”
  • “If you can read this, you just got passed by a FAT guy!”
  • “If you can read this, I’m not in last place.”

Finally, here are 10 more quotes that defy categorization.

  • “Slow runners make fast runners look good.  You’re welcome.”
  • “Live long and perspire.”
  • “Your pace or mine?”
  • “Why are all these people following me?”
  • “I found my happy pace.”
  • “You think I’m crazy because I run?  Trust me, you’d see crazy if I didn’t run!”
  • “Attention Spectators:  Yelling ‘You’re almost there!’ at 2 miles is NOT funny!”
  • “To run or not to run?  What a stupid question.
  • “I’m not slow, I’m just getting my money’s worth from the entry fee.”
  • “I hate running. My wife is making me do this.”

You may have seen some of these quotes at races and your favorite places to run.  That’s okay.  Remember – classic looks never go out of style.