Best running/marathon related videos

With NYC marathon this weekend (I’m not running it but soaking in the energy) and my Philly marathon in 3 weeks…. I’m feeling excited/nervous and watching tons of inspirational and funny running related videos. Here’s my top 8….

 

Rise and Shine, Find your greatness – “You’re in a fight against an opponent you can’t see. Oh but you can feel him on your heels can’t you? Feel him breathing down your neck? You know what that is? That’s you…Your fears, your doubts and insecurities all lined up like a firing squad ready to shoot you out of the sky. But don’t lose heart….Believe that voice that says “you CAN run a little faster”.”

 

Marathon Thoughts – A funny and accurate breakdown of the stages of a marathon

 

This is the story of Dick & Rick Hoyt, the most inspirational father and son team to race in an Ironman.

 

Boy Inspires Us All – Matt has Spastic Cerebral Palsy, but opted to run in Field Day at Colonial Hills Elementary School despite being given the option to sit it out and despite the incredible challenge of his disability. What transpires is a boy who is filled with determination and a school of children who spontaneously come together and inspire Matt and everyone of us to do and be better.

 

8 stages of a Marathon – From excitement to despair to elation in 26.2 miles

 

Michael Jordan, Excuses – “Maybe I led you to believe it was easy, when it wasn’t”

 

I’m addicted – “I’ve collected footsteps before dawn… measured myself in meters, kilometers and finally character.”

 

Mbarak Hussein Subway Commercial 2010 – “kipande cha keki”

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