30 Funny Running Quotes & Memes That Will Make You Laugh

funny running quotes

It’s true that running is good for your health but it’s also true that laughter is the best medicine.

It can be fun to share a laugh and remember to not take things so seriously.

Whether you are a brand new runner or a seasoned marathoner, there’s no doubt that you’ll be able to relate to at least a few of these.

I put together a list of my favorite funny running quotes and memes that all runners can relate to.

Funny Running Quotes

“Running late is my cardio.”

“Run like zombies are chasing you.”

“I’m only half crazy (13.1)”

“Run like you stole it.”

I like my morning run more than I like most people.

“Life is short. Running makes it seem longer.”

I run because I love my body. And carbs. I love carbs.

This seems like a lot of work for a free banana.

If you can read this I’m not last.

If you’re on the treadmill next to me, the answer is yes, we are racing.

Whenever I see someone running faster than me, it’s safe to assume they are not going as far.

No one supports your running more than a social media friend you’ve never met.

Someone busier than you is running right now.

You know you’re a runner when the most expensive shoes you own are running shoes.

If you see me collapse, pause my Garmin.

It’s fine.  I ran today.

That awkward moment when you’re wearing Nike and you can’t do it.

“A good run is like a cup of coffee. I’m much nicer after I’ve had one.” -Unknown

“How do you know if someone ran a marathon?  Don’t worry, they’ll tell you.”  -Jimmy Fallon

Slow runners make fast runners look good. You’re welcome.

“Long-distance running is 90 percent mental and the other half is physical.” -Rich Hall

“My doctor told me that jogging could add years to my life. I think he was right. I feel ten years older already” -Milton Berle

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“Remember, the second most important thing to choosing the right shoe is choosing the left one.” -Unknown

“Every pizza is a personal pizza when you’re marathon training” -Runner’s World

Funny Running Memes

What I think I look like when I run. How I actually look when I run.

This one is too funny! Jumping right into training again after finishing a race is so tempting!

When you pause your GPS watch and forget to press resume during your run

When you go home for the holidays and run into someone from high school

Most people don’t realize this, but you can run without telling Facebook about it. Who knew??

Which Running Quote is your favorite?

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  1. These are all great! I’ve always liked the one about pausing my Garmin. And I’d never seen the “forgot to resume my GPS” one before but it cracks me up because I know exactly how that feels!

  2. The first meme was hilarious! And the one when you run after you see someone from highschool was funny too. Thank you for the laugh!

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