“Running defines me. It is a euphoric feeling I look forward to every day. It keeps me connected to life. And every November I get to witness the outpouring of compassion and spirit that this city gives to thousands of runners who tackle our marathon.” -Allan Steinfield, former race director, New York City Marathon
“Every child deserves a champion – an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be.” -Rita Pierson Welcome Kids In Training!
“Achievement seems to be connected with action. Successful men and women keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.” -Conrad Hilton
“The thirst you feel in your throat and lungs will be gone in minutes after the race is over. The pain in your legs will be gone within days, but the glory of your finish will last forever!” -Unknown
“Having strong relationships means spending time together. Don’t become too busy for family and friends. Make time for people you love!” Unknown