“Winning is not about headlines and hardware [medals]. It’s only about attitude. A winner is a person who goes out today and every day and attempts to be the best runner and best person he can be. Winning is about struggle and effort and optimism, and never, ever, ever giving up.”
-Amby Burfoot, Editor-at-Large, Runner’s World
From Runner’s World.com’s Daily Kick in the Butt. Couldn’t have said it better myself!