"The individual nature of running appealed to me. You start at the same place with
your fellow runners. You all finish at the same place. How you do is largely up to
you. If you win, you congratulate yourself. If you lose, you evaluate how
to improve. You can't make excuses like "he didn't pass me the ball" or
"the coach didn't put me in." It's on you. That's the beauty of the sport.
- Meb Keflezighi