"I have learned that track doesn't define me. My faith defines me. I'm running because I have been blessed with a gift."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Allyson Felix on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Allyson Felix on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."Allyson Felix on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."Allyson Felix on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."Allyson Felix on Mahatma Gandhi
"I grew up in a Christian home with amazing parents."
"My faith inspires me so much. It is the very reason that I run. I feel that my running is completely a gift from God and it is my responsibility to use it to glorify him."
"The most important lesson that I have learned is to trust God in every circumstance. Lots of times we go through different trials and following God's plan seems like it doesn't make any sense at all. God is always in control and he will never leave us."
"My mom is great and I make sure that we pray together before every race. She helps me put everything in perspective and remind me of the real reason I run."
"I spend around two and half hours on the track every day running and another 2 hours in the weight room lifting weights with my strength coach."