"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."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Allyson Felix on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Allyson Felix on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Allyson Felix on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Allyson Felix on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Allyson Felix on Ernest Hemingway
"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."
"I have learned that track doesn't define me. My faith defines me. I'm running because I have been blessed with a gift."
"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."