RUN INSPIRED – Sponsored by Pearl Izumi

Run Pearl Izumi Fly Split Shorts

Do you have a favorite running related inspirational saying or a favorite mantra you use when running?

If so share it with Trail Running Club and enter for your chance to win Pearl Izumi running gear! Your saying or mantra will be posted on our website for everyone to read and who knows, it might even find it’s way on to our upcoming Trail Running Club tec shirts. Here’s what you have a chance to win from Pearl Izumi.

Pearl Izumi Fly Split Short Pearl Izumi Sun Sleeves
FIRST PRIZE: The Fly Split Short features a streamlined design and lightweight fabric with a split leg for a full range of motion and comfort.

  • P.R.O. Transfer fabric provides optimal moisture transfer and stretch with a superior hand feel
  • Direct–Vent panels provide optimal ventilation
  • Elasticized waistband with flat–stretch drawcord for unrestricted breathing
  • Two easy–access back envelope pockets
  • 3” inseam (size medium)
  • Reflective elements for low–light visibility
SECOND PRIZE: Sun Sleeves – Updated to be lighter weight, the lightweight and cool Sun Sleeves provide arm protection against the sun’s ultraviolet rays.

  • Black colorway features ELITE Transfer fabric with In–R–Cool® technology to provide optimal cooling and sun protection by reflecting UV rays
  • White colorway features ELITE Transfer fabric with In–R–Cool® technology to provide optimal skin–cooling effect and moisture management when you perspire

Enter your email, Facebook name and inspirational saying or running mantra here for a chance to win FREE running gear from Pearl Izumi.

  • Must be a member of the Trail Running Club Facebook Group to be eligible. (if not a member join now)
  • Winners will be drawn at random from all entries.
  • You may submit more than one entry
  • Chance to enter ends 11:59 p.m. Eastern June 10, 2012.
  • Two (2) names will be drawn to win. 1st Place wins a pair of Pearl Izumi Fly Split Shorts (your choice of size, color and men’s or women’s). 2nd Place wins a pair set of Pearl Izumi Sun SLeeves (your choice of size and color).


Enter to win FREE Pearl Izumi running gear!


Current Entries

Pain is weakness leaving the body.

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.

God will lead and I will run after Him..

The body achieves what the mind believes.

It is well with my soul.

Being defeated is a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.

Read this somewhere but cannot remember. But I use it to motivate myself all the time.

“Is the prize not worth the price?”

Pain is temporary, failure is forever.

It’s a hill; get over it!

dont cry like a bitch when you feel the pain

“Finishing is your only f****** option!”

“Came back from that trail run bleeding…that makes it a good run”

..harder better faster stronger (machine) …
as inspired by Daft Punk song Around the World

If the bone ain’t a showin, keep on goin!

If it was easy, everybody would do it.

Journey of a hundred miles begins with one step

When it gets tough near the end of a race, I keep reminding myself that I’ve already come however far (distance) and I’m not throwing that all away just because it hurts right this minute. This keeps me motivated every time!

That which doesn’t kill us, makes us stronger.

Relax and roll wheels. Roll.

Is that a Liquid Shot in your pocket, or are you just happy to see me? (best inspirational mantra sign i’ve seen)

pain is inevitable, suffering is optional

There will come a day when I can no longer do this.
Today is not that day!

No matter how good or bad things are right now, it will change in a minute.

Do what you love, love what you do…be a machine.

There is no finish line

“It’s supposed to be hard. If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. The hard…is what makes it great!”
-Tom Hanks in A League of Their Own

The journey is the destination