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A.J. Ellison Quotes

Cross country was something that started off as a punishment from my father for low grades. I guess he didn't realize it would take off so well. It gave me something to do with my free time and it taught me to be accountable.
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#Country

My junior year was a stepping stone to my senior season. That was my first full season running. I knew I was going to be better my senior year.
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#Running

I am a little surprised. You have a lot of military kids coming in and out. It would be nice to see someone challenge it and have the same opportunities I had.
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#Kids

It's just like with any other sport, if you want to get to that next level, you have to sacrifice a lot. You almost have to be selfish.
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#Sacrifice

In the fall, I still ran cross country. In the winter you had indoor, in the spring you have track and in the summer I competed in Europe.
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#Country

Training hard was not just going to the track at 3:30 and running hard. It was going to bed at the right time, eating the right food and going to bed at the right time. Training was all day long. Track became my life. It really became more of a science to me. Track literally became when to get up, what to eat and when to go to bed.
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#Bed

I couldn't wait for Friday and Saturday to come around. When you're in good shape, you want to race all the time, because when you peak, it's only for a couple weeks.
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#Race