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Alan Culpepper Quotes

For Athens and Boston, I had really prepared for tough conditions, whereas here you can just prepare to run the marathon at your pace,
Alan Culpepper
#Boston

I feel like the bad conditions and the tough course is to my advantage, just because a lot of people are going to be disheartened when it starts going poorly,
Alan Culpepper
#People

The Olympic Games tends to be a little more of a coming together of all the nations, so it's different. I really can't imagine a bad reaction. If it was going to be bad [in Athens], it would have been bad in Paris [at the World Championships] with all that went on last year with France. The reception was fine. Just pretty much like all the others we've gotten in other places.
Alan Culpepper
#Games

Look, we have that problem solved, because there are only three of them in the Olympics. We got 187 of them out of the way for you.
Alan Culpepper
#Olympics

In Athens, I was running in long sleeves and pants in the summertime to acclimate as much as I could. ... In Boston, there's never any area on the course ... where you can settle in and just get on a pace and zone out, whereas here you can do that. You can zone out for huge periods.
Alan Culpepper
#Running

For those of us who are in it and make our profession, we're probably not as surprised as other people. We've seen this coming for a while. We've seen this building. I think it is a new day, for sure.
Alan Culpepper
#People

The crowd's definitely going to bring more excitement for those that have the USA uniform on.
Alan Culpepper
#Excitement

Well, I think for those of us that are in it, as we make our profession this way, we're not probably as surprised as some other people are, honestly.
Alan Culpepper
#Profession

I think for those of us that are in [long-distance running] ... we're not probably as surprised as some other people are, honestly. We've seen it coming for a while, and we've seen it building. This has been a work in progress for the last five or six years. So you know, I think it bodes very well for the future.
Alan Culpepper
#Running

Those of us in the sport who make our profession at it have seen this coming. We're not as surprised as some other people are. We've seen it building. This has been a work in progress for the last five or six years. It's a nice change.
Alan Culpepper
#Profession

For those of us in it, we're probably not as surprised as some other people are. We've seen this coming for a while. This has been a work in progress for the last 5 to 6 years.
Alan Culpepper
#People

You don't want the race to go without you, but you know you have 22 miles to go. It's a balance.
Alan Culpepper
#Race

But for those of us in it, we're not as surprised as some other people are. We've seen it building.
Alan Culpepper
#People