We smiled: Inspirational and hilarious marathon signs

Apr 1, 2014 at 12:00 a.m. ET

Whether you're a marathoner or not, you can still enjoy these funny and (occasionally) inspirational signs often seen lining the road.

Have a BFF who's prepping for a marathon? Be a good friend and show up on race day with one of these amazing signs.


Marathon signs 1

Image courtesy of Pam LeBlanc and the Austin American Statesman



Marathon signs 3

Image courtesy of Rachel

Marathon signs 4

Image courtesy of Greg (sign made by Viola)


Marathon signs 6

Image courtesy of Andrew and Sue

Marathon signs 7

Image courtesy of Andrew and Sue


Marathon signs 9

Image courtesy of Jillian at fityaf.com

Marathon signs 10

Image courtesy of Stacie

Those are awesome, right? If you need more suggestions, we've got you covered. Here are a few other options we saw while on the hunt for our Top 10.

  • Worst parade ever
  • 26.2, because 26.1 would be insane
  • 13.1 because you're only half crazy
  • Run like you stole something
  • Run like his wife just came home
  • Run like it's the start of the Hunger Games
  • Chuck Norris never ran a marathon (this hasn't been verified)
  • Chuck Norris runs until the treadmill is tired
  • I love your endurance! Call me
  • Why do all the cute ones run away?
  • I heard Ryan Gosling/Chris Hemsworth/Tom Hiddleston is at the finish line
  • The end is near! (for standing at mile 25)
  • You can do eet
  • You've done dumber things when you were drunk
  • I'd follow you anywhere... if I could keep up
  • You're running better than our government
  • My mascara runs faster than you

Feeling inspired? Whether these signs have you amped to join the run or just get to the sidelines, we hope you enjoy marathon season.

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