quotes of A.J. Ellison; 13 quotes

"What didn't get done until 10 or 10:30, didn't get done until the next day. It teaches you to manage your time. Class is from this time to this time and I can do homework from this time to that time."

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"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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"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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"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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"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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"I had a little bit of anxiety. Being one of the top runners in Kansas and you get to Tulsa and everyone is a state champion somewhere. So not knowing whether or not I'm going to be as successful was a big part of it."

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"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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"As soon as they announced it, I knew I broke the record. My goal at the time was 'I'm going to win this race,' the record was icing on the cake."

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"He won the two mile that year. That year he was the runner to beat in the state of Kansas. We were the only two that separated from the pack."

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"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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