A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from June 10, 2012
“It’s just a hill—get over it!” (running and cycling aphorism)

When there’s a problem, one is often told to “get over it.” Runners and cyclists usually have problems with hills. The saying “It’s (just/only) a hill—get over it!” has been a popular T-shirt saying since at least 2007.
Wiktionary: get over
to get over
(third-person singular simple present gets over, present participle getting over, simple past got over, past participle got over (UK) or gotten over (US))
1.(idiomatic, transitive) To overcome
2.(idiomatic, transitive) To recover (from)
3.(idiomatic, transitive) To forget and move on
Bike Forums
Red Rider
03-12-07, 10:14 PM
I forget what forum I saw this: “It’s a hill. Get over it.” My new motto!
Cool Running Forums
running mantras? or what phrase do you repeat to keep you running?
posted Aug-08-2007 10:09 AM          
Two newer ones that I’ve added as my training has evolved:
It’s a hill, get over it
It’s time to organize my delusions
Bike Forums
Cycling quotations
01-19-08, 06:23 PM
It’s a hill. Get over it.
Your Favorite Motivational Quote/Phrase/Slogan or Picture for Triathletes
Posted by Bob on June 20, 2008 at 9:34am
Reply by Bob on March 11, 2010 at 4:01pm
“It’s just a hill - get over it.”
Lizzie’s Blog
It’s a hill, get over it!...Riiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiight!
Posted by RunLizzieRunLizzieRun on Sep 16, 2008 9:03:26 AM
This Saturday (9/13) I tackled 35 miles and 1000 ft of climbing on my pretty blue bicycle! 
Monday, August 3, 2009
It’s Just a Hill… Get Over It!
Granby Gut Buster 5K Race Report
International Association of Women Runners
Humorous Running Quotes
May 25, 2010
“If the hill has its own name, then it’s probably a pretty tough hill.” - Marty Stern
“It’s a hill. Get over it.” - Seen on the back of a runner’s T-shirt

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityExercise/Running/Health Clubs • Sunday, June 10, 2012 • Permalink

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