Friday, November 9, 2012

Top 10 Running Songs


Last night I got a text from one of my best friends ever (one of the Cardinals) that said:

"Top 10 running songs. Ready. Set. Go."

As I was running around the Japanese steakhouse I work at, I thought to myself, "Challenge accepted."
Of course I needed time to think about it though, so here you are, Emma. My top 10 running songs, just in time for Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon 2012 (TOMORROW!!), some of which will no doubt simply be epic running songs because they refer to running in general. I'm a big fan of giggling to myself as I'm running and a song coincidentally shuffles on telling me to run. I'm also a huge dork (but you already knew that).

#10  "Seventy Times 7" by Brand New -- So violent. So angry. So fun to run to (and sing to ex boyfriends).

#9 "I Ran (So Far Away)" by A Flock of Seagulls (Fun fact: I thought the lyrics were "Aurora borealis burns in you." Apparently it's "comes in view".. who knew?)

#8 "Prayer of the Refugee" by Rise Against -- This one gets me so pumped. I'm like, "Bring it, hill. I ain't never scurred."

#7 "That's What You Get" by Paramore -- That little ginge gets me all fired up.

#6 "Dance Dance" by Fall Out Boy -- Seriously, what happened to them? I love me some FOB.

#5 "Carry On" by Fun. -- (Ok, it's a little slow for a running song, but I love it. And this lyric: "Oh, my head is on fire, but my legs are fine! After all, they are mine." Also, I pretty much just run to this entire album, always.)

#4 "The Future Freaks Me Out" by Motion City Soundtrack -- Just the truth right here. So catchy.

#3 "Dangerous" by the Ying Yang Twins -- I may or may not have this entire song memorized. Bet you didn't realize I had a straight up gangsta side.

#2 "Cute without the E (Cut from the team)" by Taking Back Sunday -- Old school TBS rocks my socks off. Middle school-style.

#1 "Born to Run" by Bruce Springsteen. Obviously.

And just because I love Ke$ha..


If you're interested in my Wine & Dine playlist from last year, click here, my friends.
And if you're stopping by from Story of My Life, welcome! Please introduce yourself in the comments so I can come stalk your blogs as well. :)

What are your favorite workout songs?

9 comments:

  1. Oh! I love that you are sharing running songs. I have been needing some new ones.

    Love, The Skinnys

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    1. You should check this list out then: http://www.soundmagonline.com/the-50-best-running-songs-period

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  2. What a great list of songs. Some of these are my favorites to work out to as well. And the others I'm happy to discover. :)

    http://shannonhearts.blogspot.com/

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  3. I keep telling myself that I will be part of one of the Disney Half Marathons...I keep telling myself...its been 3 years since I've been telling myself that....maybe the Princess Half? lol....i suck!

    xoxo
    Andie's Traveling Pants

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  4. Heyyyyyy, visiting from Jenni's blog! I SO just did a blog post asking for running songs not too long ago, so coming across this post was meant to be! I can't wait to look around your blog some more!!!
    -Kristen

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  5. Ok, should I feel really old and out of it that I don't know all those songs?
    Found your blog via the new Southern Girl Blogging Community! Can't wait to read more!

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  6. Always interested in adding new music to jam out to when working out! What a fun post!

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  7. By far THE best running playlist I've ever come across. I just stumbled across your blog, and I can't wait to read more!
    xoxo

    madisonclaireharrington.blogspot.com

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  8. Wow a huge list there. Looks like you have put a lot of efforts in compiling the list.
    My Fav is wo humsafar tha

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