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These three songs are on every running playlist I've ever created and probably ever will.
Wiskey in the Jar - Metallica
Humans Being - Van Halen
Welcome to the Jungle - Guns N Roses
1/29 - Ice Breakers Tri: 51:15
Swim (400Y) - 7:46; Bike (10 Miles) - 20:20; Run (2 Miles) - 23:09
2/11 - Red Flannel Run (5 Miles): 1:01:45
5/20 - Bluff Creek Triathlon (Sprint)
6/10 - Trinona Triathlon (International)
6/24 - Copper Creek Triathlon (Sprint)
10/21 - Des Moines Marathon
My top 3 for now
30 Seconds to Mars- Hurricane Feat Kanye West
A Perfect Circle- The Outsider
Shiny Toy Guns- Stripped
if its not rock I'm listening to, I throw in a bit of Tiesto and Deadmau5
I just started running back in April, but I've created a new playlist almost every week. For now, the one song that's been consistent on every one of them is...
Saliva - Ladies and Gentlemen
There's just something about it that gets me going...And here's the best of the rest...
Rise Against - Prayer of the Refugee <- Ran my 1st 10k yesterday, and this song was on my playlist for the 1st time. I was def digging it...
30 Seconds to Mars - Closer to the Edge <- Been on my last few playlists
30 Seconds to Mars - Kings and Queens <- Was on my first few playlists; probably coming back soon
Mumford & Sons - The Cave
DMB - Funny the way it is
OAR - That was a crazy game of poker - Live at MSG <- LOVE THIS, "Dont you ever ever quit, dont ever stop, dont give a sh*t, cause you got the drop..." - Got me through my 1st 5k, but its 18 mins long
OAR - About an hour ago <- love this too "I know I can make it, f*ck it I know I can make it if I try..." Def helped me will my legs to just keep moving yesterday during the final 1/2 mile...
Chevelle - Vitamin R <- Makes regular apperances
Chevelle - Send the pain below <- Also makes regular apperances
Chevelle - Jars <- New to this weeks playlist
Chevelle - Letter from a thief <- New to this weeks playlist
Pink - Just like a Pill
Dre/Eminem - I need a doctor
Eminem - Love the way you lie
Adele - Rolling in the deep
Tenacious D - Wonderboy <- Good for a smile
Dropkick Murphys - Tessie <- Also good for a smile
Arcade Fire - Wake Up
Oasis - Dont look back in anger <- I think I liked this yesterday, have to try it again...
My Chemical Romance - Welcome to the Black Parade
And so many more...enjoy!!!
Man this is hard to choose so I have to list more than 3
1. Fighter by Christina Argulera
2. The Climb by Miley Cyrus ( i know but a great song for inspiration)
3. I believe I can Fly by R. Kelly
4. Life is a Highway by Racal Flatts
5.You Get What You Give by the New Radicals
6. I Want You Back by Michael Jackson (anything by MJ, really)
Start slow, that's my race strategy too!
I have made some good additions to my playlist from this thread. I'm really loving "Dog Days Are Over" by Florence + the Machine, but for some reason, every time I go out and run to it, I want to come home and buy an iPad 2!
http://www.apple.com/ipad/ Play the video and listen to the music.
I may not be good, but I'm slow!
Good post topic! My top 3 would be: 1. Enter Sandman by Metallica 2. Thunderstruck by AC/DC 3. 500 Miles by The Proclaimers
2000 St. Patrick's Day 10K, Washington, DC
2000 Motorola 10K, Ft. Bragg, NC
2000 Fort Bragg 10-Miler
2000 Mother's Day 10K, Ft. Bragg, NC
2001 St. Patrick's Day 10K, Washington, DC
2001 Lynchburg Half-Marathon, Lynchburg, VA
2001 LaSalle Bank Chicago Marathon
2011 Firecracker 5K, Huntsville, AL
My very first post here in the active.com forum. How appropriate.
As someone mentioned already # 1 for me will always be "Pump It" by the B.E.P. (and for my first 1/2 marathon last year my entire playlist was all B.E.P.)
# 2: "The Middle" by Jimmy Eat World (this is a girls song)
# 3 "Run Like Hell" Pink Floyd (this is especially fun to listen to for night runs)
Looking forward to this: http://www.hotchocolate15k.com/sandiego/
The Middle is such a GREAT running song!
My current top 3:
1) Los Angeles - Sugarcult
2) Aint Nothin' Wrong With That - Robert Randolph & the Family Band
3) The One Thing I Have Left - Hawk Nelson
And 3 more because I just couldn't stop with 3:
1) Down With The Sickness - Disturbed
2) Run Away - Stroke 9
3) Get Em Up - Paul Oakenfold
C25K started - 11/29/2010, finished 2/20/2011
Shamrock & Roll Atlanta 5K - 3/13/2011 ~42:15
Atlanta Womens 5K - 3/26/2011 ~ 41:58
Atlanta Fiesta 5K - 5/1/2011 ~ 41:44
Peachtree Road Race 10K - 7/4/2011 ~1:31:04
Iron Horse 15K & 5K Express 9/18/2011 ~32:34
Anything is Possible 5K 11/6/11 ~ 30:48
Atlanta Half Marathon 11/24/2011 ~2:25:38
Polar Bear 5K 1/28/2012 ~ 28:31 **PR**
Double Bridge Run 15K 02/4/2012 ~ 1:33:58
Locomotive Half Marathon 2/17/2012 ~ 2:17:22
Publix Georgia Half Marathon 3/18/2012
Nashville Rock & Roll Marathon 4/28/2012
~Faith is the refusal to panic.~
"What You Know" Two Door Cinema Club
"Handsfree (If You Hold My Hand)" Sonny J
"Work (Cahill Remix) The Saturdays
"Rush on Me (Riffs and Rays Remix)" Stephanie Mills
and my absolute, favorite, what i consider to be THE perfect running song:
"We Belong Together (Peter Rauhofer Reconstruction Mix)" Mariah Carey
Well I finally found my IPod, after not having it for about a year and my top 3 running songs I found, after a few blocks... was only to be my top 2 running songs. For some reason all of my loaded songs, except for two had diminished. So I had to listed to the same 2 songs over and over... yay...
#1 I'm in Miami B**** by LMFAO
#2 Cherry Pie by Warrant
No clue how this happened!
8/28/11 - Pekin, IL Greater Area Peoria 5k (1st ever 5k!) - 37:05
9/3/11 - Kewanee, IL Hog Stomp 4m - 45:23
9/10/11 - East Troy, WI Historical Society 5k - 34:02
9/17/11 - Morton, IL Pumpkin Classic 10k - 1:06:22
10/1/11 - Morton, IL St. Jude Road Race 5k - 31:56 - PR
10/8/11 - Peoria, IL United Way 5k - 32:50
10/22/11 - Peoria, IL Boo Run 5k - 32:50
10/29/11 - Chicago, IL Monster Dash Half Marathon (1st ever HM!) - 2:40:06
- Training For 2012 Races-
3/3/12 - Peoria, IL Gaelic Gallop 5k -
3/10/12 - Morton, IL Cactus Classic 10k or half ? -
3/24/12 - Pekin, IL Saints 5k -
3/24/12 - Peoria, IL Interplanetary 5k -
3/31/12 - Peoria Heights, IL Half Marathon -
Weird I know, but here ya go
#1 Smack My ***** Up (Prodigy): matched my steps really well and love the beat, simple lyrics
#2 Party Rock (LMFAO): the whole family has been into it lately, and just like the song
#3 either George Therogood: Josephine or Who Do You Love
And as someone else posted, I also found Marine Corps cadence on Amazon and downloaded them onto my mp3, which is funny cause I was active duty Army for 4 years but am right now liking the sound of the Marine Corp cadence better for some reason.