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  • Corkers Amateur 34 posts since
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    210. Feb 4, 2009 5:27 AM (in response to helen82)
    Re: favorite running song(s)?


    The song that always gets me going is The Killers' "All These Things That I've Done."  I first heard the chorus on a Nike commercial during the Olympics, and it just has such a great feel to it- I ALWAYS get a runner's high when it comes on.






    I also realized that when I'm about to give up, Elton John's "I'm Still Standing" is extremely appropriate, and the beat behind the music matches my footfalls on a 6.5mph pace.






  • John Janssen Rookie 1 posts since
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    211. Feb 4, 2009 8:18 AM (in response to helen82)
    Re: favorite running song(s)?

    Back in High School when I ran cross country, I found Whats my age again by blink 182 had the perfect tempo for my feet, but thats when running was to compete, not to get in shape, now that i'm running to get into shape, its harder to push myself that extra mile or 2, so I like to listen to songs I can play on my guitar, i.e. Avenged sevenfold Bat Country, or Unholy Confessions, or godsmack or breaking benjamin..... songs that get my blood flowing and my adrenaline-a-pumpin

  • JohnDRunner Amateur 16 posts since
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    212. Feb 5, 2009 12:43 PM (in response to helen82)
    Re: favorite running song(s)?


    I make a point out of limiting how often I run with music, though I do enjoy running with music. I find this keeps both the music and my running fresh. Doing so also helps me improve my ability to associate rather than disassociate when running closer to my perceived limits.



    Here are 3 of my favorites: "Grace" Phil Wickham, "Where the Streets Have No Name" U2, and "God's Gonna Cut You Down" Johnny Cash.



    I never saw the Johnny Cash song as a running song until I watched this video from Josh Cox: 31 mile training run with Josh Cox and Ryan Hall in Mammoth



  • JScottB Rookie 1 posts since
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    213. Feb 7, 2009 4:31 AM (in response to helen82)
    Re: favorite running song(s)?


    If "Flogging Molly" doesn't help get the adrenaline pumping than nothing will!



    Happy Trails



  • usmcblinky Rookie 2 posts since
    Jan 6, 2009
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    214. Feb 8, 2009 5:51 PM (in response to helen82)
    Re: favorite running song(s)?

    billy idol and marine corps cadence when i need motivation

    never slow down,never grow old
  • socalirunning Amateur 12 posts since
    Feb 11, 2009
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    215. Feb 11, 2009 3:50 PM (in response to helen82)
    Re: favorite running song(s)?


    AC/DC-hells bells, highway to ****, shook me all night long



    Anything queen.



    Brittany spears new cd lol



    Any up beat pick me up music.






  • tiagayepfa Amateur 10 posts since
    Feb 14, 2009
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    216. Feb 14, 2009 8:36 AM (in response to helen82)
    Re: favorite running song(s)?

    Black Eyed Peas - Let's Get It Started, Smashmouth - Walking on The Sun and Patty Smith - I am The Warrior!

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  • ninganing1 Rookie 2 posts since
    Aug 23, 2008
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    217. Feb 14, 2009 11:20 AM (in response to helen82)
    Re: favorite running song(s)?

    I need my music during my runs! I prefer AC/DC, Aerosmith, Queen and Pink

  • Runner Chick'en Pro 145 posts since
    Jan 24, 2008
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    218. Feb 15, 2009 5:56 PM (in response to mike perry)
    Re: favorite running song(s)?

    Runner by Manfred Mann's Earth Band.  I also like Gonna Fly Now, which seems to be a pretty popular running song

  • Mellya Amateur 23 posts since
    Feb 8, 2009
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    219. Feb 15, 2009 7:16 PM (in response to helen82)
    Re: favorite running song(s)?


    Favorite new edition is "Let it Rock" by Kevin Rudolf and Lil Wayne.



    I also like the remix I have of "Crazy Train", and Offspring's "Gonna Go Far, Kid".



    Oh - and how could I forget Fatboy Slim's "Right Here, Right Now."



  • lifl2003 Pro 129 posts since
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    220. Feb 16, 2009 3:20 AM (in response to Mellya)
    Re: favorite running song(s)?


    I like "Let It Rock" also. Great song..






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  • daveguerra Rookie 1 posts since
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    221. Feb 16, 2009 6:22 AM (in response to helen82)
    Re: favorite running song(s)?


    WOW!!! Great Stuff here... A lot of awesome music being represented out there. 



    Here is what joins me every morning:



    1. Start Me Up - The Rolling Stones (recently moved into the #1 spot)

    2. Unfassbar - The Far East Band (German Band with an awesome horn section, was previously #1)

    3. Crazy - Gnarls Barkley

    4.Ladies & Gentlemen: Miss Grace Jones (Slave to the Rhythm) - Grace Jones

    5. Serious - Duran Duran

    6. Fire - Ferry Corsten

    7. Sunday Bloody Sunday - U2

    8. The Valley - Duran Duran

    9. **** for Life - Iggy Pop

    10. Under Pressure - Queen w/David Bowie

    11. Hot Hot Hot!!! - The Cure



    12. (Reach Up For The) Sunrise - Duran Duran (this is the cool down song reminds me to look up and not at the ground)



    As you can tell I do like my 80s stuff, especially that DD music.






  • VirtusLuxMea Rookie 1 posts since
    Feb 9, 2009
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    222. Feb 16, 2009 11:49 AM (in response to helen82)
    Re: favorite running song(s)?


    Oooh, fun question...



    Sprints and Intervals? (200s, 400s, and my personal favorite, the distance from ****: 300s)  Little Crystal Method, some Prodigy, and BT...  Great stuff to go til you fall over, as I'm wont to do on sprint days.



    Short runs? (1.5-4 miles) Scandanavian folk metal. Oh yes, I'm serious.  Ensiferum, Eluveitie, Wintersun...  Oh yes.  That or some quality hard rock (Alter Bridge, Foo Fighters, Creed, some Linkin Park)



    Long runs (5-10)? Trance, Pop/rock, Celtic folk...  gots ta keep the hormones at manageable levels lest I find myself in trouble quickly ;).



  • kmitchl2009 Pro 122 posts since
    Feb 15, 2009
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    223. Feb 16, 2009 4:14 PM (in response to helen82)
    Re: favorite running song(s)?


    My alltime favorite song to run to is Europe's "Cherokee" . I think that some 80's music like Europe, Guns and Roses, Poison, Van Halen, etc.can really pump you up.



    Hope that helps.



    Sorry, I have to run.......

  • RLAGirl Rookie 4 posts since
    Mar 26, 2008
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    224. Feb 18, 2009 6:32 PM (in response to helen82)
    Re: favorite running song(s)?


    My favorite running playlist top ten:



    1. Rusted Root- Ecstasy



    2. Saigon Kick - Peppermint Tribe



    3. Vampire Weekend - A-Punk



    4. 30 Seconds to Mars - The Kill



    5. Slade - Run Runaway



    6. The Color Fred - If I Surrender



    7. Better Than Ezra - Breathless



    8. Augustana - Sweet and Low



    9. Silversun Pickups - Lazy Eye



    10. Tom Petty - I Won't Back Down



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