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11217 Views 18 Replies Latest reply: Dec 20, 2009 7:00 PM by boldpacemusic Go to original post 1 2 Previous Next
  • Brian Rob Rookie 1 posts since
    May 18, 2009
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    15. May 24, 2009 1:32 PM (in response to Anastasia72068)
    Re: Running music? newbie to running here.

     

    I am extremely new myself, started last week.  I am slower, my pace is 11 min miles, but i am 240 pound chubby guy. lol

     

     

    My list includes  Cantiloop - Us3, Vehicle - The Ides of March, Fortunate Son - CCR, Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry,

     

     

    Around the World - Red Hot Chilipeppers, Higher - Creed, Hey Man Nice Shot - Filter, Paradise City - Guns N Roses,

     

     

    and i finish with Right Now - Van Halen all in that order for motivational reasons.  I wish you all the best in running!

     

     

  • FruitMan Rookie 5 posts since
    May 24, 2009
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    16. May 24, 2009 5:11 PM (in response to Brian Rob)
    Re: Running music? newbie to running here.

     

    I am new to this too. I have sooo much in my itunes that it has become cumbersome. I am looking for a simple solution.

     

     

    I like what I see at run 2 rythm - so I'll definately have a go at that. 15 minutes a track sounds good.

     

     

    J A

     

     

  • The Ferret Amateur 11 posts since
    Jan 28, 2009
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    17. May 24, 2009 6:21 PM (in response to Anastasia72068)
    Re: Running music? newbie to running here.

     

    9min mile is slow? Man! I'm a tortoise! 

     

     

    Anyways,  I usually listen to music that I like to dance to. All my music is usually techno or trance. Prodigy, Underworld, Orbital, Armin van Buren and Tiesto etc., The less words the better but I mainly want a consistent dance beat. Plus it helps me enjoy the journey.

     

     

    It's all about personal choice really. Have fun!

     

     

     

     

     

  • boldpacemusic Rookie 4 posts since
    Aug 1, 2009
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    18. Dec 20, 2009 7:00 PM (in response to Anastasia72068)
    Re: Running music? newbie to running here.

    Hi Anastasia-- You came to a good place for suggestions...I've found many excellent running songs here.   Here are my current favorites w/ bpms in ()...

     

    I'm Confused - Handsome Furs (140)

    Niagra Falls - Harlem Shakes (172)

    Keep Your Head - The Ting Tings  (156)

    Clampdown - The Clash (146)

    Age of Consent - New Order (165)

    Marathon and not a Sprint - Camera Obscura (169)

    It's Okay - The Kings (165)

    Lasso - Phoenix (152)

    The Underdog - Spoon (146)

    Getting Down - The Kills (150)

     

    If you are looking for more songs specifically for running w/ bpms and are either inspirational, about running or have an up-tempo fast beat, you can find over 7 more hours of music at: http://www.remanents.com/blog/best-running-music-playlist-marathon/

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