Running definitely isn't easy. Whether you're a beginner or a pro, it's a continuously challenging workout because you're competing with your own time and endurance—and, I mean, that's the point! As the saying goes, no pain, no gain. But a killer playlist is sure to help you power through every single mile. You need those high-energy songs to motivate you at the start, hardcore bass-heavy bops to keep your body in a steady rhythm, "angry" songs for the excruciatingly difficult moments, and your all time faves as a reward during your cool down. Whether you're training for a marathon, or just starting to get into the habit of running, here's a list of songs that you can add to your playlist. United States.
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Best Running Songs Ever
Looking for the best running songs? This post contains affiliate links. Almost fifteen years ago, my brother got engaged to my sister-in-law while we were all on a family cruise. After seeing myself in pictures from that cruise, I said that I was going to run five times a week from the day after the cruise to the day my brother got married. I let my competitive side take over and ran five times a week not only until their wedding but also for months afterwards.
Running is made for music. It has its own tempo, its own rhythm, its own pace. You, the runner, can speed up or slow down. You orchestrate the way forward.