Running Songs

A running list of running songs (with the occasional playlist thrown in). Please send suggestions my way @jeffyamaguchi. Note: there’s no such thing as an embarrassing running song.

Red Alert by CSS

Here Comes the Summer by The Fiery Furnaces

Cool Change by Little River Band

Tubthumping by Chumbawamba

All My Friends by LCD Soundsystem

New Slang by The Shins

Sound and Vision by David Bowie

That’s All by Genesis

Sophia So Far by Goodnight Radio

Good Vibrations by The Beach Boys

I Turn My Camera On by Spoon

Only You by Emmy the Great

Feeling Good Again by Robert Earl Keen

Born to Hand Jive by Sha-Na-Na

Mountain Song by Jane’s Addiction

Steppin’ Out by Joe Jackson

The Metro by Berlin

Ring of Fire by Social Distortion

Holding Out For a Hero by Bonnie Tyler

The Worst Day Since Yesterday by Flogging Molly

Under Pressure by David Bowie and Queen

The Goonies ‘R’ Good Enough by Cyndi Lauper

We Belong by Pat Benatar

My Life Would Suck Without You by Kelly Clarkson

Only In My Dreams by Debbie Gibson

2015 Brooklyn Half Running Playlist

2015 Manhattan Half Playlist

I Never Say Goodbye to “Goodbye To You”

Running Songs that Are Great After You’ve Been Out There For Too Long But Probably Not Long Enough and Gone Too Far but Probably Not Far Enough But that’s Okay

Running Songs that Are Great After You Got a Late Start After a Really Shitty Horrible Terrible Day and You Went Further Than You Thought You Were Going to Go and the Sun Has Just Set and No One Is Around

Please DJ Play These Songs at Mile 12 of the Half Marathon

Running Songs That Are Great When You Want to Imagine That You Are Running In Slow Motion in Some Kind of Triumphant Moment in Which You Are All Alone But Somehow People Are Watching You and Are Amazed

Early List of Running Songs (2)

Early List of Running Songs (1)