Best Songs for Running

I suppose that I’m putting myself out there quite a bit for this post.  It’s only fair, seeing that I’ve searched this very topic myself.  There’s something about listening to certain songs that gives me an extra boost of motivation while running.  I have my days where I’d rather leave my shoes at the door, but knowing that I can get lost in some tunes pushes me (and my shoes) out the door and onto the pavement.  I comprised a list of songs – some I have listened to since day one, some that I burned out on long ago, and many that still keep me ramped up today.  In no particular order, here are my top songs for running:
Eye of the Tiger – Survivor   Just kidding, lol
Pump It – Black Eyed Peas
Hands Up – Black Eyed Peas
Imma Be – Black Eyed Peas
Outkast – Bombs over Baghdad (B.O.B.)
Kill Your Heroes – Awolnation
The Sickness – Disturbed
Cruise (Remix) ft. Nelly – Florida Georgia Line
Thunderstruck – AC/DC
The 5th – David Garrett
Vivaldi vs. Vertigo – David Garrett
AEnema – Tool
Stinkfist – Tool
Eye of the Beholder – Metallica
The Shortest Straw – Metallica
The Never – Metallica
Of Wolf and Man – Metallic

Through the Never – Metallica

Just Like a Pill – Pink
My Own Worst Enemy – Lit
Gold on the Ceiling – The Black Keys
Lonely Boy – The Black Keys
Run Right Back – The Black Keys
Bump – Rehab
Renegades of Funk – Rage Against the Machine
Bulls on Parade – Rage Against the Machine
Killing in the Name – Rage Against the Machine
No Shelter – Rage Against the Machine
Guerrilla Radio – Rage Against the Machine
Who We Be – DMX
Party Up – DMX
Get at Me Dog – DMX
What’s my Name? – DMX
X Gon Give it to Ya – DMX
Smack my ____ Up – Prodigy
Diesel Power – Prodigy
E.T. – Key Perry ft. Kanye West
Hit ‘Em Up – Tupac
California Love – Tupac
Louder than Ever – Daughtry
Ragdoll – Aerosmith
Semi-Charmed Life – Third Eye Blind
Lose Control – Missy Elliot
Gossip Folks – Missy Elliot ft. Ludacris
You’re So Yesterday – Marvelous 3
All American Girl – Train
Ants Marching – Dave Matthews Band
Loser – Beck
Right Now – Van Halen
Finish what you Started – Van Halen
Paper Planes – MIA
Hearts Burst Into Fire – Bullet For My Valentine
My Last Serenade – Killswitch Engage
My Curse – Killswitch Engage
Rose of Sharyn – Killswitch Engage

Holy Diver – Killswitch Engage

Sabotage – Beastie Boys

Engel – Rammstein

Of course, this is only scratching the surface; I will add more as they come to me.  What are some of your favorite songs to run to?  Please share them in the comment section below!

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