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My Thunder Road Marathon Playlist

Well, with the Thunder Road Marathon coming up on Saturday, it was time to get my playlist together.  And since I have all this tapering energy, here’s a blog post to share with you what I’ll be listening to on race day (in no particular order, since I leave it on shuffle anyway):

  • Avicii – Levels
  • Avicii – Silhouettes (Syn Cole Creamfields mix)
  • Avicii – Wake Me Up
  • Avicii – You Make Me
  • Avicii – Hey Brother
  • Avicii – Addicted to You
  • Avicii – Dear Boy
  • Avicii – Liar Liar
  • Avicii – Shame on Me
  • Avicii – Lay Me Down
  • Avicii – Hope There’s Someone
  • Avicii – Heart Upon My Sleeve
  • Bayside – Devotion and Desire
  • Billy Talent – Standing in the Rain
  • Billy Talent – Perfect World
  • Billy Talent – White Sparrows
  • Billy Talent – Rusted From the Rain
  • Billy Talent – Viking Death March
  • The Black Keys – Howlin’ for You
  • The Black Keys – Sinister Kid
  • The Black Keys – Gold on the Ceiling
  • The Black Keys – Little Black Submarines
  • Calvin Harris – Sweet Nothing
  • Calvin Harris – Feel So Close (extended mix)
  • Chali 2na – International (feat. Beenie Man)
  • Chali 2na – Lock Shit Down (feat. Talib Kweli)
  • Chali 2na – Chali 2na Comin’ Thru
  • CKY – 96 Quite Bitter Beings
  • Daft Punk – The Son Of Flynn (Remixed By Ki:Theory)
  • Daft Punk – Derezzed (Remixed By The Glitch Mob)
  • Daft Punk – Fall (Remixed By M83 Vs Big Black Delta)
  • Daft Punk – Solar Sailer (Remixed By Pretty Lights)
  • deadmau5 – Professional Griefers (Vocal Mix)
  • Dev – Getaway
  • Dev – In My Trunk
  • Dev – Naked
  • Dev – Lightspeed
  • Dev – In The Dark
  • Dev – Kiss My Lips
  • Ellie Goulding – Lights (Bassnectar remix)
  • Far – Pony
  • Fatboy Slim – Apache
  • Filter – Hey Man, Nice Shot
  • Filter – We Hate It When You Get What You Want
  • Filter – What Do You Say
  • Filter – Welcome to the Fold
  • Filter;The Crystal Method – (Can’t You) Trip Like I Do
  • Flobots – Mayday!!!
  • Flobots – The Rhythm Method (Move!)
  • Flux Pavilion – I Can’t Stop
  • The Fray – Heartless
  • Freestylers – Cracks Feat. Belle Humble (Flux Pavilion Rmx)
  • Gin Wigmore – Black Sheep
  • Hard-Fi – Good for Nothing
  • Hard-Fi – Fire in the House
  • Hard-Fi – Cash Machine
  • Hard-Fi – Tied Up Too Tight
  • Hard-Fi – Unnecessary Trouble
  • Junior Senior – Move Your Feet
  • Justice – D.A.N.C.E. (MSTRKRFT remix)
  • Kanye West – Through the Wire
  • Kanye West – Flashing Lights (Feat. Dwele)
  • Kanye West – Gold Digger (Feat. Jamie Foxx)
  • Kanye West – Monster (feat. JAY-Z, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj & Bon Iver)
  • Kasabian – Underdog
  • Kraftwerk – Popcorn
  • Kylie Minogue – Timebomb (Extended Version)
  • Lana Del Rey – Summertime Sadness [Lana Del Rey vs. Cedric Gervais] (Cedric Gervais Remix)
  • Macklemore – Thrift Shop
  • Macklemore – Can’t Hold Us
  • Matchbook Romance – Monsters
  • My Chemical Romance – This Is How I Disappear
  • My Chemical Romance – Welcome to the Black Parade
  • My Chemical Romance – Mama
  • My Chemical Romance – Disenchanted
  • My Chemical Romance – Party Poison
  • My Chemical Romance – S/C/A/R/E/C/R/O/W
  • My Chemical Romance – DESTROYA
  • My Chemical Romance – Na Na Na (Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na) [Explicit]
  • My Chemical Romance – Planetary (GO!) [Explicit]
  • My Chemical Romance – Boy Division
  • My Chemical Romance – Tomorrow’s Money
  • My Chemical Romance – I’m Not Okay (I Promise)
  • Of Mice & Men – Blame It
  • The Offspring – You’re Gonna Go Far, Kid
  • Ozomatli – Cut Chemist Suite
  • Pretty Lights – Hot Like Sauce
  • Pretty Lights – Finally Moving (remix)
  • Psy – Gentleman
  • PSY – Gangnam Style
  • RJD2 – Cornbread, Eddie & Me
  • Say Anything – I Got Your Money
  • SEV – Same Old Song
  • Silverstein – Apologize
  • Silversun Pickups – Lazy Eye
  • Silversun Pickups – Broken Bottles
  • Silversun Pickups – Panic Switch
  • Sponge – Plowed
  • Sponge – Molly (Sixteen Candles)
  • Sponge – Wax Ecstatic (To Sell Angelina)
  • Weezer – Troublemaker
  • Wolfgang Gartner – Get Em (ft Eve)
  • Wolfgang Gartner – Space Junk
  • Wolfgang Gartner – Ménage a Trois
  • Wolfgang Gartner – Circus Freaks (ft Jim Jones & Cam’ron)
  • Wolfgang Gartner – 818
  • Wolfgang Gartner – Forever (ft will.i.am)
  • Wolfgang Gartner – The Way It Was
  • Wolfgang Gartner – Shrunken Heads
  • Wolfgang Gartner – Still My Baby (ft Omarion)
  • Wolfgang Gartner – Illmerica
  • Wolfgang Gartner – The Champ

And, yes, it’s far more than I should need to keep me entertained throughout the race, but I’d rather have too much and mix it up than run out and start repeating songs.

Feel free to share your likes and dislikes, but my jamz is locked in for race day!

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2 Comments

  1. That is a huge playlist – my kids (one is a rap fan, other into EDM) would both find stuff to enjoy!

    I don’t listen to ANYTHING when running – my morning runs are an escape from the noise of the world, a time to connect with nature and myself. As a result I don’t listen during races.

    Discussions of earbuds while running can get heated quickly, but for me it is all about safety and awareness – so long as you are aware of what is going on, I really don’t care. But I too often see people who are unintentionally rude and unsafe because their music is too loud for them to know what is happening around them!

    Good luck with the marathon!

  2. Greg Nilsen Greg Nilsen

    Yea, everyone’s different. I had a friend give me a hard time about running to music, but I escape into music and it helps me focus on what I’m doing.

    And since I do run on both the sidewalks and roads, I never listen to it over the sound of traffic or even conversation, so that I can stay safe.

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