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Boston Marathon 2012 Playlist

Fueled by fine music–and adrenaline & pride–to the very end.

Created by: SBS

Realizing many of her 13.1- and 26.2-mile playlists had a lot of the same songs on it, Sarah set out to add a bevy of new music on this playlist. These tunes start out slower–to keep adrenaline in check–but then pick up as the race goes on. It lasts 4.7 hours. She thought it was way too long for her Boston effort, but due to the heat, she listened to almost all the tunes.¬†

Telling the World (RIO Pop Mix): Taio Cruz
When You’re Falling: Afro Celt Sound System
Down by the Water: The Decembrists
The Sound of Sunshine: Michael Franti
In Your Light: Gotye
Tonight Is the Night: Outasight
Tonight’s the Kind of Night: Noah & The Whale (okay, so race was during the heat of the day, but…)
My Body: Young the Giant (Ashley, this one’s from/for you)
Run: The Knux
Faster: Matt Nathanson
Little Talks: Of Monsters and Men
Love is Something: Mozella
Just a Dream: Nelly
Can’t Hold Us (feat. Ray Dalton): Macklemore
Speed of Sound: Coldplay
Good Times: Strange Fruit Project
Show the World: Luminaries
Gravity: Stephen Kellogg & The Sixers
Somebody that I Used to Know: Gotye
Let Us Love: Needtobreathe
I Don’t Feel Like Dancin’: Scissor Sisters
Second Song: TV on the Radio
L.O.V.: Fitz & The Tantrums
Burn You Up, Burn You Down: Peter Gabriel
The Cave: Mumford & Sons
Drive All Night: Needtobreathe
Good Life: OneRepublic
Price Tag (feat. B.o.B.): Jessie J
You’ve Got the Love: Florence + the Machine
MoneyGrabber: Fitz & The Tantrums
Miracle: Matisyahu
What Doesn’t Kill¬† You (Stronger): Kelly Clarkson
All at Once: The Airborne Toxic Event
Savage: Hacienda
Learnalilgivinanlovin: Gotye (okay, shoot me–lots of Gotye!)
You’re the One: Paul Simon (one of the few throw-back songs)
#1: Nelly
Young Blood: The Naked and Famous
We Are Young: Fun.
Rise: Shawn McDonald
Set Fire to the Rain: ADELE
Drive By: Train
Shake It Out: Florence + the Machine (good advice for what to do w/ your arms on a downhill)
Stop for a Minute: Keane
Feel Good Inc.: Gorillaz
Superman: R.E.M.
And We Danced: Macklemore
What Doesn’t Kill You (Stronger): Kelly Clarkson (yup, knew I’d need it twice!)
Call It What You Want: Foster the People
Dreamer: K’naan
Leave!: VV Brown
All These Things That I’ve Done: The Killers
Wild Ones (feat. Sia): Flo Rida
Shark in the Water: VV Brown
The Best: Tina Turner
Super Bass: Nicki Minaj (gives a BIG boost!)
The Edge of Glory: Lady Gaga
Groove Is in the Heart: Deee Lite
I Gotta Feeling: Black Eyed Peas (I had to do it)
I Like It: Enrique Iglesisas
Dig In: Lenny Kravitz (good advice from a sexy man)
DJ Got Us Fallin’ in Love: Usher
So Good: B.o.B.
More: Usher (my signature race song–Usher’s way of telling me to, “empty the tank”)
Good Feeling: Flo Rida
I Like It, I Love It: Lyrics Born
Stronger: Britney Spears (better than repeating Kelly Clarkson again, right?)
Winner (feat. Justin Timberlake and T.I.): Jamie Foxx
4 Minutes: Madonna
Disturbia: Rihanna
Love the Way You Lie: Eminem feat. Rihanna

4 Responses to Boston Marathon 2012 Playlist

  1. tiffany says:

    I must be dumb, I can’t find the playlists in iTunes. I see the podcasts but no these playlists that I am clicking on..

  2. lisa s. says:

    love your playlists–have been looking for running playlists for a while; yours are awesome. Would you please consider putting these on Spotify? Thanks!

  3. Steph says:

    One song you need to check out is Coastin’ by Zion I and K.Flay

  4. I am glad I got the opportunity to check your list…. It is interesting some of the track their are my favorite too.

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