Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Running Playlist

Since I couldn't take my big honking camera on the race course with me I bought a disposable one. But as soon as I got back to the hotel I put it away and kind of forgot about it. I still have 9 pictures on there that I need to take before I can turn it in!

Soooo...until those pictures are developed....I'm making you all wait for race posts. I'm so mean:)

I asked my friends and family for a song to add to my running playlist that would help me and bring them to my mind while I was running. I was amazed at the diversity of choices! I heard so many of them and it helped me make it to that finish line.

Some of you have asked what they were so get they come!

1985-Bowling For Soup
All The Small Things-Blink-182
Addicted-Saving Abel
Animals-Nickelback (my song from Shawn:)
Before He Cheats-Carrie Underwood (just cracks me up)
Boulevard of Broken Dreams-Green Day
Breathe Into Me-Red
By Your Side-Tenth Avenue North
Crazy Beautiful-Chasen
Defying Gravity-Kristen Chenoweth, Idina Menzel (I just love Wicked music!)
Dude Looks Like A Lady-Aerosmith
Don't Cha-Pussycat Dolls
Feels Like Tonight-Daughtry
First Time-Lifehouse
For Good-Kristin Chenoweth, Idina Menzel (McKinley's drama class sang this, very touching)
Friend Like That-Hawk Nelson
Girlfriend-Avril Lavigne (this song has been with me the longest, I love it!)
Got Money-Lil' Wayne (from my 18 year old possible prom date friend, Zach)
Gotta Be Somebody-Nickelback
Harder to Breathe-Maroon 5
Here-Rascal Flatts
Hope for the Hopeless-A Fine Frenzy (from my sweet 16 year old friend Ashley-very fitting for LLS)
Hot N Cold-Katy Perry (from my cousin Melissa who is training for her first half!)
I Will Remember You-Ryan Cabrera (word for word this song reminds me of my mom)
It's Not Over-Daughtry (I think....Melissa again)
Last Name-Carrie Underwood
Life is a Highway-Tom Cochrane and Rascal Flatts (Tom's is my favorite but there's something to be said about Rascal Flatts)
Live Like You Were Dying-Time McGraw
Move-Thousand Foot Crutch (from my friends Deanne and Teri-this song will make you MOVE!)
My Wish-Rascal Flatts
Never Be The Same-Red
Never Let You Go-Third Eye Blind
Our Song-Taylor Swift
Over You-Daughtry
Picture To Burn-Taylor Swift
Play it Safe-Dizmas
Play My Music-Jonas Brothers (from my sweet Kennedy)
Ready to Run-Dixie Chicks (self explanatory!)
Remember the Name-Fort Minor
Roses-Meg & Dia
Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)-Beyonce (from the funniest person I know and love, Natalie)
So What-Pink (my cousin Melissa)
Stand-Rascal Flatts
Stars-Switchfoot (my absolute favorite song!!!!)
Stop It!-The Almost
Ticks-Brad Paisley (this one reminds me of me! Except mine is a a dragonfly:)
The Impression That I Get-Mighty Mighty Bosstones
The Rockafeller Skank-Fatboy Slim (I love songs that have my name in them!)
Those Nights-Skillet (my funny McKinley-in the song it says 'remember when we', she thinks it says 'Oprah Winfrey'-we crack up every time)
Through the Fire and Flames-Dragonforce (my favorite cousin Tyler-this 7:21 long song started 8 minutes from the finish line and got me across!)
Too Cool-Meaghan Martin (from my precious Reagan)
Trou Macacq-Squirrel Nut Zippers
Wake Up-KJ-52 (just an amazing, fast paced song)
Welcome to Where You Are-Bon Jovi (this song was used in the DVD of all the pictures taken during our journey with TNT-it's amazing. If you only listen to one of this list, make it this one.)
What I Want-Daughtry (Melissa again, I think...she sent me so many good ones!)
What About Now-Daughtry
Who Says You Can't Go Home-Bon Jovi, Jennifer Nettles

So there you have it. I know, I know...there are a bunch. But I'm not a fast runner! Every song does something to me-inspires me, reminds me of someone, moves me, or makes me want to go faster!

So, go listen. Inspire yourself. Get up and MOVE!!!!


Melissa said...

Glad I could help load up the iPod. BTW, you have a great list here. I might have to grab some of these for my running list as well.

Coachdad said...

What a great list. When I ran the marathons we had no ipodd. It would have been great to have been able to listen to some tunes while running. Looking forward to ur post and pictures about the race. Again, congrats!

Anonymous said...

I saw the pics on Facebook of you all! What a bunch of smokin' hot mamas! What a fun thing to do for such a great cause!

Kelly said...

Those are a lot of great songs I have a lot of them that I listen to when I go to the Gym, I'm going to go and add some more for when everyone gets better and I can go back to the Gym...I really miss it, I never thought I'd say that!

jean said...

It's a great list, and I love the diversity. Thanks for the ideas! But I have just one question: when you run & the song changes, do you find yourself changing your pace to match the beat of the music? Unless I'm on a treadmill & the pace is set, I have marching band flashbacks & tend to move w/the beat of the music... BTW, I MUCH prefer Rascal Flatts version of "Life Is A Highway" - lots more energy to it! Those guys could sing anything & I would love it, though. :-)

jean said...

I forgot to tell you - I LOVE Wicked too - asked for/received the soundtrack for my bday! Have you seen the musical? I did but was in the nosebleed seats - would like to go again for a closer look.

Jennifer Chronicles ( said...

That is an impressive play list. I think I might not be cool. I don't know even half the songs on here - as in - never heard of them. =0

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