Runners Playlist

Runners High & Music Motivation


Below you will find some notable runners and their playlists (for complete list, use pull downs in top of page, "Athletes" and next pulldown to right, select, "Runners"--Please add your own! Found one you like, email it to yourself or become a free member and save them all! 

 Motivation by music is getting more attention and runners realize this. Read Ferris Jabr's article about the science and art of music for inspiration and how to make a killer playlist. 











Usain St Leo Bolt, OJ, CD is a Jamaican sprinter. He is the first person to hold both the 100 metres and 200 metres world records since fully automatic time became mandatory. He also holds the world record as a part of the 4 × 100 metres relay. Playlist: Eminem ft. Nate Dogg – Till I Collapse (hip hop) – Link Rob Bailey & The Hustle Standard – Hungry (aggressive hip hop/Dub-step/alternative rock) – Link Roy Jones – Can’t Be Touched (hip hop) – Link Disturbed – Down With The Sickness (metal) – Link Fort Minor – Remember the name (hip hop) – Link Kraddy – Android Porn (electronic) – Link Blue Stahli – ULTRAnumb (electronic) – Link Lord Vital – Beastmode (hip hop) – Link Rob Bailey & The Hustle Standard – Work, Hustle, Kill (aggressive hip hop/Dub-step/alternative rock) – Link Eminem – Lose yourself (hip hop) – Link


Mohammed Ahmed is a Canadian long-distance runner who competed in the 10,000 meter races at the 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics and the 2013 World Championships in Athletics. Playlist : 1. Lose Yourself by Eminem 2. Remember The Name by Fort Minor 3. Welcome 2 Detroit by Trick Trick's 4. Hero by Mariah Carey 5. I Believe by Yolanda Adams 6. I Believe I Can Fly by R. Kelly"


Amy Cragg is an American track and field athlete, specializing in long distance running events. She is the 2015 American champion in the Marathon, the 2012 American champion in the 10,000 meters, and a qualifier for the 2012 Summer Olympics. Amy Cragg Marathon Playlist 1. "School" by Calvin Harris 2. "Pulaski at Night" by Andrew Bird 3."I Need a Dollar" by Aloe Blacc 4. "List of Demands" by Saul Williams 5. "Born to Die" by Cardio Blasters 6. "Pursuit of Happiness Remix" by Steve Aoki 7. "Go Go Gadget Glow" by Lupe Fiasco 8. "Grown Woman" by Beyoncé 9. "Bam Bam" By Sister Nancy



Stephanie Howe has a passion for movement, science, and nourishment that has catapulted her to the top of the ultra-running world. Playlist : 1. Somebody by Natalie La Rose, Jeremih 2 Pony by Ginuwine 3. Let's Go by Calvin Harris, Ne-Yo 4. Show Me Love by Steve Angello, Laidback Lu 5. Get Lucky by Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams, 6. Lose Yourself to Dance by Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams 7. Rhythm Is A Dancer - 12'' Version by SNAP! 8. How Deep Is Your Love by Calvin Harris, Disciples 9. Animals - Gryffin Remix by Maroon 5, Gryffin 10. Happy Ending by MIKA 11. Lights - Bassnectar Remix by Ellie Goulding, Bassnectar



Brenda Martinez is an American track and field athlete, specializing in middle distance races. Born in Upland, California. She won a bronze medal in the 800 meters at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow, 2013. Here Playlist : 1. Banquet by Bloc Party 2. Enjoy the Silence by Depeche Mode 3. Ready or Not by Fugees 4. Babe I'm Gonna Leave You by Led Zeppelin 5. Brooklyn Baby by Lana Del Rey 6. If I Ruled the World by Nas 7. Gimme Shelter by The Rolling Stones 8. Heads Will Roll by Yeah Yeah Yeahs



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