It’s not easy, when you are of-a-certain-age, to seek out new music – you’ve got so many decades of music you KNOW you like just waiting to be listened to; running has got me back on the lookout though – and there is always something great to be found. So that’s what I’m focussing on […]
Next weekend I’m running a half marathon, and not long after that I’m running the London Marathon – which is TWICE that far! So I’ve been going long – going out for long runs, listening to long songs. When I did my first Marathon, in 2011, I put together a playlist of the longest songs […]
I don’t hold with my running music being too ‘on the nose’; I’m not that jazzed to be running listening to songs about running, and I REALLY don’t want to pick a song based on its BPM. If you’re going to let an external device govern your pace, you might as well run on a… […]
So… it’s a beautiful day; bright and crisp, slightly chilly and still. You’re well rested, you’ve been eating and drinking healthily, your running clothes are clean and make you feel sporty. Your running playlist kicks off with a classic, inspirational tune – PiL’s Rise perhaps, or Katy Perry’s Firework, whatever your preferred, er, ‘jam’ is […]
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