My ultra running playlist is about 3 hours but the plan is to listen to it twice for my long, long run. I could listen to them twice because these are all great songs with motivating lyrics. Here is the list with my favorite lines from each song.
Roll Me Away by Bob Segar
Stood alone on a mountain top, starin’ out at the Great Divide. I could go east, I could go west, it was all up to me to decide.
Shallow by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper
I’m off the deep end, watch as I dive in I’ll never meet the ground. Crash through the surface where they can’t hurt us. We’re far from the shallow now.
A Song for You by The Carpenters
I’ve been so many places in my life and time I’ve sung a lot of songs I’ve made some bad rhyme.
Tougher Than the Rest by Bruce Springstein
Honey I’m tougher than the rest.
The Climb by Miley Cyrus
There’s always gonna be another mountain, I’m always gonna wanna make it move.
He Knows My Name by Francesca Battistelli
I’m not living for applause, I’m already so adored. It’s all His stage. He knows my name.
Maybe It’s Time by Bradley Cooper
It takes a lot to change a man, Hell, it takes a lot to try. Maybe it’s time to let the old ways die.
Across the Great Divide by Nanci Griffith
Now I find myself on the mountainside, where the rivers change direction Across the Great Divide.
The Fire Inside by Bob Segar
Faking the smile, hiding the pain, never satisfied. The fire inside.
City Of Stars by Ryan Gosling
City of stars, Are you shining just for me? City of stars There’s so much that I can’t see.
Always Remember Us This Way by Lady Gaga
That Arizona sky burning in your eyes. You look at me and, babe, I wanna catch on fire.
Mr. Brightside by The Killers
Coming out of my cage And I’ve been doing just fine. Gotta gotta be down because I want it all.
Shake it Off by Taylor Swift
‘Cause the players gonna play, play, play, play, play. And the haters gonna hate, hate, hate, hate, hate.
Try by Pink
Black by Pearl Jam
I know someday you’ll have a beautiful life, I know you’ll be a star.
Today Is Your Day by Shania Twain
You got what it takes you can win. Today is your day to begin. So don’t give up here, don’t you quit. The moment is now, this is it.