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Running Music Playlist - More Top 40 Songs

Get motivated with these running songs


Updated June 18, 2014

Many people like to listen to music for running motivation. If you're a fan of Top 40 music, here are some good running songs to add to your playlists.

Beautiful Girls - Sean Kingston

Singer Sean Kingston performs at AmericanAirlines Arena on December 18, 2010 in Miami, Florida.
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The relaxing beat of this hit makes it a perfect warm-up or cool-down song for your runs.

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Dirty Little Secret - All American Rejects

This fun song is upbeat and motivating. It can also provide inspiration for some distraction during long runs, as you let your mind wander about some of your very own "dirty little secrets."

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It's My Life - No Doubt

A little slow at first, this really picks up at the 2:00 mark, making it a great song for an interval workout.

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Hips Don't Lie - Shakira

Shakira's hit will help motivate you to move your hips -- and legs.

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Mr. Brightside - The Killers

This fast-moving number is great for when you need a little pick-me-up in the middle of your run.

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Shut Up and Drive - Rihanna

This one is also a little slow initially, but once it gets going, it's a great tune to get you moving.

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Fighter - Christina Aguilera

This is perfect for that point in your run when you feel like you're ready to stop, even though you haven't reached your time or mileage goal. It will definitely give you a boost.

U + Ur Hand - Pink

This has a fantastic beat and will motivate you to keep running.

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Glamorous - Fergie, featuring Ludacris

If you like hip-hop, you'll definitely be motivated to move when you hear this song.

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Irreplaceable - Beyonce

Here's another slow-paced, relaxing hit for your warm-up or cool-down.

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