“What distinguishes those of us at the starting line from those of us on the couch is that we learn through running to take what the day gives us, what our body will allow us, and what our will can tolerate.” -John Bingham

Man, where would the catalog of inspirational quotes be without athletics?  Where would our athletes be without inspirational quotes?  Something to ponder on your next 5 mile run pounding the pavement to these tunes…

1.  Rob Thomas “Streetcorner Symphony”

2. LCD Soundsystem “All My Friends”

3. The Asteroids Galaxy Tour “The Golden Age”

4. Jay-Z feat. Kanye West and Rihanna “Run This Town”

5. The Bloody Beetroots “Mac Mac”

6. Alkaline Trio “Stupid Kid”

7. Unwritten Law “She Says”

8. The Killers “Mr. Brightside”

9. Florence and The Machine “You’ve Got The Love”

How did I do with my attempt to simulate the course of a run?