I Ran a 5K, You Guys!

As I mentioned in my previous Thanksgiving post, I ran my very first 5K while I was at home over the holiday! It was crazy awesome, and I was surprised at how many people showed up at 8am to run… there were seriously like 900 people there. It was pretty nice outside (for the end of November) which made for great running weather, I was proud of my finishing time of 31:24, AND I got a sweet moisture-wicking long-sleeve shirt to run in! (I also got a free sample of men’s deodorant, but I wasn’t too jazzed about that one…)

One of the best ways that I stay energized and pumped during a run is by having a killer playlist. The right song with the right beat can give me a boost of energy and keep me going when I need it. Here is what I listened to during the race:

  • Kelly’s 5K Playlist
  • So Obvious by Runner Runner
  • Better Than Revenge by Taylor Swift
  • Electrify by Mutemath
  • Go Go Gadget Flow by Lupe Fiasco
  • Zombie by Family Force 5
  • Forget and Not Slow Down by Relient K
  • Toxic by Britney Spears
  • Finding Something to Do by Hellogoodbye
  • Lucky Strike by Maroon5
  • Church of Hot Addiction by Cobra Starship

I have to admit, I was pretty pumped while listening to this as I ran, and it contains some of my all-time favorite go-to songs for running. Leave me comments with some of your favorite workout songs, I’d love to add them to my playlist!