The Best Running Songs: December 2017 Playlist

Here are 90 solid minutes of great songs to keep you motivated.

Runner's World December Playlist 2017
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Whether you’re training for a marathon, or just hitting the treadmill, good music can often make the difference between a rave run and a blown goal. That’s why we’re putting together 90-minute playlists each month chock-full of songs with enough of a beat to keep you moving.

We know it’s harder to motivate yourself to get out the door when the daylight is lacking, the temperatures are dropping, and you’re in the thick of the busy holiday season.

What’s better than embracing it by running to a festive December playlist? Whether you’re trying to sneak in a few miles to keep up your run streak, starting to ramp up your training again for spring races, or just trying to break away from crowded shopping malls for a little while, our latest mix will get you in the true holiday spirit and keep you running strong––all the way into the new year.

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