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Half-Marathon PR Playlist

If you’re like SBS, you’re fueled by tunes during a race (or challenging workout). Here’s her playlist for the 2010 Eugene Women’s Half-Marathon. Eases into the effort to prevent blowing out too early, then cranks up the intensity, with a few sentimental inclusions (Lovely, Love My Family and, um, Bad Romance–long story).

When You’re Falling: Afro Celt Sound System

Sun Children: Nickodermus (All SBS race playlists start with these two songs. Sorry for repetition!)

No Matter What: Kerrie Roberts

I Don’t Feel Like Dancin’: Scissor Sisters

Mr. Brightside: The Killers

Just Fine: Mary J. Blige

I’m Shakin’: Rooney

Spaceman: The Killers (thanks, Nike ads, for turning me onto this band!)

Wake Up Call: Maroon 5

Girls Just Want to Have Fun: Starfucker

Take Your Mama: Scissor Sisters

How Do U Want It: 2Pac

4 Minutes: Madonna

Love Sex Magic: Ciara

Bad Romance: Glee cast

Crazy in Love: Beyonce

All Summer Long: Kid Rock

I Gotta Feeling: Black Eyed Peas (ultimate powersong!)

Dare: Gorillaz

Lovely, Love My Family: The Roots

Umbrella: Rihanna

Lady: Lenny Kravitz

Disturbia: Rihanna

I Like It, I Love It: Lyrics Born (my ring tone!)

The One: Mary J. Blige & Drake

Piece of Me: Britney Spears

Gansta Luv: Snoop-Dog

Stronger: Britney Spears

Fighter: Christina Aguilera

Gimme More: Britney Spears (oh, yeah, triple-pack of do-it girl-power music!)

OMG: Usher

Billionaire: Travie McCoy

Imma Be: Black Eyed Peas

Love the Way You Lie: Eminem feat. Rihanna

Roses: OutKast

Makes Me Wonder: Maroon 5

Hey Ya!: OutKast

Single Ladies: Beyonce

Tattoo: Jordin Sparks

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