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People do all sorts of running; there is the kind you do with your feet,and then there is the metaphorical kind. These songs about running use both examples, with many of the tunes being songs with run or ran in the title. From A Flock of Seagulls to Paul McCartney, these are the best songs about running away, ranked by your votes. You'll see a lot of songs below that you recognize, so get ready to thumbs up a lot of the tracks.
 

Arguably the most beloved song about running was written by The Boss (akaBruce Springsteen) – “Born to Run.” The classic running song combines both the literal and metaphorical – he wants to run with his girl away from where they grew up.

Bryan Adams sings about his white hot lover in“Run to You.” Meanwhile, U2 wrote about the spiral of drug addiction in the haunting “Running to Stand Still.” Other genres also give running songs their due, Beyonce and Rihanna setting the R&B pace with “Run the World (Girls) and “Who Ya Gonna Run To”, respectively.
 

Which song on this list of the best songs about running do you think deserves the top slot?Vote it to the top and share some of your personal favorites in the comment section.

 


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Born to Run Bruce Springsteen, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

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Runaway Del Shannon

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Running on Empty Jackson Browne

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I Ran A Flock of Seagulls

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Running Scared Roy Orbison

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Run to You Bryan Adams

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Take It On The Run REO Speedwagon

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Turd on the Run The Rolling Stones

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On the Run Pink Floyd

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Run Around Blues Traveler

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Run Baby Run Sheryl Crow

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Run Like Hell Pink Floyd

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Running Back Thin Lizzy

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Run So Far Eric Clapton

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Run to Me Bee Gees

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Run To You Whitney Houston

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Nowhere to Run Santana

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I Run to You Lady Antebellum

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Run Back to Your Side Eric Clapton

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Nowhere to Run Phil Collins

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You Better Run Pat Benatar

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Before They Make Me Run The Rolling Stones

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I Will Run to You Stevie Nicks, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

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Running on Ice Billy Joel

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Run Home to Me Eric Clapton

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Run Away Weezer

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Love on the Run Scorpions

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Run Run Run The Velvet Underground

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Always on the Run Lenny Kravitz

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Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer John "Bowtie" Barstow

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Running With the Night Lionel Richie

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Wild Things Run Fast Joni Mitchell

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Run Joe Chuck Berry

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Run So Far George Harrison

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Anywhere You Run To Diana Ross

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Running Free Iron Maiden

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Run Right Back is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Songs About Running
Run Right Back The Black Keys

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Jams Run Free Sonic Youth

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I Won't Run Any More is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Songs About Running
I Won't Run Any More Pete Townshend

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Run, Run, Run Sly & the Family Stone

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We'll Run Away The Beach Boys