So you entered the lottery for the Broad Street Run on May 1. Maybe you already got that bittersweet email saying that you have been selected; you’re ready to earn the try-hard Philadelphian badge of honor, but this means you actually have to start training.
Luckily, a playlist, The Unofficial Broad Street Run Soundtrack, now exists that is full of up-beat, on-brand Philadelphia songs to keep you motivated through training and on race day. Meek Mill’s “Dreams and Nightmares” starts and ends this soundtrack, with Tierra Whack, Bruce Springsteen and other more local acts sprinkled in.
Make note, this playlist is a work-in-progress. I’m taking your recommendations for The Unofficial Broad Street Run Soundtrack – send me a Tweet @shealynkilroy. Together, we can make a playlist that maybe good enough to shut down peer pressure to go out to Milkboy the Friday before race day and one too many beers because you’re in your late twenties now and you know that hangover will last all weekend.
Featured photograph by Laura Brzyski / Philadelphia Magazine.