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Playlist: Hornchurch London Marathon runner Karen Thomas picks her favourite tracks

PUBLISHED: 13:30 22 April 2017

Karen Thomas clocking up the miles in preparation for the London Marathon. Picture: Karen Thomas.

Karen Thomas clocking up the miles in preparation for the London Marathon. Picture: Karen Thomas.

Karen Thomas

This week, Karen Thomas of Hornchurch, picks her top 10 favourite tunes for running as she prepares for the London Marathon.

I am Woman - Helen Reddy

This makes me feel determined to achieve my goals.

China in your Hand - T’Pau

Justin Timberlake on stage during his 20/20 Experience World Tour. Picture: Jonathan Pow/PA Archive/PA Images.Justin Timberlake on stage during his 20/20 Experience World Tour. Picture: Jonathan Pow/PA Archive/PA Images.

I think this song has meaning.

Affirmation - Savage Garden

This song is very true to life.

Don’t Stop Me Now - Queen

Keeps me moving while I’m running.

Calum Scott performs on stage. Picture: Yui Mok/PA Wire/PA Images.Calum Scott performs on stage. Picture: Yui Mok/PA Wire/PA Images.

Pretty Green Eyes - Ultrabeat

An upbeat happy song.

Can’t Stop the Feeling- Justin Timberlake

Makes my feet move to a faster beat.

Dancing On My Own - Calum Scott

Just like the sound of his voice and the lyrics of this song.

Bitter Sweet Symphony - The Verve

Just because it’s a tune.

Mr Brightside - The Killers

Love hearing this on a night out, everyone jumps about.

Eye of the Tiger - Survivor

When I’m tired and running out of energy, this song gives me a boost.


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