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Friday Favorite Five -Disney Running Songs

There is a great deal of variety in my running playlist.  It runs the gamut from Metallica to broadway cast recordings.  So, it should come as no surprise that there's a fair amount of Disney music on this playlist.  Having participated in so many runDisney events, I know the right Disney song can get you through those moments where the race is a little rough.  Here are my favorites:
5) Touch The Sky by Julie Fowlis (BRAVE) -While not the most popular movie in the Disney princess arsenal, Brave did give us this great running song.  You may recognize it from the Happily Ever After fireworks in Magic Kingdom.  This song has a good beat for running and an encouraging message in the lyrics.
4) How Far I'll Go by Auli'i Cravalho (MOANA) -While still missing in the world of Disney Parks, Moana's popularity hasn't diminished over time.  This song (and its' reprise) are great to run to.  In fact, this was on my playlist for the marathon portion of the Dopey Challenge.  Here's to hoping for a Moana (and Pua?) meet and greet in the future!
3)Try Everything by Shakira (ZOOTOPIA) -I had to include a song from my favorite Disney movie and this one definitely fits the bill.  Judy Hopps is my favorite Disney character and I always think of her taking the train into Zootopia to pursue her dreams every time I hear this song.  Plus, it's such a great song to run to.  The beat and lyrics are absolutely perfect for running.
Meeting Nick and Judy at Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party
2) Let It Go by Idina Menzel (FROZEN) -Don't think about all the times that you've heard this song during its overplayed run.  Think about the first time you heard this song and saw this scene in the movie.  It was absolutely amazing!  That's still the feeling that I get when I hear this song on my run.  Plus, Idina Menzel's voice is epic.
1) Dig A Little Deeper by Jenifer Lewis (THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG) -Though it may be an unconventional choice for top Disney running song, this one is my favorite.  This song will always inspire me to push a little more through challenging work outs and runs.  Plus, this came on my playlist during the Wide World of Sports stretch during the Dopey Challenge, when I really needed it.
Meeting Princess Tiana and Prince Naveen after the Wine and Dine Half Marathon

Did I miss your favorite Disney song?  Let me know in the comments!

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