What Do You Listen to When You Run or Walk? (Sony Giveaway)

Susan and I often talk about how much we love walking — and how important walking is for our physical, mental and emotional well being. While our busy mom/work schedules can make finding time for exercise challenging, fortunately, I have a dog who demands tons of exercise! I am out walking AJ several times of day.

Out on my walk with AJ

Having the right music for your mood can really add to a run or a walk. Thanks to Sony, I now can play music through my Sony Walkman. The songs were so quick and easy to load and it is ACTUALLY comfortable!

This tiny walkman was made with runners in mind — because they do actually stay in place. Once I put the Sony Walkman on and started out, I tested it by running and jumping around just to see if they fell out. I was impressed with how comfortable they are and especially of the fact that they stay in place when running. Oh — and the sound is amazing.

One of the other things I love about this device is that it comes pre-loaded with running tips from Olympic silver medalist and New York City Marathon winner, Meb Keflezighi and a Runners booklet with tips on running, nutrition, stretching, strategy and a list of Meb’s favorite motivational running songs.

The cool thing about the Sony Walkman is that a portion of sales goes to the MEB FOUNDATION in support of Health, Fitness, Education — Balance. I love when you can purchase a product and help the community all at the same time.

A few other neat features are the 3 minute quick charge, 8 hours of uninterrupted play and the functionality of moving your playlists with a touch of a button.

Enter to Win a 2GB W Series Sony Walkman, Special Meb Keflezighi Edition

One winner will receive a 2GB W Series Sony Walkman, Special Meb Keflezighi Edition. Just use the Rafflecopter form below to enter this giveaway. New to Rafflecopter? Watch this 45-second videoon how to enter!

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  1. Jessica To says

    I like to have upbeat songs from the 80’s and 90’s – like Michael Jackson’s Billie Jean and Smooth Criminal.

  2. Cheryl Rahkonen says

    I like the classic rock ‘n roll and of course the oldies. Some of my favorite artists are Sonia Dada, Tom Petty, Neil Young, Lobo, and Dr Hook.

  3. Addison Kat says

    I love anything upbeat and something I can dance too. I’m sure I look silly dancing around while working out, but who cares?

  4. says

    I’ve got to have heavy metal. For those about to rock, we salute you and hair of the dog come to mind. But Queen is also good (oh look! another one’s gone, and another one gone…) I’ve got undying affection for The Hold Steady (especially for warms ups and cool downs) and the Black Keys can look for Gold on my Ceiling when I’m dancing in the dark ….

    that’s probably quite enough 😉

  5. Miranda Welle says

    Right now, my workouts consist of dancing in the living room with our kids! So my “songs” are from our old Vacation Bible School CD!

  6. ellen says

    I tend to stay with classic rock but anything with a fast beat works- I listen to Aerosmith (old and newer) , AC/DC stuff.

  7. Becky Grayson says

    I love all types of music so it would be a variety. Moves Like Jagger (Adam Levine – yummy), We Will Rock You, Pontoon (Little Big Town), anything from Pink and Kelly Clarkson. Oh and Cher, Jason Aldean and Bon Jovi. I could go on and on lol.


  8. Cali says

    I need a dog, maybe I’ll run more… But I listen to that song “Keep runnin, runnin…” It might be by Beyonce? Not sure. Love it!

  9. michelle says

    I really like to have my hubbys metal music is hget smy all amped up and ready to slug the punching bag, lately alot of Clutch

  10. Laurie Harrison says

    Sounds crazy but I like old country. It gets me motivated. Beat doesn’t matter much. I love to hear the words of a song that tell a story. Keeps my mind preoccupied and I don’t focus on the fact I am excercising. :-)

  11. kathy pease says

    I love anything by ac/dc or def leppard oh and bon jovi so songs like back in black,pour some sugar on me and living on A prayer

  12. Molly K says

    Anything with a fast and upbeat tempo. I have several Shania Twain songs and older rock songs from Aerosmith, Guns n Roses, etc.

  13. says

    What i listen to when i run or walk is i have a walkman that i listen to music Rhythm and Blues or Gospel music. Music (R&B) makes me wants to move to the beat as(Gospel) music uplifts and inspire to walk and run for your heart.

  14. Samantha Daleo says

    I love listening to Kid Rock when I work out. My favorite song for getting a great sweat on is Bawidaba.

  15. Kelly Greenwood says

    My favorite songs are alternative rock songs. Fast songs with a good beat are the best while exercising.

  16. Jessica A says

    Any thing by Prodigy and I love the song “I’m Yours” for the first song I listen to when I start because it uplifting and helps me to get moving.

  17. Jane H says

    I still love Maniac by Michael Sembello. It takes me back to Flashdance. Thank you for the opportunity to win.

  18. heather c says

    I like a lot of classical stuff for the part of my workout that involves walking…which, right now, is most of it.

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