What do the top runners in the world listen to? Members of the John Hancock Elite Team, the crop of some of the world’s fastest runners racing the 2018 Boston Marathon, shared their top Spotify playlists ahead of race day.
As the April 16 marathon approaches, elite runners including Shalane Flanagan, Galen Rupp, Deena Kastor, Canadians Reid Coolsaet and Krista DuChene and Des Linden made public their top music choices on the streaming platform.
Users can either listen to each athlete’s playlist or get a combination of songs played through www.runeliteplaylist.com. From Galen Rupp’s God’s Plan pick to Shalane Flanagan’s Sweet Dreams choice, see a selection of athlete playlists below.