Christmas Carols: The Running Editions

With Christmas just around the corner, you’ve undoubtedly been inundated with holiday songs just about everywhere you go (in some stores, it’s been since August). And if you listen closely enough, the funny thing is some of your favorite winter classics have perfect parallels to running, like this one:

1. Frosty the snowman

Frosty the snowman

Knew the sun was hot that day

So he said

Let’s run and we’ll have some fun

Now before I melt away

As for the other holiday classics? Well, they just need a few tweaks …

2. Rudolph the Red-Toed Reindeer

Rudolph the Red-Toed Reindeer

Had a very shiny blister

And if you ever saw it

You would even say, ‘No, sister!’

3. Jingle Bells

Dashing through the streets

On a tempo run tonight

O’er the hills we go

Pushing all the way…

Oh, what fun it is to laugh and sing a running song tonight.


4. Twelve Days of Christmas

Twelve muscles hurting

Eleven hills a climbing

Ten nails a splitting

Nine eggs a nogging

Eight kilometres a hoofing

Seven PBs a wanting

Six shoes a buying

Five barbeeeeques

Four missing socks

Three neon shirts

Two rubbing thighs

And a big goal in the New Year!

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