Listening to Stuff When Running

Sarah McMahon
4 min readAug 28, 2023

[Listen to an audio version of this blog here.]

When I first started running, there was no such thing as a Bluetooth headphone. iPods and MP3 players had only recently hit the market, and I had a small black MP3 from Walmart, the size of a pink Paper Mate eraser. I added a couple hundred songs to it, a weird variety of late 2000’s top hits, country classics, and old school rock (I really loved Paint it

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