Great British Walking Challenge: Top 10 walking songs

If you were listening to my BBC Radio Nottingham slot last week, you’d have heard me mention that this month the ‘Great British Walking Challenge’ is taking place.

Living Streets, the UK based campaigning organization for pedestrians and public spaces, are urging everyone  to log all their walking activity, whether it’s to or from school or the commute to work or walking the dog, on their website to see how may times everyone can collectively walk between John O’Groats and Lands End.

So why not get involved, you’ll improve your fitness, save a little money and, of course, cut your carbon emissions?

Plus, if you need a little music to help you along, how about this fabulous list of ‘walking-inspired’ songs to get those feet moving.

Walk on the wild side ~ Lou Reed
Walking on Sunshine ~ Katrina & the Waves
Walk like an Egyptian ~ The Bangles
Walking through barbed wire ~ Papa Roach
Walk between the raindrops ~ Donald Fagen
Walking on the moon ~ the Police
Walk on by ~ Dionne Warwick
Walk this way ~ Aerosmith
Walking in Memphis ~ Marc Cohn
Walking Man ~ James Taylor
Walk on ~ U2
I walk the line ~ Johnny Cash
Walk of Life ~ Dire Straits
Walk away – Franz Ferdinand
Walk like a man ~ Frankie Vallie
You’ll never walk alone ~ Gerry & the Pacemakers
These boots are made for walking ~ Nancy Sinatra
Easier to walk away ~ Elton John
Walk the Dinosaur ~ Was Not Was
Walking back to happiness ~ Helen Shapiro

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