«Run to You» is a rock song written by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance for Adams’ fourth studio album, Reckless. It was the first single released from the album and is still one of Adams’s most recognizable and popular songs. The song topped the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart and peaked at number 6 on theBillboard Hot 100. The song has appeared on all of Adams’ compilation albums. The single was certified Gold in Canada in 1985.After a tour in Asia, Adams started the recording for Reckless. The recording for «Run to You» started on March 27, 1984 at Little Mountain SoundVancouver,Canada and continued through the summer. It was mixed on September 21 in New York by Jim Vallance.The song, written January 10, 1983, became the last song written for Reckless. Adams and Vallance originally wrote the song for Blue Öyster Cult, but the group turned it down.