Notes From a Running Nerd
I’m not the fastest runner, and I’m not the slowest. But I am a card-carrying nerd. That’s right. A reporter and writer by trade, I love to research, read, learn and cogitate, almost compulsively so. So, stick with me. Like all good nerds, I’ll do your homework and share my musings. But the running is up to you!
It's Christmas Eve and the Runner's World Holiday Running Streak is one month old. With 31 days of consecutive running, only one holiday stands between runners and then end of the streak: New Year's Day. Published 1:35 p.m. December 24, 2011 - Comments
Karla Bruning pledged to run at least a mile a day from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day as part of the Runner’s World Holiday Running Streak. Two weeks in, her streak is going strong. Published 1:41 p.m. December 8, 2011 - Comments
Founder Steve Lastoe hopes the inaugural Brooklyn Marathon on Sunday, Nov. 20 is just the beginning for the fledgling 26.2-mile race, meeting demand for marathoners who want to run New York City. Published 1:48 p.m. November 19, 2011 - Comments
Karla Bruning is blogging live from the ING New York City Marathon on Sunday, Nov 6. As one of New York Road Runners' Social Media Reporters, she'll bring you a behind the scenes look at the world’s biggest marathon. Published 4:32 p.m. November 4, 2011 - Comments
Karla Bruning is the host of On The Run, a TV and web show from New York Road Runners. Her work has appeared in Newsweek, American Athlete Magazine, RunnersWorld.com, Active.com, The Philadelphia Inquirer, San Francisco Chronicle, Orlando Sentinel ...Read More
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Karla Bruning is the host of On The Run, a TV and web show from New York Road Runners. Her work has appeared in Newsweek, American Athlete Magazine, RunnersWorld.com, Active.com, The Philadelphia Inquirer, San Francisco Chronicle, Orlando Sentinel, and two dozen other outlets including ESPN2, Universal Sports and ABC in New York. She and her work have also received mentions from The New York Times, Runner's World, Fox Sports, Canadian Running, The Baltimore Sun, and PBS among others. She also covered the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver for The Washington Times.
A former Newsweek reporter, Karla has won a Fulbright scholarship for American journalists and reporting grants from the Scripps Howard, Carnegie and Knight Foundations. Karla holds degrees from Amherst College and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
When not pounding the pavement as a reporter, Karla is pounding the pavement as a runner. She has completed seven marathons, four triathlons, trains with the New York Harriers and is a member of New York Road Runners. She is a writer, editor, and on-camera reporter dedicated to covering the sport of running from a runner’s perspective. Find Karla on RunKarlaRun.com, Twitter@KBruning, Facebook and Google+.