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!
Karla Bruning will be behind the scenes at the ING New York City Marathon from Friday Nov. 4 through Sunday Nov. 6, tweeting and blogging live from the race as a New York Road Runners Social Media Reporter. Published 11:05 a.m. November 4, 2011 - Comments
On Saturday, Oct. 22, ‘Glee’ star Lauren Potter will lead the Celebrity-Student Fun Run as part of Audi Best Buddies Challenge: Washington, D.C., which includes bike and running races. Published 11:45 a.m. October 19, 2011 - Comments
The Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon on Oct. 1 promised a beauty of a run and a beast of an after-party at Epcot's International Food & Wine Festival; This fun run didn't disappoint. Published 1:00 p.m. October 13, 2011 - Comments
"Endure: A Run Woman Show" poses the question, “What if the race of your life is your life?” Well then, you better wear your running shoes to this immersive theater piece. Published 6:50 p.m. September 28, 2011 - Comments
2011 Boston Marathon champions Geoffrey Mutai and Caroline Kilel, 2011 Virgin London Marathon champion Mary Keitany, and 2010 London Marathon champion Tsegaye Kebede will run the ING New York City Marathon on November 6. Published 1:31 p.m. September 28, 2011 - Comments
Americans Bernard Lagat and Jenny Simpson won the Fifth Avenue Mile on Saturday, Sept. 24 in New York City, running to victory with strong finishing kicks. Published 12:56 p.m. September 25, 2011 - Comments
The Fifth Avenue Mile in New York City gives professional and regular runners an increasingly rare chance to race the once hallowed and often magical mile distance. Published 2:56 p.m. September 23, 2011 - Comments
Whether you're training for a runDisney race or just want to run like a kid again, this playlist of Disney songs will inspire your workouts and put some pep in your step. Published 1:20 p.m. September 16, 2011 - Comments
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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+.