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!
In her third week of marathon training, Karla Bruning did something runners never admit to doing. It served as a wake-up call that has reinvigorated her running. Published 2:11 p.m. August 12, 2010 - Comments
Karla Bruning is the host of On The Run, a running lifestyle show from New York Road Runners. Her work has appeared in Newsweek, The Philadelphia Inquirer, San Francisco Chronicle, RunnersWorld.com, Active.com, The Times-Picayune in New Orleans, The ...Read More
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Karla Bruning is the host of On The Run, a running lifestyle show from New York Road Runners. Her work has appeared in Newsweek, The Philadelphia Inquirer, San Francisco Chronicle, RunnersWorld.com, Active.com, The Times-Picayune in New Orleans, The Gazette in Montreal and two dozen other publications. Her work has also received mentions from The New York Times, Runner's World, Fox Sports, The Baltimore Sun, PBS, New York Road Runners and Brooks Running among others. She has appeared on "America's Morning Radio," "Good Morning San Diego," and "The Marathon Show." She also covered the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver for The Washington Times.
As a former Newsweek reporter, Karla contributed to cover stories for the International Edition and sat in as head of research and Periscope editor. She 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 often pounding the pavement as a runner. She has completed six marathons, two 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 and Facebook.