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Karla Bruning
Attended Amherst College
Lives in New York, NY
Karla Bruning is Run, Karla, Run!
Karla Bruning is an on-camera reporter, host, and writer dedicated to covering the sport of running. Her work has appeared in Newsweek, Shape, Runner's World, Active, ABC in New York, ESPN2 and more.
  • Amherst College
    Religion, 2000 - 2000
  • Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
    Journalism, 2006 - 2008
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Walt Disney World Marathon 2016 Registration Opens #runDisney #WDWMarathon

Registration for the Walt Disney World Marathon 2016 Weekend opens Tuesday, April 28 at 12 p.m. ET. Disney’s signature running event kicks off the new year from January 6-10 at Walt Disney World in Florida. The Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend presented…
Registration for the Walt Disney World Marathon 2016 opens Tuesday, April 28. Races include a half-marathon, 10K, 5K, kids races, and multi-day challenges.
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RnR SD Half Marathon Training Program Weeks 5 + 6 #halfmarathon #injury

I have good news and bad news. The good news: I successfully met my half marathon training program goal of two strength training sessions per week! I also hit the trail! Yay! The bad news: There’s trouble in paradise. After 10 years as a runner, it looks…
Halfway through her half marathon training program for the Rock 'n' Roll San Diego Half Marathon, "Run, Karla, Run!" encounters a setback: injury.
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How To Watch Boston Marathon 2015 On TV Or Web #BostonMarathon #running

Defending champion Meb Keflezighi returns to the Boston Marathon 2015 in Hopkinton, Mass., on Monday, April 20. Shalane Flanagan, Desiree Davila Linden, Amy Hastings, Dathan Ritzenhein, Nick Arciniaga, and Jeffrey Eggleston will be running too. They’ll…
Want to watch Meb Keflezighi defend his title at the Boston Marathon 2015 on Monday, April 21? Here's how to tune-in on TV or the Web, live and in re-runs.
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Westin Wellness Escapes Health and Fitness Retreats #WestinWellbeing #fitnessretreat

Greetings, from sunny San Diego! I’ve have escaped New York City for Westin Wellness Escapes, a new series of health and fitness retreats hosted at Westin Hotels & Resorts nationwide and led by experts in running, yoga, nutrition, meditation and more. I’m…
The new Westin Wellness Escapes series of health and fitness retreats launches with Women's Strength Nation Live at The Westin Gaslamp Quarter in San Diego.
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Half Marathon Training Plan Weeks 3 + 4 #running #halfmarathon

Four weeks down, eight weeks to go on my half marathon training plan for the Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Half Marathon. My tune-up race at The North Face Endurance Challenge 10K is less than four weeks away. How’d my last two weeks of training go? Comme ci…
Four weeks into her Rock 'n' Roll San Diego Half Marathon training plan, "Run, Karla, Run!" talks fartleks, hills, speed, recovery, and strength training.
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Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Registration Opens #runDisney #AvengersHalf

Registration for the 2015 Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend at Disneyland in Anaheim, CA from November 12-15, 2015 opens Tuesday, April 7 at 12 p.m. Eastern. In its second year, the runDisney Avengers half marathon will debut the new Captain…
Registration for the 2015 Disneyland Avengers half marathon opens April 7. The Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend includes 10K, 5K, & kids races.
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Yep, I Have A Foot Stress Fracture From Running #runnerprobs #running #sadtrombone

Cue Dramatic Chipmunk. Oh, Dramatic Chipmuk, you never get old. And I actually wrote about foot stress fractures back in 2010! Oh, the humanity: How To Avoid Foot Fractures For Runners Too bad I wasn’t able to follow my own advice. I really hoped I was…
Stress fractures are especially common among women who run. "Run, Karla, Run!" finds herself sidelined by a foot stress fracture just before racing season.
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Getting Over The Boston Marathon's Heartbreak Hill #BostonMarathon #running

The 119th Boston Marathon gets underway Monday, April 20. The race is the stuff of legend and many a runner’s dream. I’m no exception, though I’m far from qualifying. So when I had the chance to run the Runner’s World Heartbreak Hill Half in Boston and…
Conquering the Boston Marathon's Heartbreak Hill is a dream many runner's share. "Run, Karla, Run!" faced the behemoth during an emotionally charged run.
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What should you expect during your first marathon? Something good, something bad, and something downright ugly. #running #marathon
You've put in months of training and hours on the road, logged hundreds of miles running and a whole lot of sore muscles. Now it's time to toe the line in your first marathon. Hurrah! But what's
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Happy Birthday, Cinderella! My Girl is 6 Years Old Today #dogs #dogoftheday

No, I have no idea if today is actually her birthday. But I do know that four years ago today, this sweet little dog came into my life. Since she was a stray without papers, my husband, Phil, and I anointed the day we got her as her annual fete. The vet…
Do you celebrate your dog's birthday? "Run, Karla, Run!" celebrates six years of Cinderella with a running, hiking, snuggling photo retrospective .
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Don't like gels or sports chews. Try these 6 real foods on your next long run. #sportsnutrition #marathon  
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Testing 3 New Balance Shoes: Zante, Boracay, 890v5 #SeeMyRun #RunningShoes

New Balance shoes have been a part of my running shoe rotation for two years now. Last fall, I included the 890v4, 1400v2 and Fresh Foam 980 in my Guide To Neutral Running Shoes. In the last few weeks, I’ve been trying out the three newest New Balance…
How do the New Balance Fresh Foam Zante, Fresh Foam Boracay and 890v5 stack up? "Run, Karla, Run!" takes three neutral New Balance shoes on the run.
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