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Karla Bruning
Attended Amherst College
Lives in New York, NY
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Karla Bruning is Run, Karla, Run!
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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. www.RunKarlaRun.com
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  • Amherst College
    Religion, 2000 - 2000
  • Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
    Journalism, 2006 - 2008
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On-camera reporter and host, writer and editor
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Writing, Reporting, On-Camera Hosting, Social Media, Public Speaking
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Last summer, I dumped a bucket of ice water on my head to raise awareness for ALS. This summer, I’m jumping into a bucket of ice water. In other words, I’m swimming a mile in the ice cold Hudson River—the Hudson! Want to join me? Jump in! The first ever…
Join Karla at the the first New Amsterdam City Swim to fight ALS. Swimmer tackle 1 mile in the Hudson, followed by a Finish Festival with music and more.
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Tinker Bell Half Marathon 2015 By The Numbers #TinkHalf #runDisney

The Tinker Bell Half Marathon 2015 Weekend presented by PANDORA Jewelry from May 7-10 at Disneyland in California wraps up on Mother’s Day with the title event, a 13.1-mile tour of the Happiest Place on Earth and the streets of Anaheim. The women’s…
The Tinker Bell Half Marathon 2015 takes flight on Mother's Day at Disneyland. Here's a look at the 3rd largest women's race in the U.S. by the numbers.
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New Balance Releases Tinker Bell Disney Shoes #runDisney #TinkHalf #PixieDustChallenge

New Balance and runDisney are at it again! New Balance announced the release of another pair of Disney shoes for the 2015 New Balance runDisney collection, debuting at the Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend presented by PANDORA jewelry at Disneyland in…
New Balance's Fresh Foam Tinker Bell Boracay Disney shoes, modeled after the famous fairy, will debut at Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend from May 7-10.
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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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Airbnb Brooklyn Half Largest Half Marathon in U.S. #AirbnbBKHalf #halfmarathon

The 2015 Airbnb Brooklyn Half on Saturday, May 16 was the largest 13.1-mile race in the U.S. and the biggest in the event’s history with 26,482 runners crossing the finish line on the Coney Island Boardwalk. I worked the event for NYRR as a race…
The 2015 Airbnb Brooklyn Half topped its 2014 record as the biggest half-marathon in the U.S. with more than 26,000 finishers on the Coney Island Boardwalk.
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Injury Update: Stress Fracture or Bone Bruise? #running #runninginjury

I saw my doctor on Monday after taking two full weeks off from running and all weight bearing exercise, wearing a foot pad and wrap, and avoiding heels like I avoid broccoli. Last I saw the doc, he had my MRI results in hand. “Findings suggestive of a…
Is it a stress fracture or a bone bruise? One runner learns the maladies are two sides of the same coin, along with Vitamin D deficiencies.
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The longer you run, the cooler you want it to be. #running #runners
Overcast and 45 degrees might not be the sort of weather most folks dream about, but it doesn't get much better for an outdoor run. In fact, when researchers from the University of Tulsa examined the
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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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