‘On The Run’ Episode 2 Stars Meb Keflezighi and More

In this week’s webisode, New York Road Runners’ On The Run caught up with American marathon icon Meb Keflezighi. Honestly, who doesn’t love Meb? He owns a silver medal from the 2004 Athens Olympics, won the 2009 ING New York City Marathon, and at the age of 37 still keeps the heat on all his competitors. After a fourth place finish at the London Games, he’ll celebrate the 10th anniversary of his marathon debut at the ING New York City Marathon in November.

You’ll also meet Travis Moret, a sixth-grader from the Bronx who runs an astonishing 4:50 mile while facing some serious roadblocks of his own. Joe Battaglia, a track and field producer for NBC Olympics, stops by to debate the merits of the World Marathon Majors, and the show pays a visit to Team Athena, an all-women’s running club in Portland, Oregon.

Check out the current and past episodes at ontherun.nyrr.org.

Karla Bruning


Karla Bruning is a regular contributor to SHAPE.com, the host of NYRR's On The Run web + TV show, and a race announcer at events like the TCS New York City Marathon. She used to report for Newsweek but spent her free time squeezing in workouts. Now she freelances as a running reporter. She's run 7 marathons, 20 halves, 6 triathlons, sings in an '80s cover band, spoils her dog + travels compulsively.

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10 2012

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