Happy 4th of July! Now Go For A Run!

Bernard Lagat, NYC Half, half marathon NYC, Fifth Avenue Mile

Bernard Lagat at the 2010 Fifth Avenue Mile. (Photo: Phil Hospod)

Happy 4th of July! Celebrate your freedom to run!

Jenny Simpson at the 2012 Fifth Avenue Mile. (Photo: Phil Hospod)

Jenny Simpson at the 2011 Fifth Avenue Mile. (Photo: Phil Hospod)

So make like America’s Olympians Bernard Lagat and Jenny Simpson and go for a run!

Central Park, NYC Marathon

Team Hope For Warriors running Central Park at the Unofficial Marathon in November 2012. (Photo: Phil Hospod)

You’ll be glad you did!

NYC Marathon

A Team Hope For Warriors runner at the Unofficial Marathon in Central Park, November 2012. (Photo: Phil Hospod)

Karla Bruning is host of On The Run, New York Road Runners’ show about running. She has finished six marathons, two triathlons and trains with the New York Harriers. Follow Karla at RunKarlaRun.com, The Washington Times Communities, Facebook and Twitter@KBruning.

Karla Bruning


Karla Bruning is a race announcer at the TCS New York City Marathon + other major events, TV host for the New York City Triathlon + contributor to Shape, Redbook, Runner's World + other publications. She used to report for Newsweek but spent her free time squeezing in workouts. Now it's her job. She's run 8 marathons, 30 halves, 10 triathlons + open water swims. When she's not running, talking about running or writing about running, she's snuggling her baby, spoiling her dog + compulsively traveling.


07 2013