Disney's Wine & Dine Half Marathon, races, Run Karla Run

At Disney’s Wine & Dine Half Marathon.

2015 Races

Red Carpet Run 10K, CA | January 3, 2015

KPMG Front Street Mile, Bermuda | January 16, 2015

Bermuda 10K, Bermuda | January 17, 2015

Bermuda Half Marathon, Bermuda | January 18, 2015 (Bermuda Triangle Challenge)

Disney Frozen 5KFL | February 20, 2015

Disney Princess Enchanted 10K, FL | February 21, 2015

Disney Princess Half Marathon, FL | February 22, 2015 (Disney Glass Slipper Challenge)

New Amsterdam City Swim, NY | June 21, 2015

Bristol Independence Half Marathon, RI | June 28, 2015

William J. McCarthy Memorial Swim, RI | August 8, 2015

Boston Triathlon, MA | August 9, 2015

Great Fjord Run | Norway, September 5, 2016

New Balance Reach The Beach Relay | NH, September 18-19, 2015

Runner’s World Half Marathon & Festival | PA, October 16-18, 2015 Use Code blogrunkarlarun to get discounts on all the races!

GORE-TEX Philadelphia Half Marathon | PA, November 22, 2015

Honolulu Marathon | HI, December 13, 2015

2014 Races

2013 Races

Past Races + PRs

Philadelphia Marathon, half marathon training

Pausing before a PR finish at the Philadelphia Marathon.

1 Mile

PR—6:46 at the 2011 Fifth Avenue Mile

3 Mile/5K

PR—5K | 24:46 at the 2013 Trot Off Your Turkey 5K

4 Miles
Cinderella, Prince Charming, running costumes, races, Disney's Princess Half Marathon, run Disney

Running with Prince Charming at Disney’s Princess Half Marathon. (Photo: brightroom)

PR— 34:38 at a 2013 track workout

  • Fitness Mind, Body, Spirit Games, NY
  • NYRR 4 Miler, NY
  • Run for Central Park, NY
  • Run as One Classic, NY
  • Run For the Parks, NY
  • Race to Deliver, NY
  • R Baby Mother’s Day 4 Miler, NY
5 Miles

PR—44:19 at Firecracker 8K


PR—56:44 at 2014 Staten Island Half (first 10K split)

  • NYRR NY Mini, NY
  • NYRR Dash, NY
  • Naples-New York Park to Park, NY
  • Joe Kleinerman, NY
  • Scotland Run, NY
  • Walt Disney World 10K
  • Roosevelt Island 10K, NY
  • Red Carpet Run 10K, CA
  • Bermuda 10K, Bermuda
  • Disney Princess Enchanted 10K
10 Miles
  • Cherry Blossom 10 Mile Run, DC

PR—2:00:30 at the 2012 Staten Island Half Marathon

On The Run, Brooklyn Half

Interviewing Keith Williams from Prospect Park Track Club


PR—4:28:06 at the 2012 Philadelphia Marathon

Triathlon (Sprint)
Brooklyn Half, On The Run

Covering the Brooklyn Half with “On The Run.” (Photo nyrr_ontherun instagram)

PR—ITU Sprint Distance | 1:38:17 at 2014 Triathlon Valleyfield

Non-standard Sprint Distance | 1:14:49 at the 2013 Wild Dog Triathlon

Open-Water Swimming Races
NYRR’s “On The Run” Episodes




races, national anthem

Singing the national anthem at the 2010 Fifth Avenue Mile.

  • ING New York City Marathon (2012)
  • Fifth Avenue Mile (2012)
  • Episode 1 : Gabe Anderson, The One Spirit Runners, Brian Cazeneuve from Aports Illustrated
  • Episode 2: Meb Kelfezighi, Travis Moret a young homeless runner from the Bronx, Joe Battaglia from NBC Olympics
  • Episode 3: Shalane Flanagan and Kara Goucher, Joe Battaglia from NBC Olympics, Running as the universal language
  • Episode 4: Edna Kiplagat in Kenya, Black Girls Run, Core Strengthening
  • Episode 5: The State of U.S. Distance Running, Sharon Ekstrom from MarathonGuide.com, ING New York City Marathon Preview
Races where Karla sang the National Anthem or performed


Karla Bruning


Karla Bruning is a regular contributor to SHAPE.com, TV host for the Panasonic New York City Triathlon + race announcer at the TCS New York City Marathon. She used to report for Newsweek but spent her free time squeezing in workouts. Now it's her job. She's run 7 marathons, 25+ halves, 10 triathlons + open water swims, moonlights as a wedding singer, spoils her dog + travels compulsively.