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!

Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Half Marathon | NV, November 15, 2015

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 events like the Panasonic New York City Triathlon + 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 it's her job. She's run 7 marathons, 22 halves, 6 triathlons, moonlights as a wedding singer, spoils her dog + travels compulsively.

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