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

At Disney’s Wine & Dine Half Marathon.

2014 Races

Disney Family Fun Run 5K, FL | January 9, 2014

Walt Disney World 10K, FL | January 10, 2014

Walt Disney World Half Marathon, FL | January 11, 2014

Jerusalem Half Marathon, Jerusalem | March 21, 2014

Run For The Parks, NY |  April 6, 2014

SHAPE Diva Dash, MN | May 31, 2014

Runner’s World 5K at Heartbreak Hill Half, MA | June 7, 2014

Runner’s World Heartbreak Hill Half, MA | June 8, 2014

Firecracker 8K, NY | July 6, 2014

Naval Station Newport Sprint Triathlon, RI | July 27, 2014

Triathlon Valleyfield, Quebec | August 24, 2014

Finish For A Guinness 5K, RI | August 31, 2014

Maraton RPP Scotiabank, Lima, Peru | September 21, 2014

Staten Island Half Marathon, NY | October 12, 2014

Nike Women’s Half Marathon San Francisco, CA | October 19, 2014

GORE-TEX Philadelphia Marathon, PA | November 23, 2014

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)

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

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 hosts On The Run for New York Road Runners. 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, 18 halves, 6 triathlons, sings in an '80s cover band, spoils her dog and travels compulsively.

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