Run Sold-Out Tinker Bell Half Marathon 2015 For Charity

Peter Pan-inspired runners at the TInker Bell Half Marathon. (runDisney) Disney’s Tinker Bell Half Marathon 2015 is 99 percent sold out as of press time. The Pixie Dust Challenge, Tinker Bell 10K, Never Land 5K and...more

Hiking, Running and Touring Peru and Panama

Machu Picchu (©Pedro Szekely/Flickr via CC BY-SA 2.0 license) Buen viaje! I’m off for a 12-day trip touring Peru and Panama! It’s a last-minute adventure—and by last-minute, I mean my husband, Phil, and I decided on the vacation and booked our flights exactly one week ago ....more

Philadelphia Marathon & Half Marathon Running Playlist

Rocky cheers on runners at the GORE-TEX Philadelphia Marathon. (Photo: Philadelphia Marathon) The 2014 GORE-TEX Philadelphia Marathon on Sunday, November 23 is a little over 10 weeks away. I’m running as a guest of GORE-TEX, my second tango in City of Brotherly Love ....more

Kara Goucher, Desiree Linden To Run NYC Marathon

Kara Goucher (Courtesy of NYRR) We already learned that 2009 New York City Marathon champion and 2014 Boston Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi will be running the New York City Marathon for the ninth time on Sunday, November 2. Now, two of America’s best marathoners will be joining him. New York Road Runners (who I freelance for as host of On The Run) announced today that Kara Goucher and Desiree Linden are headlining the American women’s field at the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon ....more

My Running Mantras For Racing And Training

“Just Keep Pushing!” (RunKarlaRun.com) Recently, someone asked me: What’s your running mantra? I didn’t always have one. But this summer I’ve been using two mantras that have really been working for me ....more

Nike Women’s Half Marathon SF Course + Training

San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. (Nike) A few weeks ago, I announced that I’m running the Nike Women’s Half Marathon San Francisco...more

Race Report: Naval Station Newport Sprint Triathlon

Naval Station Newport Sprint Triathlon (RunKarlaRun.com) A sprint triathlon on a U.S. Naval base? Sign me up! The MWR Naval Station Newport Sprint Triathlon on the Naval Station Newport base in Rhode Island is part of the Navy’s...more

Happy National Dog Day! Celebrate Man’s Best Friend

We love our dog! (RunKarlaRun.com) Happy National Dog Day! As a dog lover and dog mom, I’m a huge advocate for dogs and all the wonderful ways they add to human lives ....more

Triathlon Gear List For Runners, Beginners and Beyond

Coming out of the water at the Wild Dog Triathlon. (Phil Hospod) As I stare down my sixth triathlon— Triathlon Valleyfield in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec on Sunday, August 24—I realize that I have fully fallen down the multi-sport rabbit hole. In that hole is an assortment of athletic equipment that I’ve accumulated to help me swim, bike and run my heart out ....more

Race Report: William J. McCarthy Memorial Swim

Getting ready to swim. (RunKarlaRun.com) The William J. McCarthy Memorial Swim in Bristol, Rhode Island on Saturday, August 16 was my last open water swim before the Triathlon Valleyfield in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec on Sunday, August 24 ....more