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Washington, D.C.
Senior Editor, RunHaven
Covers:  Running, health, fitness, exercise, workout trends, active lifestyle, women, gym, clothing, technology
Doesn't Cover: music

Senior editor running the show at @RunHaven. Formerly at @USATODAY. @UVMVermont alumna. Marathoner. Cat lady. Loud laugher. Always hungry. Usually smiling.

Natalie DiBlasio's Biography

Senior Editor at RunHaven, USA TODAY breaking news reporter, Paul Miller fellow, President-elect of the American News Women's Club, University of Vermont alum, avid runner, triathlete in training.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Breaking News Reporter at USA TODAY

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes!

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Email please!

My Body, My Run, My Safety-So Stop Telling Me To Shut Up About It

womensrunning.competitor.com — You'd never believe the hate mail I received when I wrote a story about catcalling for USA TODAY last August. Facebook comments called my thoughts "Overly sensitive PC garbage," "insecure" and "brainless." One asked, "Can idiots in this country be any more sensitive? Generation of wusses, looking for something to be upset about!
Jul 24, 2015

RT @WomensRunning: One runner shares why she refuses to stay silent when it comes to safety on the run. bit.ly/1JE3rQs pic.twitter.com/Kxq1E69Zs0

Why Everything in FRIENDS Can Be Related to Running

runhaven.com — Why Everything in FRIENDS Can Be Related to Running Because the greatest show in the world might as well be about the greatest sport in the world. Right? When your running friend tells you - again - about their awesome long-run splits.
Jul 24, 2015

The cast of FRIENDS totally understands runners (A gif-tastic walk down memory lane) wp.me/p5Xtx1-4JJ #runchat pic.twitter.com/xU6CXuMcyb

What Those Emojis Really Mean - Runner Style

runhaven.com — What Those Emojis Really Mean - Runner Style Happy World Emoji Day! We know what everyone else thinks these emjois mean, but let's be real - everything looks different when you're a runner. Here's our take on runner definitions for emojis. Have one to add?

City of Green Bay Allows Half Marathoners Flex Time For Training

runhaven.com — City of Green Bay Allows Half Marathoners Flex Time For Training Hold the phone - we're moving. Jim Schmitt, mayor of Green Bay, Wisc., is asking local employers to be flexible with work schedules for women who want to participate in Wednesday morning training runs for the inaugural Bellin Women's Half Marathon.
Jul 17, 2015

Amazing. Sidenote: I am moving here. City of Green Bay gives flex time to half marathoners for training wp.me/p5Xtx1-4EU #runchat

Jul 17, 2015

RT @ndiblasio: Amazing. Sidenote: I am moving here. City of Green Bay gives flex time to half marathoners for training wp.me/p5Xtx1-4EU #runchat

Where Next Kev? Kevin Hart Partners with Nike for Another 5K in San Francisco

runhaven.com — Where Next Kev? Kevin Hart Partners with Nike for Another 5K in San Francisco Nike+ Run Club is joining forces with comedian Kevin Hart for a 5K run along the Marina waterfront in San Francisco this Saturday at 8:04 a.m.

What You Need To Know About Your Gross Runner's Toenails

runhaven.com — What You Need To Know About Your Nightmare Runner's Toenails Here at RunHaven, we get a ton of questions from our readers - and we love it! When a question came in about toenails, our editors sent it right to me: the Missing Toenail Queen.
Jul 08, 2015

Runners have very weird toenail problems. Here's how to deal if/when you fall victim. bit.ly/1CYsV92 #runchat pic.twitter.com/KY7OW8Ay2t

Jul 13, 2015

Overheard at @RunHaven: "I just want to get all my toenails surgically removed." On a related note: bit.ly/1M6KJXF #runchat

Studio Partners With Shelter for Kitty Camaraderie During Yoga Class (It's Adorable)

runhaven.com — Studio Partners With Shelter for Kitty Camaraderie During Yoga Class (It's Adorable) I would get exactly no yoga done in this yoga class. Prepare yourselves - this is adorable. Homeward Bound Pet Shelter in Decatur, Ill., has partnered with Yoga at Connie's for purrfect yoga class complete with kitty companions.

Man Collapses and Dies During RAGNAR Relay

runhaven.com — Man Collapses and Dies During RAGNAR Relay Tyler Rasch, 46, of Park City, Utah, collapsed while running the RAGNAR relay in Paradise, Utah, The Cache County Sheriff's Office said. Rasch was six miles into his 6.2-mile leg of the race at the time, Cache County Sheriff Lt. Brian Locke said.

Happy Father's Day to the Dad of the Fastest Girl in The Universe

runhaven.com — My dad isn't a runner, but you wouldn't know it by the hours he spent at the track or on the cross-country course. He may not have been running, but he was - and still is - my biggest cheerleader. My mom is too, of course, but Mom - it's Father's Day.
Jun 19, 2015

Because of my dad, I know how it feels to be the fastest runner in the world — even though I am not runhaven.com/?p=16638 #runchat #Fathers

Run Nike Women's San Francisco Race is Back

runhaven.com — Run Nike Women's San Francisco Race is Back - And We Have A Date! Mark your calendars! The Nike Women's race series is back in San Francisco. The sports giant announced today that the race will take place on October 18. The race begins at 6:30 a.m.
Jun 15, 2015

Yes! We finally have a date! Who is entering the lotto for @nikewomen 13.1 in San Francisco? wp.me/p5Xtx1-4n2 #runchat @NikeRunning

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Jul 30, 2015

@lnrbailey Marketing aside, I love the product, haha. In a lot of miles, it's never done me wrong!

Jul 30, 2015

@lnrbailey Haha. I sure do! Not sure why they picked it to be hers. I bet there is an interesting marketing story

Jul 30, 2015

@lnrbailey Interesting! The ingredient lists are different bc"hers"is moisturizing. Bet the marketing has helped sales! Wish it wasn't pink.

Jul 30, 2015

@PRRunning @PRRaces @PRR_DC that's awesome! Congrats guys! That's right by my house. Any celebratory runs planned?



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