Senior editor at RunHaven. Formerly at @USATODAY. President of American News Women's Club. Marathoner. Cat lady. Triathlete in training. Always hungry.

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

runhaven.com — My Body, My Run, My Safety - So Stop Telling Me To Shut Up About It 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."

Oh, you didn’t want your gym bag to grow fungus? I guess you should try Apera

runhaven.com — Oh, you didn't want your gym bag to grow fungus? I guess you should try Apera Being a runner stinks. In the summer, your runs end drenched in sweat. If you run in the winter, you have to layer-up. That means your base layer gets covered in sweat. Stinky, stinky sweat.

Father's Response Goes Viral After Principal Disapproves of Family Trip To Boston Marathon

runhaven.com — Father's Response Goes Viral After Principal Disapproves of Family Trip To Boston Marathon A father is fighting back after his kids' school principal disapproved of his decision to take his kids out of school to bring them to the Boston Marathon.

Runners Concerned For Safety In Wake Of Baltimore Riots

runhaven.com — Runners Concerned For Safety In Wake Of Baltimore Riots As TV screens around the country are dominated by the unrest in Baltimore, the streets of this beloved running city have become unsafe for local runners. "We closed our stores yesterday just for the safety of our staff," says Brian Nasuta, who is working at Charm City Run in downtown Baltimore.

You'll Never Believe What This Runner Pulled Off For His Brother's Birthday

runhaven.com — You'll Never Believe What This Runner Pulled Off For His Brother's Birthday OK. This is awesome. I have the pleasure of knowing Chris Heuisler - you might know him as the RunWestin Concierge (and if you don't know him, you should follow him on Twitter at @RunWestin).

Man With Muscular Dystrophy Finishes Boston Marathon in 20 Hours

runhaven.com — Some of us had already woken up this morning when the final Boston Marathon finisher was completing his 26.2 mile journey at 5 a.m. - 20 hours after the mobility impaired division took off. Maickel Melamed has muscular dystrophy, a condition that makes even walking extremely difficult.

Reigning Boston Champ Meb Gets Personal With RunHaven

runhaven.com — Reigning Boston Champ Meb Gets Personal With RunHaven RunHaven is feeling pretty lucky. Reigning Boston Marathon champion Meb Keflezighi welcomed us to follow him along from the mountains of Mammoth Lakes, Calif., where he trains, all the way to his family's hotel room in Boston as he got ready the night before the 2015 Boston Marathon.

Gotcha! 6 Best Running-Related April Fool's Pranks

runhaven.com — Gotcha! 6 Best Running-Related April Fool's Pranks It's that time of year again! April Fool's Day. Here is a roundup of our favorite running-related April Fool's Day pranks. Did we miss one? Let us know! Email runhaven@gmail.com 1. Phew! What we've always wanted!

No Runners Finish 100-Mile Barkley For First Time Since 2007

runhaven.com — No Runners Finish 100-Mile Barkley Challenge For First Time Since 2007 For the first time since 2007, not one of the 40 runners who attempted the 100-mile Barkley Marathons were able to finish. The Barkley is considered one of the toughest and most secretive 100-mile races.

Getting Through the Rough Patches

runhaven.com — You'd never believe that Stephanie Howe hated endurance sports growing up - even though she was good at them. "I wanted to do team sports - volleyball, gymnastics," she laughs. "I wanted to be with my friends." Boy, have things taken a turn. Four years ago, Howe did her first 50K and fell in love.
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May 28, 2015

Yoga upon arrival? @nikerunning's #CampZoom is off to an awesome start. These nike studio wraps ROCK. #runchat pic.twitter.com/PVbzUXwBL6

May 28, 2015

RT @Runners_Connect: My Body, My Run, My Safety — So Stop Telling Me To Shut Up About It bit.ly/1J4PdeJ via @runhaven from @ndiblasio

May 27, 2015

For those times when you're home alone and catch yourself singing "Fifty Nifty United States" bit.ly/1exv4Tg #yikes #notthefirsttime

May 27, 2015

I am preparing for my trip to #PreClassic in Oregon tomorrow by rewatching all the Pre clips and movies I can find online. Links welcome.

May 27, 2015

@elbowglitter @CoSchedule I am in the middle of it now.. Do you like it? I can't figure it out!

May 27, 2015

Help! I need an online content planning calendar tool for my team. Everything I am trying is driving me bonkers. Suggestions?

May 27, 2015

RT @ChipMahaney: Are you following the #spellingbee hashtag and the @scrippsbee account? LIVE spelling right now on ESPN3.com.

May 27, 2015

@runningreading1 @ScrippsBee It's my favorite place ever. The folks who put it on think of everything and make it amazing for the kids.



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