Running was awarded the 2017 Iowa Arts Council fellowship. In 2018 she completed a major permanent installation called Five Miles From Fayette at Upper Iowa University, and a temporary installation in the Governor’s Office at the Iowa State Capital using herbarium samples from the 1800’s as inspiration. She has recently exhibited her work at the Morris Graves Museum, Eureka CA, Western Carolina Museum of Fine Art in North Carolina, the Front Gallery, New Orleans, LA, The Dubuque Museum, Dubuque, IA and the National Taiwan University of the Arts.
In 2019 she and her collaborator Denise Bookwalter completed the artists book Fashioning at Small Craft Advisory Press. She has been an artist in residence at the Jentel Foundation, Sheridan WY, Penland School of Crafts, Penland N.C., Constellation Studios, Lincoln NE and The Vermont Studio Center, Johnson VT.