I was an old man when I started running. Not that 43 is all that old, its just that I was living an old mans life in an old mans body, dreaming an old mans dreams. Im much younger than that now.Before I started running, I could count the years of accumulated excess like the ...
continued to pass me. First the sub-2:30 marathoners, then the sub-3:00 group, and so on. Little by little they all caught up to me, until I was running with those who hoped to finish in the sub-4:00 range. I began to feel more at home with these runners
It started long before it began. The idea was as eloquent as it was simple and perhaps a tad outrageous: stuff a couple of pairs of running shoes and a change of clothes into the saddlebags of a motorbike and head across country in search of new roads and new friends. As with ...
occurred for me in the middle of a marathon relay. My mother, my son and I were a team. Being the real runner, I completed the first 13.9-mile leg. My son, blessed with youth and enthusiasm, had the 9.3 miles in the middle, and my mother, claiming
your run«BR»Author: John Bingham«BR»Pics: «BR»Issue date: «BR»Keywords:«BR»Type: --Nearly everything I know about running Ive learned from other runners. Sure, Ive picked up some great training tips from books and magazines, but most of the really
This section is adapted from No Need For Speed - A Beginner's Guide To The Joy Of Running, by John Bingham. Buy this book!You may be uncomfortable hearing that no one can tell you what your fitness goals should be. No one can tell you how much
Extract from No Need For Speed by John Bingham (Rodale International Limited, £8.99). To order direct from Runner's World for the special price of £7.99 (inc P&P), call 0800 731 0622 and quote 55174-0.Those who know me well know that I enjoy
and would not yield. They persisted in running ahead of me – not just somewhere in the vicinity ahead of me, but, for most of the race, directly in front of me.London 2000 was my 21st marathon. It was remarkable because I’d never intended to run even one
for the marathon in 1999. He and I ran the same marathon in Chicago on the same course on the same day. He finished in 2:05:42. I finished in just over 5:30:00. In fact, I heard the announcement that he had set the worlds record as I was approaching mile 11
d known when they started out. JOHN BINGHAM1. Three steps forward, two steps backI thought that once Id started running regularly, Id become increasingly better all the time. I thought my progress would be linear. For a while, thats exactly what
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