This particular runner doesnt know the Penguin. A struggling back-of-the-packer, hes puffing through a 5K on aching legs, and doesnt recognise the trademark waddle of the man ahead of him. That man is John Bingham, the man they call the Penguin
If you're a slower runner looking for motivation - or anyone looking for affirmation of life - RW columnist John 'The Penguin' Bingham is your man. We're proud to bring you this index of links to his columns.But first... the Penguin on
child. However, I’m only just learning how to approach my inner penguin.At first, I didn’t even know I had an inner penguin. I thought that being a penguin was about being satisfied with what I had, and about finding joy in the moment – and movement
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 ...
There are times when a single image is crystallised into a lifetimes memory. These are moments of transcendence, awareness, enlightenment. And sometimes these memories become road signs that direct us along the highway of our lives.Such a moment occurred for me in the middle o...
the indignity of finishing behind the Penguin. In the end, though, it’s all a matter of fun. Besides, unless the awards are being given to the top 30 finishers in each age group, I’m only competing for my own bragging rights
the indignity of finishing behind the Penguin. In the end, though, its all a matter of fun. Besides, unless the awards are being given to the top 30 finishers in each age group, Im only competing for my own bragging rights
It happens every time I lead a pacing group. There are always a few runners who just can’t stand to run in the pack. This year’s Flora London Marathon was no different. They were there – the lead clique. They were less than a metre ahead of the pack, but still ran clearly in fron...
Imagine a marathon with seven starts, nine finishes and 1600 turns, run almost continuously for 48 hours on a course only 328ft long. Imagine a marathon at which whales, seals and penguins are the only spectators. Imagine a marathon run
He had the look. As he tightened his shoelaces, tucked in his shirt and carefully donned his sunglasses, he had all the makings of a racer. He was a runner in search of a 5K PB. Everyone around him knew it.Making his way to the start line, he was oblivious to the other runners ar...
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